News Roundup 9/4/19

US News

  • Activists look to push Democrats to hold Israel and ICE to the same standards on family separation. [Link]

Iran

  • France is working on a proposal to Iran that would offer Iran a $15 billion line of credit if Iran returns to compliance with the nuclear agreement. The French proposal still needs the approval of the US. [Link]
  • Iran said it would reduce its commitments to the nuclear agreement unless a deal with European countries was made by Thursday. Iran started to reduce its commitments to the deal after Trump left the deal and put sanctions on Iran. [Link]
  • The US places sanctions on Iran’s civilian space agency. The US claims Iran is using the space agency to develop missiles. [Link]

Iraq

  • An American working for an international demining group died working to demine Iraq. [Link]

Yemen

  • Saudi Arabia is deploying more troops to southern Yemen to fight the UAE backed separatists. [Link]
  • The UN warns that the US, UK, and France may be guilty of war crimes in Yemen. The report says the Western states should end weapons sales to the UAE and Saudi. [Link]

Mali

  • At least 14 people were killed when a bomb exploded under a bus in Mali. [Link]
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