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The Takeaway: US says Iran deal still possible; breakout time is ‘few weeks’

Islamic State steps up attacks during Ramadan; Arab-Israelis call for calm at Al Aqsa; Russian oligarchs and Egypt; Egyptian Christians alarmed by killing of priest; water scarcity threatens Jordan’s oryx; the storyteller from Idlib; and more;  in less than 1200 words.

Leading the news: Biden administration backs off deadline for Iran deal return 

Deadlines slip for ‘complex questions’: 

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