The Takeaway: US envoy: Iran ‘missing good opportunities’ to talk with Washington

Highlights: Hook says there is no national security argument for letting UN arms embargo on Iran expire; Bibi goes for broke on Iran; Iraqi PM vows to bring Hashemi’s killers to justice; Baalbeck Festival offers inspiration to Lebanon.

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By Andrew Parasiliti

Jul 8, 2020