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Canceling Out The 'Background Noise' On Egypt-Israel Relations

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Israel Isn't Going To Attack Us, Iran's U.N. Ambassador Says

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in 2009. Behrouz Mehri /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. on Monday (Sept. 19, 2011). Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Ari Shapiro

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U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice

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