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Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, after Kerry testified before the committee's hearing on the impacts of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on U.S. Interests and the Military Balance in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran. He will not visit Israel, America's foremost Mideast ally and the primary foreign opponent of the Iran agreement.