Chemical weapons removal from Syria nearly complete
BEIRUT — With its latest deadline days away, Syria is close to eliminating its stockpile of chemical weapons, monitors said Tuesday, an improbable accomplishment in the midst of civil war that is likely to diminish further the possibility of international intervention.
After a slow start that prompted U.S. accusations of stalling, the government of President Bashar Assad has shipped almost 90% of its chemical weapons materials out of the country, raising hope that it can finish the job by Sunday. [...]
... and in Iran:
The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is Working
With most of its medium-enriched uranium diluted, Tehran's interim agreement with the world powers appears to be a success. [...]