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Seized Nuclear Material in Iraq Called 'Low Grade'

The U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday it believed nuclear material Iraq said had been seized by insurgents was “low grade” and did not pose a significant security risk. Iraq told the United Nations in a July 8 letter that the nuclear materials had been taken from a university in the country's north. It appealed for help to “stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad”. Al-Qaida offshoot, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), took over swaths of...

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