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Ethiopia has announced that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will begin producing electricity in August.

After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that participants agreed to 'intensify the process'.

'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

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'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

Reviving the historic nuclear deal could be within reach ahead of the Iran elections, a Washington official said on Thursday.

IMF 'ready' to help Tunisia with aid package: official

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IMF 'ready' to help Tunisia with aid package: official

The International Monetary Fund said it is prepared to assist Tunisia with an aid package, after the Washington-based lender met with Tunisian ...

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

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Poster of Iranian leaders taken down in Baghdad

The posters of Iran's former and current supreme leaders were allegedly put up near the shrine of a revered Sunni Imam by hardline Shia militias backed by Tehran.

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Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq

Recent discussions between Saudi Arabia and Iran were not the first instance of talks between the two countries in Iraq, Iraqi ...

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Egypt, Turkey officials hold talks to reset frayed ties

Egypt's foreign ministry has confirmed that the deputy foreign ministers of both nations are chairing meetings in Cairo for talks on normalising ...

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

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US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

A senior White House official on Sunday denied reports from Tehran that an agreement had been reached with Iran for the release of four ...

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Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

Somali president asks PM to organise elections

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Somali president asks PM to organise elections

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed asked for the elections to be organised as soon as possible.

Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

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Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

The Vienna talks aim to achieve a concrete result 'by the end of May', according to diplomats.

Most British women in Syria are trafficking victims: NGO

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Most British women in Syria are trafficking victims: NGO

Rights group Reprieve says most British women and children held in northeast Syria are trafficking victims who should be supported by the ...

Iran nuclear deal: As talks continue, so do obstacles

Brooke Anderson

Iran nuclear deal: As talks continue, so do obstacles

As efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal continue, mounting obstacles call into question how much the US-Iran indirect talks can withstand.

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France sanctions Lebanese figures implicated in Beirut crises

Lebanese figures involved in the country's political crisis or corruption now face sanctions by France, Paris said.

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Lebanon to restart US-mediated maritime border talks with Israel

The talks relate to an area of the eastern Mediterranean thought to contain significant quantities of oil and natural gas.

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US special envoy for Yemen to visit Saudi Arabia

The US' special envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, is visiting Saudi Arabia in an effort to discuss de-escalation efforts.

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Chinese investors in talks to buy Aramco stake: report

The report come after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said a 'leading global energy company' was in talks to buy a one percent stake in Aramco.

'Saudi Newcastle United consortium' partner is 'donor to Conservatives'

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'Saudi Newcastle United consortium' partner is 'donor to Conservatives'

A partner to the Saudi consortium whose planned takeover of Newcastle United is currently undergoing legal arbitration has reportedly given ...

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Iran nuclear deal talks to 'speed up': Tehran

Iran's foreign ministry said that participants in the third round of talks to bring Washington back to the 2015 nuclear deal have agreed to ...

Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal to resume

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Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal to resume

Parties to the Iran nuclear agreement are expected to resume their negotiations on Tuesday in Vienna.

Iranian warships 'aggressively' approached US vessels

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Iranian warships 'aggressively' approached US vessels

Warships from Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps 'aggressively' approached two American vessels in Gulf waters earlier this month.

Israel national security adviser to meet US counterpart: report

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Israel national security adviser to meet US counterpart: report

Israel's Meir Ben Shabbat has reportedly been instructed to present Israel's opposition to reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

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