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"Tunisia faces two immediate challenges: saving lives and livelihoods until the pandemic wanes, and starting to bring economic imbalances back to a sustainable trajectory."

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

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New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood has predicted that Egypt will witness an uprising against the practices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

Wall Street closes at record high after Biden inauguration

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Wall Street closes at record high after Biden inauguration

Wall Street closed at a record high following the inauguration of US President Joe Biden.

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Lebanon signs with Pfizer for 2.1 million vaccine doses

The Pfizer deal negotiated is said to be for $18 a dose, a price that takes into consideration Lebanon's economic troubles, and is expected to cover 20% of the population.

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Lebanon OKs law to import vaccines

Lebanon approved a draft law allowing imports of coronavirus vaccines as the country hit a new record in case numbers.

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Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump plans to leave town before his successor Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Trump says term is ending, transition will be orderly

In a statement released on his aides Twitter account, Trump has said that there will be an orderly transition of power.

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail despite US extradition block

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WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail despite US extradition block

Julian Assange has been denied bail and must now remain in custody in Britain, a London court ruled.

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Georgia votes in polls that could shape Biden presidency

Georgia voting has opened for Senate seats as the country closes views the state for results, Amid Trump controversy.

Syrians forced into extortionate bribes to contact imprisoned relatives

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Syrians forced into extortionate bribes to contact imprisoned relatives

Families of imprisoned Syrians are forced to pay huge amounts to contact their imprisoned relatives, according to the Association of Detainees ...

Oman foresees $5.7 bn deficit in 2021 budget

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Oman foresees $5.7 bn deficit in 2021 budget

The government expects revenues of 8.64 billion riyals based on an oil price of $45 dollars a barrel, 19 percent less than in 2020.

Trump lashes out at Republicans over looming veto override

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Trump lashes out at Republicans over looming veto override

Senator Mitch McConnell, the powerful leader of the Republican majority in the Senate, scheduled a vote to override the president's veto of the ...

In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

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In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Trump's veto as "reckless".

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Trump, under pressure, signs $900 bn Covid relief bill

The turnaround came after a day marked by calls from all sides of the political spectrum for action to avert an economic and social disaster, especially for America's vulnerable populations.

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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

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Trump blocks Coronavirus pandemic relief package

Donald Trump has caused chaos in US parliament after refusing a $900 billion pandemic relief.

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French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

The official gave no specific date or details of what information the investigators would seek from Ghosn.

US Police: Explosion in Nashville believed to be 'intentional'

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US Police: Explosion in Nashville believed to be 'intentional'

An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning is believed to be intentional.

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Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in Bethlehem and elsewhere

Coronavirus restrictions are keeping away the thousands of visitors who usually celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

Saudi Arabia reshuffles $360 billion sovereign wealth fund's management

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles $360 billion sovereign wealth fund's management

Riyadh's reshuffle at the PIF comes as the $360 billion fund looks set to dramatically increase domestic spending.

US lawmakers near a vote on virus relief plan

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US lawmakers near a vote on virus relief plan

US lawmakers appeared on track to pass a roughly $900 billion Covid-19 relief package for millions of Americans, after Democrats and Republicans ...

Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

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Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

European countries banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that a new strain of the virus was "out of control".

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