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Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

A double whammy of news for oil producers has seen the price of a barrel of crude rise by ten percent.

Wall Street dips as Biden nears finish line

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Wall Street dips as Biden nears finish line

Wall Street dipped after four straight days of rises as vote counting across US battleground states showed Joe Biden is heading for victory.

Assad blames Lebanese banking controls for Syria’s economic crisis

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Assad blames Lebanese banking controls for Syria’s economic crisis

Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad has blamed Syria’s deepening economic crisis on capital controls imposed by Lebanese banks, saying that billions ...

World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

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Global stocks surge, dollar slumps as Americans vote

Traders are looking at the contest largely through the prism of the election's impact on the US response to the pandemic.

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Biden joined by Obama as Trump targets Pennsylvania

For the first time since the start of the campaign, Joe Biden will be joined on stage by former President Barack Obama.

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Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Joe Biden promised to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the US if he became President as US cases continue to skyrocket.

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Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

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EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

The EU sanctioned Putin's inner circle over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.

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BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do business ...

Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

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Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

The Assad regime blames fresh sanctions imposed by Washington earlier this year for the worsening fuel crisis.

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

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Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

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Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

Emergency Qatari aid will be sent to Sudan, authorities announced on Sunday, as the flood-stricken country was declared a natural disaster zone.

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Sudan declares state of emergency following deadly floods

The flooding has impacted the lives of half a million people and damaged over 100,000 homes, according to authorities.

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Kuwait to rebuild Beirut grain silos destroyed in blast

Originally built with Kuwaiti funds, Beirut's grain silos will be rebuilt by the donor country after the deadly port explosion.

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing ...

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TNA Voice Podcast: News Digest: The aftermath of #BeirutExplosion

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

Impact Lebanon: the group leading the Beirut aid appeal

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Impact Lebanon: the group leading the Beirut aid appeal

As the political elite point fingers of blame, aid groups stepped up to help Lebanon during this time. Impact Lebanon is one of them.

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Lebanon is not facing bread crisis after explosion: minister

Caretaker Economy Minister Raoul Nehme has said Beirut's port is open and ready to receive container ships following the deadly blast last week.

Beirut explosion: WFP to send wheat flour to Lebanon

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Beirut explosion: WFP to send wheat flour to Lebanon

The United Nations food-assistance branch will aid Beirut with 50,000 tonnes of wheat flour after the country's only only grain silo was ...

The Beirut blast: An accident in name only

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The Beirut blast: An accident in name only

Comment: Blatant, perhaps criminal, negligence and bureaucratic ineptitude were the immediate causes of the explosion, says the International ...

UN scrambles to get aid to Beirut

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UN scrambles to get aid to Beirut

The United Nations' agencies are scrambling to meet multiple urgent needs in Lebanon following the Beirut blast.

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