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Iraqi Kurdistan is diversifying its economy as oil prices dive and the coronavirus pandemic destabilizes the economy.

US President Donald Trump plowed through $1 billion cash through his election campaign.

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Malia Bouattia

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western nations, writes Malia Boauttia.

At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

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At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

At least six people were killed when a convoy of oil workers was ambushed by gunmen in Balochistan.

Turkey to raise estimate for Black Sea gas discovery

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Turkey to raise estimate for Black Sea gas discovery

New guidance may be issued on the Tuna-1 find as early as next week, according to a report.

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Sudan peace will cost $7.5 billion: finance minister

A peace deal between Sudan's government and rebels comes with a hefty price tag.

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Trump sanctions Iran banks, seeking crippling blow

US President Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on Iranian banks, seeking to deal a further blow to Iran’s economy as it struggles to ...

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Saudi Arabia could buy stake in UAE supermarket chain

Lulu is one of the biggest supermarket chains in the Gulf region.

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Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

Representatives from the transitional government and rebel groups signed the deal.

Egypt secures 25 million doses of Russian coronavirus vaccine

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Egypt secures 25 million doses of Russian coronavirus vaccine

Russia has clinched a deal that could supply Covid-19 vaccines for around a quarter of Egypt's population.

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Tony Blair 'played key role in UAE-Israel normalisation'

The former UK prime minister was instrumental in paving the way for UAE-Israel normalisation, according to media reports.

Putin, Saudi king discuss joint vaccine production: Kremlin

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Putin, Saudi king discuss joint vaccine production: Kremlin

Putin and Salman discussed t production of a vaccine that was developed by Russia,

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Nizar Hassan

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Comment: The 'new contract' Macron proposes for Lebanon will allow corrupt elites to remain in power, while selling the country out to French ...

Egypt arrests witnesses in Fairmont hotel gang rape case

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Egypt arrests witnesses in Fairmont hotel gang rape case

Three key witnesses in an investigation into an alleged gang rape at Cairo's Fairmont hotel in 2014 have been arrested without access to a ...

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage sites.

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by profit-making activity.

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MENA billionaires earned double cost of Beirut repairs

The Middle East's 21 billionaires have amassed $63 million every day since March, a combined bounty double the amount needed to repair the ...

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Greece, Turkey draw in allies in Mediterranean war games

As tensions between Turkey and Greece continued to increase, the row between the two neighbours has dragged in their allies.

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Assad awards duty-free contract to Rami Makhlouf’s brother

Bashar al-Assad has awarded a contract to operate Syria’s duty-free shops to the brother of Rami Makhlouf, Assad’s billionaire businessman ...

EU hails 'important and positive' Libya ceasefire deal

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EU hails 'important and positive' Libya ceasefire deal

European Union diplomatic chief Josep Borrell hailed an "important and positive" initiative, adding it was "crucial now that all parties stand ...

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Turkey announces historic gas discovery in Black Sea

Turkey revealed that drilling in the Black Sea has led to the discovery of gas reserves.

Kuwait running out of cash to pay government workers

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Kuwait running out of cash to pay government workers

Kuwaiti lawmakers have stalled annual payments to a sovereign wealth fund as the cash-strapped Gulf state assesses its options.

More than half of pre-blast Lebanon 'trapped in poverty'

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More than half of pre-blast Lebanon 'trapped in poverty'

A United Nations agency said more than half of Lebanon's population were trapped in poverty even before the devastating Beirut port blast.

Spanish royal palace confirms that ex-king fled to UAE

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Spanish royal palace confirms that ex-king fled to UAE

The royal palace in Spain has confirmed previous reports that former King Juan Carlos, who faces corruption allegations, has fled to Abu Dhabi

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