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Israeli lawmakers negotiate ahead of looming budget deadline

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli lawmakers were trying to negotiate a last minute deal on Sunday to push back a looming budget deadline and avoid...

Iran’s Khamenei warns economy will worsen if virus spreads

Tehran (AFP) - Iran's supreme leader warned on Saturday that the country's economic problems would worsen if the novel coronavirus spreads unchecked, saying the...

IMF chief says more unity needed in Lebanon on reforms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday she does not yet have reason to see a breakthrough in...

Libya oil company: Russian mercenaries enter major oilfield

CAIRO (AP) — Russian and other foreign mercenaries have entered Libya’s largest oil field, the country's National Oil Corporation said on Friday, describing the...

Egypt, Sudan: Ethiopia won’t fill disputed dam before accord

CAIRO (AP) — The leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed that Ethiopia will refrain from filling its new hydroelectric dam on the...

Egypt secures $5.2 billion IMF loan amid coronavirus fallout

CAIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Friday approved Egypt’s request for a $5.2 billion loan as the country’s economy reels from the...

IMF approves $5.2 bn, 1-year loan program for Egypt

Washington (AFP) - The IMF board on Friday approved a one-year, $5.2 billion financing package for Egypt to help the country alleviate the economic...

Youths in Tunisia’s deprived south dream of ‘real’ jobs

Tataouine (AFP) - In the southernmost Tunisian town of Tataouine, being young often means being unemployed, while even those who have a job dream...

EU’s Borrell says Turkish gas drills off Cyprus ‘must stop’

Nicosia, Cyprus (AFP) - European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Thursday that "illegal" Turkish drilling for gas off the divided island of...

Donor conference raises $1.8 billion for Sudan – Germany

Berlin (AFP) - Pledges worth $1.8 billion were made at a donor conference to drum up international support for Sudan on Thursday, said Germany's...

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