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Egypt's parliament has approved a controversial draft law allowing foreigners to buy the Egyptian nationality for almost $400,000, the state-run MENA news agency reported.

'It is not good for us or for the world, but they have riots in all their cities,' Trump told Fox News.

Iran looks to withdraw $350 million from German bank

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Iran looks to withdraw $350 million from German bank

A German-Iranian bank is considering a request by Tehran to withdraw millions of dollars due to US sanctions.

US to cut Iran oil exports to zero

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US to cut Iran oil exports to zero

Washington wants to stop Iran profiting from exporting oil.

Trump allies push for Iran regime change after protests

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Trump allies push for Iran regime change after protests

On Monday traders at Tehran's Grand Bazaar staged a rare strike following earlier reports of street protests in provincial cities.

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Rouhani calls for unity in face of economic woes

Iran has faced mounting economic woes since the United States in May pulled out of a 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.

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Iran in 'economic war' with US: Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani made the remarks a day after mass protests swept through Iran, with demonstrators calling on the leader to resign.

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Mass protests sweep through Tehran as Iranian currency plummets

The shopkeepers of Tehran's bazaars have gone on strike as the rial hits record lows, while protesters take to the capital's streets calling for ...

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Turkey lira climbs 3 percent after Erdogan election win

Investor confidence was shored up after Erdogan secured a decisive victory, ending worries political uncertainty would drive down the ...

Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

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Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, vowing in his victory speech to ...

Quentin Müller

Can the Sadrist movement transcend sectarianism in Iraq?

Interview: Quentin Muller speaks to Moqtada al-Sadr's chief of staff, Dhia al-Asadi, about the Iraqi cleric's vision for Iraq.

Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

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Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

Feature: Three years after deadly terrorist attacks, tourism is making a positive return in Tunisia, signalling the start of a real recovery, ...

Egypt increases fuel prices in new austerity measures

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Egypt increases fuel prices in new austerity measures

Egypt has announced steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures designed to ...

Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

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Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Comment: Compared to Obama's Iran deal, Trump's nuclear 'diplomacy' with North Korea looks weak and disappointing, writes Paul R. Pillar.

Dubai real estate a money-laundering haven, new report finds

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Dubai real estate a money-laundering haven, new report finds

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for ...

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Egypt hikes electricity charges in austerity drive

Austerity measures in Egypt have seen the prices of basic goods and utilities to soar.

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Turkey raises interest rates to strengthen weak lira

Turkey's lira rallied on Thursday as the central bank announced that interest rates would be hiked to help strengthen the flagging ...

Andrew Leber

Fear and Loathing on the Arabian Peninsula

Comment: The stalemate continues after a year of blockade and barbs, writes Andrew Leber.

Camille Lons

Oman: Neutrality under pressure

Comment: After Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, Oman's relationship with Iran and its regional neighbours is coming under mounting ...

Algeria bans pan-Africa media outlet Jeune Afrique

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Algeria bans pan-Africa media outlet Jeune Afrique

Algerian authorities have reportedly banned a pan-African media outlet in the latest attack on press freedom in the North African country.

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Erdogan asks Turks to prop up currency, buy liras

The Turkish lira has dropped by 16 percent against the US dollar this month, as imports grow more expensive for citizens.

Erdogan promises to make Turkey a 'high-income' country

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Erdogan promises to make Turkey a 'high-income' country

President Erdogan is promising that he will boost Turkey's economy and raise living standards as he prepares for next month's elections.

Turkish central bank raises interest rate to lift <em>currency</em>

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Turkish central bank raises interest rate to lift currency

Turkish lira regains some of its value after central bank’s monetary policy committee held an emergency meeting and announced it was raising ...

Turkish lira crashes to new low against the dollar

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Turkish lira crashes to new low against the dollar

Turkey's lira is in free-fall, losing five percent of its value in one day and adding pressure on the central bank to increase interest rates, ...

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