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Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered Jordan a loan of $100 million, as the kingdom attempts to get its finances in order following the cancellation of unpopular austerity measures.

Haftar announced a new offensive to "crush the enemy" moments before forces declared two key oil export terminals recaptured.

<em>Oil</em> prices drop after Iran OPEC production deal

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Oil prices drop after Iran OPEC production deal

Oil prices have continued to drop after Iran and leading producers Saudi Arabia and Russia agreed on a plan to increase production.

Saudi, Iran brace for tense OPEC meet in Vienna

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Saudi, Iran brace for tense OPEC meet in Vienna

Observers expect Friday's OPEC gathering to be one of the most heated meetings between the oil producing cartel in years.

Head of Saudi entertainment authority sacked

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Head of Saudi entertainment authority sacked

The head of Saudi's entertainment authority was sacked, as Mohammed bin Salman continues an image overhaul in the country.

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Five people die and scores rescued off Libya

More than a hundred people were rescued while five died after a boat carrying refugees sank off the Libya coast.

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Fuel hike rage prompts taxi driver murder in Egypt

A quarrel over a taxi fare turned deadly on Sunday after fuel price hikes sparked uncertainty and unleashed fury in austerity-stricken Egypt

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Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi air defences said they have intercepted a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen.

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Syria state media: US-led coalition hit regime position

The US-led coalition targeted regime positions in Deir Ezzor, according to the Syrian state news agency.

Global <em>oil</em> production to be hiked following Saudi-Russian agreement

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Global oil production to be hiked following Saudi-Russian agreement

Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to boost global oil production by 1.5 million barrels a day in the third quarter of 2018, following ...

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Libya oil chief calls for militias to withdraw

The head of Libya's state oil company on Saturday called on militias who have launched an offensive in the country's 'oil ...

Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya <em>oil</em> terminals

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Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

The attack on the oil facilities comes after feuding Libyan leaders, including Haftar, agreed to try to hold elections this December in ...

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 ...

Haftar forces close to taking final eastern Libya city

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Haftar forces close to taking final eastern Libya city

Forces loyal to Libya's septuagenarian renegade general are close to taking over the eastern city of Derna.

HRW slams Saudi Arabia's 'unprecedented crackdown' on activists

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HRW slams Saudi Arabia's 'unprecedented crackdown' on activists

A leading international rights group has slammed the Saudi Arabia's 'unprecedented and vicious' crackdown on activists in the kingdom, as the ...

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World Cup kick-off! Russia-Saudi Arabia LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

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Key Libya oil port closes following fresh militia clashes

A Libyan oil port has been forced to halt exports, following clashes between fighters loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar and ...

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US urges Kenya to investigate South Sudan investments

The United States has said that Kenya should investigate investments made by South Sudanese elites in the east African country.

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Sophia has more rights than Saudi Arabia's migrant workers

Comment: Robot Sophia presents us with a future where robots are recognised as human, while migrants continue to toil with no basic rights, ...

Trump again slams OPEC for 'artificially' high <em>oil</em> prices

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Trump again slams OPEC for 'artificially' high oil prices

Iran has swiped back, accusing the president of stoking volatility after withdrawing from the nuclear arms deal.

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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 ...

The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

Investigating the fire at the ballot warehouse after the recount was ordered - our weekly round-up of the latest news from Iraq.

Iraq accuses other <em>oil</em> producers of exceeding quotas

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Iraq accuses other oil producers of exceeding quotas

Iraq has accused other oil-producing nations of exceeding OPEC-agreed quotas.

Corruption blamed for death-trap sewers in Iraq

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Corruption blamed for death-trap sewers in Iraq

Young people have become trapped and suffocated in neglected sewers.

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