Middle East

FILE - Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia, Sept. 26, 2019.
Egypt sees the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as an existential risk, fearing it will threaten scarce water supplies in Egypt and power generation at its own dam in Aswan
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By Reuters
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 15:35
Iraqi Shiite cleric and political leader Moqtada al-Sadr delivers the Eid al-Fitr sermon during the Muslim holiday's morning prayer at the Grand Mosque of Kufa near the central shrine city of Najaf, June 5, 2019.
Influential Shi'ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr has given his supporters the green light to resume anti-government protests, after the movement was interrupted following a deadly crackdown
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 11:31
Anti-government protesters shout slogans in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 20, 2019.
The unrest erupted after the government proposed new taxes, part of stringent austerity measures amid a growing economic crisis
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 11:06
FILE - Employees of the Saudi Aramco oil company prepare for the first day of the Arab Oil and Gas exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The IPO forms the cornerstone of a reform program conceived by the kingdom's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to wean the Saudi economy off its reliance on oil
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By AFP
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:45
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According to a statement from Pelosi's office, the delegation met Saturday with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 08:20
The Al-Asasif Cachette consisted of 30 coffins, 26 of them intact and sealed. Many were painted coffins of 22nd Dynasty priests and priestesses of Egypt's deities Amun and Khonsu. (H. Elrasam/VOA)
An Egyptian archeology mission working on the west bank of the Nile has discovered 30 intact and sealed coffins of 22nd Dynasty priests and priestesses of Egypt's deities Amun and Khonsu
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 07:50
Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters return from the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad, as they are pictured on the Turkish-Syrian…
Sunday’s attack underlines how fragile the cease-fire agreement is
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By Reuters
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 04:50

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