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    Saudi confident of friendly ties with Biden

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:56pm on November 22, 2020

    Saudi Arabia expects no major change in its relationship with the US under Joe Biden, a senior official told CNN, despite the president-elect pledging to...

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    14 fighters killed in Syria airstrikes

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:52pm on November 22, 2020

    At least 14 pro-Iran militia fighters from Iraq and Afghanistan were killed in air strikes in war-torn eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

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    Trump goes golfing amid G20 summit

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:49pm on November 22, 2020

    US president Donald Trump went golfing after making a brief online appearance at the G20 summit Saturday, an event hosted by Saudi Arabia but staged...

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    Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:47pm on November 22, 2020

    Israel said Sunday its military struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response to a rocket attack launched from the Palestinian enclave. The Israeli air force...

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    Saudi confident of 'friendly' ties with Biden

    Agence France-Presse. Riyadh | Updated at 07:47pm on November 22, 2020

    Saudi Arabia expects no major change in its relationship with the US under Joe Biden, a senior official told CNN, despite the president-elect pledging to...

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    Trump goes golfing in middle of G20 summit

    Agence France-Presse .Riyadh | Updated at 10:47am on November 22, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump went golfing after making a brief online appearance at the G20 summit on Saturday, an event hosted by Saudi...

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    9 Iraqis dead in IS ambush

    Agence France-Presse . Samarra | Updated at 10:38am on November 22, 2020

    Six Iraqi security personnel and three civilians were killed in an ambush Saturday carried out by the Islamic State group north of Baghdad, police and...

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    Yemen in danger of worst famine: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:00pm on November 21, 2020

    War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres warned Friday. ‘In the...

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    COVID-19 crisis to dominate G20 summit

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:40pm on November 21, 2020

    Saudi Arabia hosts the G20 summit Saturday in a first for an Arab nation, with the downsized virtual forum dominated by efforts to tackle the...

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    Dozens at large after Lebanon jailbreak

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 05:37pm on November 21, 2020

    Over 60 people fled a detention centre in Lebanon on Saturday, including six who later died in a car accident on a nearby road, a...

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