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Iran signs deal to repair Syria's power grid

Agreement points to the role Tehran is expected to play in the reconstruction of war-torn Syria.

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Zimbabwe ruling elite linked to 'disappearing diamonds'

Top security and political leaders secretly profiting from Zimbabwe's diamond reserves, anti-corruption group alleges.

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Qatar's emir officially inaugurates Hamad Port

New Hamad Port inaugurated as part of a wider plan to increase non-petroleum exports.

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Saudi Arabia's foreign reserves resume falling in July

Central bank data suggests Saudi government may remain under pressure to draw reserves down to cover its budget deficit.

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Johnson & Johnson to pay $417m in cancer lawsuit

Ruling marks largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against the company in US court.

Johnson & Johnson

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Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index

Annual index ranks 140 countries in terms of risk of money laundering and 'terrorism' financing.

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China warns of retaliation if US harms trade ties

Beijing says it 'will not sit idle' if a US probe into its intellectual property practices leads to sanctions.

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Emergency teams battle to contain oil spill off Kuwait

Oil analysts estimate about 35,000 barrels of crude may have leaked into waters near a Kuwaiti-Saudi offshore oilfield.

Kuwaiti-Saudi oilfield in the Gulf.

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Saudi Arabia unemployment rate climbs to 12.7 percent

Official data shows Saudi's jobless rate is more than a full percentage point above where it stood last year.

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Mumbai building collapse kills at least 17 people

Rescue workers search for survivors after four-storey building containing nursing home and family apartments topples.

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