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Assad regime made at least $5.7 billion profit from illegal drug trade in 2021, report reveals
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Assad regime made at least $5.7 billion profit from illegal drug trade in 2021, report reveals

The Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad made a profit of at least $5.7 billion from its booming narcotics trade last…
Shell to sign deal with Qatar on $29 billion gas project
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Shell to sign deal with Qatar on $29 billion gas project

British Shell is set to sign a major agreement with Qatar by taking a stake in a $29 billion project…
Saudi Arabia, Egypt sign $7.7 billion worth of investment deals
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Saudi Arabia, Egypt sign $7.7 billion worth of investment deals

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have signed 14 investment deals worth $7.7 billion, marking further economic cooperation between the two and…
Ukraine Won’t Get Key Weapons From $1 Billion Aid For Months
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Ukraine Won’t Get Key Weapons From $1 Billion Aid For Months

As Russia intensifies its pounding artillery bombardment in eastern Ukraine, President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the U.S. would send…
Qatar World Cup audience projected at 5 billion, says FIFA boss
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Qatar World Cup audience projected at 5 billion, says FIFA boss

The 2022 World Cup hosted by Qatar is expected to be watched by 5 billion people around the world, FIFA…
Elon Musk Declares $44 Billion Twitter Takeover ‘On Hold’
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Elon Musk Declares $44 Billion Twitter Takeover ‘On Hold’

Elon Musk tweeted that his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc. is “temporarily on hold” as he awaits data on…
Elon Musk Secures $7.1 Billion in New Financing for Twitter
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Elon Musk Secures $7.1 Billion in New Financing for Twitter

Elon Musk has secured about $7.1 billion of new financing commitments for his proposed $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc.,…
Elon Musk Buys Twitter in $44 Billion Deal
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Elon Musk Buys Twitter in $44 Billion Deal

Elon Musk secured an agreement to purchase Twitter for approximately $44 billion on Monday following a night of negotiations with…
Quarter Billion More People Will Fall Into Poverty in 2022
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Quarter Billion More People Will Fall Into Poverty in 2022

The impacts of Covid-19, rising global inequality and soaring food prices caused by the war in Ukraine are set to…
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