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Tunisian law professor Kais Saied is congratulated by a woman Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Tunis. Kais Saied looked set to assume Tunisia's presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday's runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Tunisia polls suggest conservative professor wins electionPolling agencies say conservative, Islamist-backed law professor Kais Saied has won Tunisia's presidency
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Supporters of independent Tunisian Presidential candidate Kais Saied attend a rally on the last day of campaigning before the second round of the presidential elections, in Tunis, Tunisia, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
The Latest: Tunisia projections say professor wins electionTunisian polling agencies are forecasting that conservative law professor Kais Saied has overwhelmingly won the North African country's presidential election
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Projections indicate that Islamist-backed professor Kais Saied wins Tunisia's presidential raceProjections indicate that Islamist-backed professor Kais Saied wins Tunisia's presidential race
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Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are deploying along bordersSyrian Kurdish officials say they will work with Damascus to fend off Turkish invasion, are deploying along borders
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Syrian TV says government troops moving to the north to confront ongoing Turkish offensive, no further detailsSyrian TV says government troops moving to the north to confront ongoing Turkish offensive, no further details
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Iran offers warning after mysterious tanker attackIran offers warning after mysterious tanker attack as Pakistani prime minister visits to mediate between Tehran, Saudi Arabia
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Israeli president asks Putin to pardon imprisoned touristIsrael's president has asked Russian leader Vladimir Putin to pardon a young Israeli woman imprisoned on drug charges in Russia
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Saudi soccer team visits West Bank for 1st timeSaudi Arabia's national soccer team has arrived in the West Bank for its first match in the Palestinian territories
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Turkey says it has taken control of major highway in northern Syria after battles with Kurdish forcesTurkey says it has taken control of major highway in northern Syria after battles with Kurdish forces
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2019 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, welcomes Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok prior to a meeting at the Elysee palace in Paris. Sudan’s new, transitional authorities have six months to make peace with the country’s rebels under a power-sharing deal reached this summer between the military and the pro-democracy movement following the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April. Ahead of talks with rebels to officially start Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, Khartoum has been in a flurry of diplomacy, with Sudanese leaders visiting France, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this week to enlist their support. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Sudanese rebel groups seek peace after years of fightingSudan's transitional government has 6 months to make peace with the country's rebels; talks to officially start next week
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Egypt's president to meet with Ethiopia PM over Nile disputeEgypt's president says he will meet with the Ethiopian prime minister in efforts to restart critical talks over Ethiopia's soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam, which Cairo claims threatens its water supply
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Algerians protest bill to boost foreign money in oil sectorThousands of Algerians protest bill to boost foreign investment in oil sector
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US official says "small group" of American troops pull out of base in Syrian town as Turkish forces advanceUS official says "small group" of American troops pull out of base in Syrian town as Turkish forces advance
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US official says American troops in northern Syria at risk of being 'isolated,' could clash with Turkish-backed forcesUS official says American troops in northern Syria at risk of being 'isolated,' could clash with Turkish-backed forces
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Syrian Kurds say hundreds of IS supporters escape amid clashes with Turkish forces near camp for displacedSyrian Kurds say hundreds of IS supporters escape amid clashes with Turkish forces near camp for displaced
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