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February 17, 2021

Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Washington, Feb 17  Former US President Donald Trump attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly January 6 Capitol riot. "Mitch…

UN envoy warns of Iraq’s economic fragility

United Nations, Feb 17  The top UN envoy for Iraq warned about the fragility of Iraq's economy despite recent increases in oil revenues. Iraq continues to experience acute financial and economic difficulties, as reflected by the exceptional…