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The Takeaway: March 25, 2020

Highlights: COVID-19 brings calls for cease-fire in Syria, which Putin seeks to exploit; Corruption is No. 1 security problem in Iran; Bread deliveries spark chaos in Jordan; and more!
A man walks in empty Souk al-Hamidieh as restrictions are imposed as measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Damascus, Syria March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki - RC2HQF96TEGY

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