The Chinese tech giant was previously blacklisted by Washington, as the American authorities accused Huawei of assisting Beijing in espionage - which both the company and the Chinese government denied, stressing that the US move was politically-motivated.
Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in signing a peace deal with Israel brokered by the US, becoming one of the first two Gulf countries to establish formal ties with the Jewish state. Before the US-mediated agreement, Israel enjoyed diplomatic relations only with Jordan and Egypt among Middle Eastern countries.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked intelligence secrets in 2013, has agreed to pay the US government more than $5 million earned from his book "Permanent Record" and speeches, CNN reported citing court records.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is building a coalition against the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview.
In May, it became known that Tesla had filed a patent for a new battery, a cell with a tabless electrode. The company has long sought to improve battery performance for its vehicles and other applications.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus pandemic has already claimed over 938,000 lives worldwide; at least 31 million people have been diagnosed with the disease. A wave of new outbreaks in Europe and other parts of the world have caused many countries to re-impose strict quarantine measures to curb the spread of the virus.