The study was conducted before the assassination of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Commander Qasem Soleimani who died in a US drone strike on the Baghdad International Airport on 3 January, ordered by President Donald Trump.
Multiple European states began mulling a 'maritime security mission' in the Persian Gulf last summer amid simmering tensions between the UK and Iran, but the initiative seemed to have been put on hold after London announced that it would be joining a US-led maritime coalition instead.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Jeff Bezos, CEO of US-based e-commerce giant Amazon was on his three-day India tour last week when he announced an investment of $1 billion towards digitizing small and medium business in the country.
Russia and China are stepping up cooperation in the Arctic region, which is now regarded by Washington as the "principle challenge" to US security and prosperity. Glenn Diesen, a Norwegian author and academic, explains how Russia's Northern Sea Route (NSR) may upset the established balance of power and challenge US control over the sea.
Despite the fact that plenty of theories about what happened to MH370 emerged during the years following the plane's disappearance, the airliner's ultimate fate remains unknown to this day.
Under the US constitution, a child born on US soil automatically qualifies for citizenship. This provision has long been debated by US lawmakers, and President Trump has repeatedly stated that he is “seriously” considering legal measures to try to end the practice.
The incident took place on Lake Baikal, home to nearly a quarter of the planet’s surface freshwater.
New Delhi (Sputnik): An enormous thousand-pound man in Pakistan is earnestly looking for the love of his life, who is ready to accept his bulky physique of 6’ 6”. With a huge fan following, the man has already been recognised as the strongest in the country, and is known for pulling tractors using ropes.