Washington introduced new sanctions against the Islamic Republic last week, imposing new sanctions on petroleum companies and two people, claiming they were helping Iran to bypass US restrictions.
Investors are worried that China's economy, as well as global economic growth, could potentially suffer as a result of the ongoing outbreak of a newly identified strain of coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
At the moment there have been no reports of casualties. The local authorities have not issued a tsunami warning after the tremor.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Ocean Viking, a migrant rescue ship operated by humanitarian groups Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and SOS Mediterranee, has rescued more than 180 people from two boats in the Mediterranean Sea overnight, MSF said on Monday.
The Secretary-General of the Muslim World League has announced that Saudi Arabia will no longer fund mosques abroad. It’s quite a surprising announcement given the millions of dollars already invested in this policy of influence. Will Saudi Wahhabism turn into a franchise?
BEIJING (Sputnik) - A homemade bomb has exploded at a hospital in Hong Kong, leaving no injuries. The police are searching for the people behind the incident, the South China Morning Post reported on Monday.
Two FBI agents held an hours-long meeting in Minnesota in mid-October with a concerned party who handed over a trove of documents regarding Omar’s 2009 marriage to Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, a source with knowledge of the event said.
The 62d annual award event took place in Los Angeles on Sunday night, with the most popular celebrities attending the event.