Washington tightened the screws on Huawei in May 2019, when the US Department of Commerce banned the telecom titan and 68 of its subsidiaries from working with American companies and called upon its allies to avoid conducting business with the Chinese firm.
The long-existing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan escalated into a direct confrontation on Sunday after the two sides accused one another of sparking clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, an Armenian-majority region that proclaimed independence from what was then Soviet Azerbaijan in 1991 and has since remained internationally unrecognised.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund previously announced that more than 50 nations had sent requests for the purchase of Sputnik V, registered by the Russian Health Ministry in August, becoming the world's first-ever anti-coronavirus vaccine.
Kuwait's cabinet named Sheikh Nawaf the new emir on Tuesday after his older brother Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah passed away aged 91.
US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe has released a Russian intelligence report dating to July 2016 that claimed then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton “approved” the spreading of a conspiracy theory linking then-Republican candidate Donald Trump to Moscow, which became the Russiagate scandal.
Corruption is far from being the only reason for Lebanon's economic woes, thinks a Lebanese journalist, who has been covering the situation for months. Another issue is the sectarianism that still stands in the way of forming a new government.
The coronavirus continues to spread across the world, forcing numerous countries to re-impose severe anti-pandemic measures. The number of infected globally now stands at 33,500,000, while the death toll has climbed to more than one million.
The barbaric rape case that recently disgraced the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) eventually led to the painful death of a 19-year-old girl who is believed to have met her fateful end because she belonged to a "lower caste". The heinous crime was executed by four men allegedly from an "upper caste" in UP’s Hathras area on 14 September.