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Syria seeks Russian investment as US sanctions hammer economy

Assad spoke during a meeting in Damascus with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

By REUTERS
07/09/2020
Israel's Defense Ministry views UAE-US arms deal as 'almost done deal'

A report by 'Yediot Aharonot' says Israel's Defense Ministry might ask Washington to move forward with the supply of advanced weapons systems.

US Senator Kamala Harris in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 14, 2019
Kamala Harris says Trump not credible on possible COVID-19 vaccine

At least 6.2 million people have been infected in the US coronavirus outbreak, which has taken 187,833 lives.

By REUTERS
06/09/2020
An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020
Amazon.com bans foreign sales of seeds in US amid mystery packages

Thousands of Americans have received unsolicited packages of seeds in their mailboxes, mostly postmarked from China.

By REUTERS
06/09/2020
Russia, US, Turkey and EU have military tensions that border Middle East

Major powers are now seeking confrontation globally and the borders of the Middle East are one place that they are pushing up against one another, like tectonic plates.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, March 4, 2020
Iran's friends should have defied US sanctions during pandemic - Rouhani

He also said that if the United States had a "bit of humanity or brain," it would have lifted sanctions on Iran for the duration of the health crisis.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
Ichilov Medical team at the coronavirus unit, in the Ichilov hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 28, 20
Indian-American physicians call for US-Israel-India dialogue on COVID-19

Noting the difficult situation for all three countries, the panel recommended collaboration and sharing of knowledge and expertise to find better solutions.

05/09/2020
Suspect in Portland shooting killed by police during arrest in Washington

Michael Reinoehl, 48, was wanted on a charge of murder and was armed with a handgun when members of a US Marshals Service fugitive task force shot him dead in Olympia, Washington.

By REUTERS
04/09/2020
Workers install 5G telecommunications equipment on a T-Mobile tower in Seabrook, Texas. May 6, 2020
Washington’s Middle East allies could have little choice with 5G

Currently in ‘cold war’ with China, US deems its version of telecommunications system a security concern

By MIKE WAGENHEIM / THE MEDIA LINE
04/09/2020
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