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Beijing accuses US of ‘bullying’ over Trump order on Chinese apps


Beijing accused the U.S. on Wednesday of “bullying” after President Donald Trump ordered a ban on a series of Chinese apps in his last weeks in office, branding them a th… .

2021-01-06 17:51:48

$239.7 billion smuggled outside Iraq since 2003 US invasion


An Iraqi parliamentary committee has estimated that around 350 trillion dinars ($239.7 billion) have been smuggled outside Iraq since 2003.

“The amount was smuggled in the fo… .

2021-01-04 18:15:48

Burdened by tighter US sanctions, Venezuela’s oil exports plunge to 1940s level


Pressured by strict U.S. sanctions, Venezuela’s oil exports plunged by 376,500 barrels per day (bpd) in 2020, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and internal documents from state-ru… .

2021-01-04 16:23:48

30 years post-Cold War, Turkey tries to strike balance with US, Russia


Over the past few years, there has been a rapprochement with Russia in Turkish diplomacy, with the two countries cooperating in multiple fields and somehow managing to overcome the… .

2021-01-03 17:18:01

US Senate overrides Trump's veto of National Defense Authorization Act


The U.S. Senate has voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a major national security bill worth $740 billion, handing… .

2021-01-02 02:27:48

Turkey, US launch talks for joint working group to discuss CAATSA sanctions


Turkey and the U.S. have started talks on forming a joint working group regarding U.S. sanctions imposed on Ankara, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Wednesday.

Speaking at a… .

2020-12-30 15:23:48

US oil inventories down by 4.7M barrels


Crude inventories in the United States fell by 4.78 million barrels in the week ending Dec. 25, private data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) reportedly showed Tuesday…. .

2020-12-30 12:52:48

US State Department approves $4.2B arms sales to Kuwait, Pentagon says


The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale to Kuwait of Apache helicopters and spare parts for the Patriot missile system in two separate deals that could have a val… .

2020-12-30 04:45:48

Boeing 737 MAX takes first US passenger flight since grounding


A commercial flight using a Boeing 737 Max airliner took off Tuesday for the first time in the United States since it was grounded following two deadly crashes.

American Airlines… .

2020-12-30 01:46:48

Turkey seeks arrest of businessperson linked to US fraud scheme


Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued a detention warrant against Sezgin Baran Korkmaz, a Turkish businessperson with links to Utah-based business executives who have pleaded guilt… .

2020-12-30 00:03:48