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Huawei US sales reprieve US extends temporary trade license for Huawei, despite extending ban on affiliates

The extension of the deferred ban on 46 affiliates of Huawei is seen as an attempt to pressure China for leverage in the ongoing trade negotiations.

Israel bars entry of Muslim US legislators Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

The two legislators were set to travel to the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem next week

Hybrid wars are destroying democracies, historian Vijay Prashad says

The Indian researcher also spoke with Brasil de Fato about BRICS, fascism, and working-class organization

Right-wing Alejandro Giammattei wins Guatemalan presidential elections

With only 42% participation of the electorate, Giammattei pulled ahead of former first-lady Sandra Torres in the second round of presidential elections in Guatemala

Movements across the world reject latest US attack on Venezuela

People and movements from across the world are standing in solidarity with Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution after the latest imperialist offensive and demanding #NoMoreTrump

Torn apart from families, almost 400 remain in detention after ICE raids in Mississippi

Around 680 workers from seven food processing units were detained by ICE on Wednesday in the largest single-state operation in recent times

Trump escalates sanctions against Venezuela to full-fledged embargo

Donald Trump’s latest executive order which blocks all Venezuelan property in the jurisdiction of the United States has been met with backlash across Venezuela and the world

The end of the INF treaty is a blow to global disarmament The end of the INF treaty is a blow to global disarmament

On August 2, the withdrawal of the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was formalized. The treaty signed in 1987 had led to the destruction of over 2,600 missiles by the US and Russia

US sanctions target Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif US sanctions target Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif

Following the latest sanctions, Zarif cannot travel to the US or any other country outside Iran without inviting secondary sanctions against the host countries.  

Trump vetoes bills banning sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE

The US Congress had banned the sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE due to the human rights violations being committed in the ongoing war in Yemen

Iran hits back, seizes UK-flagged tanker Iran hits back, seizes a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp seized the UK-flagged ship, Stena Impero, accusing it of being in violation of international maritime rules. The vessel allegedly hit a fishing boat and ignored the distress signal

The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain The Raise the Wage Act crosses one barrier but many more remain

The Raise the Wage Act that mandates the gradual hike in minimum wage to $15 an hour was approved by the US House of Representatives but will face a tough challenge in the Senate and president Donald Trump

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