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Israel launches ‘Trump Heights’ on Golan, but construction may lag

Israel approves a new community named after Donald Trump called 'Trump Heights' in the occupied Golan Heights.

Moscow warns against ‘baseless accusations’ over tanker attacks

Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov warns of ‘baseless accusations’ by the United States and Riyadh on Iran over tanker attacks.

Apple may hit US$1 trillion market cap again on trade deal

Trade war tensions between the United States and China could take Apple back to a US$1 trillion market value.

Britain says US action will play a role in Huawei decision

Jeremy Wright says Britain must not undermine America's restriction on Huawei when deciding whether it can participate in the 5G network roll-out.

Thai goalkeeper thanks Lloyd for reaching out after thrashing

Although Thailand lost the World Cup match against the United States, Carli Lloyd steps up to offer words of encouragement to Sukanya Chor Charoenying.

UK minister signs US bid to extradite Assange

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid signs an extradition request for Julian Assange by the United States.

13-0 win ‘part of growing the game’, says USA captain

United States destroys Thailand 13-0 in the Women's World Cup, a victory captain Megan Rapinoe says is all "part of growing the game".

Iran frees Lebanese man convicted of spying for US

Nizar Zakka is now a free man after his arrest in 2015 on charges of spying for the United States.

Apple’s US iPhones can be made outside of China if needed

Apple has the capacity to make iPhones outside the United States if the trade war becomes worse.

China will respond if US escalates trade tension

China will not keep quiet but retaliate firmly if America is bent on escalating trade war tensions.

China’s grip on rare earths began with decision 30 years ago

China’s plan for rare earths goes back almost 30 years ago which helped the republic brush aside the United States as the world’s leading producer.

Mnuchin says Huawei issue concerns national security, separate from trade

Steven Mnuchin says Huawei move by the United States is based on national security and not on trade.

Iran says selling oil through ‘unconventional’ means

Iran's reason to keep its oil sales through an 'unconventional' means is for its own good as the US may proceed to stop them should it be made known.

China to curb some technology exports to US

China retaliates to the United States, this time it may curb some technology exports says China's Global Times.

US treasury’s Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems

If Mexico fails to fix its immigration problems, US president Donald Trump says tariffs will be imposed.

US leaves door open to China on trade talks at G20

Steven Mnuchin warns the United States will impose more tariffs if a deal with China is not reached stating they are open with the republic on negotiations.

China fines Ford joint venture in latest hit on US firm

China is imposing a US$23.6 million fine on Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile for 'price fixing', a move seen as part of trade war tensions.

Pompeo warns Germany on consequences of buying Huawei

The United States is aiming to educate its international partners on next-generation wireless risks manufactured by Huawei.

WikiLeaks’ Assange suffering from ‘psychological torture’

Julian Assange is reportedly suffering from 'psychological torture' as he faces defamation and the possibility on being extradited to the United States.

US may suspend training of Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia missile...

The United States may suspend training for Turkish pilots on its F-35 fighter jets as the latter is planning to buy a Russian missile defence system.

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade

Trade tensions between the United State and China is now being overshadowed over Donald Trump's visit to Japan.

China calls out US ‘wrong actions’ as Huawei ban rattles supply...

Huawei wants Washington to correct its ‘wrong actions’ over a ban, a move that intensified trade war tensions between both countries.

China says lodged solemn representations with US over Huawei

There will be no further talks between the United States and China amidst trade war tensions by placing Huawei on its blacklist.

America does not dare attack Iran says Guards commander

Iran's 'spirit of resistance' as claimed by Major General Gholamali Rashid is the reason America and its allies do not dare attack the nuclear-powered country.