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Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence

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Google has dealt a major blow to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei by blocking the firm from using critical apps and services like Gmail and YouTube on its range of smartphones, according to reports. Just like other major smartphone makers including Samsung and LG, Huawei relies on the Google-developed Android operating system to power its mobile Read More

Focus on ‘emergency in Venezuela’: Italy hits back at UN for criticism of migrant proposals

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Italy’s Interior Ministry has hit out at the UN’s criticism of its anti-migrant proposals, suggesting the body focuses on solving the emergency in Venezuela instead of “electoral campaigning in Italy.” Ministry officials made the barbed remark on Sunday, after a letter by the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights urged a reversal of the measures Read More

Iraq says ExxonMobil evacuation of staff Is `unacceptable’

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By Khalid Al-Ansary on 5/19/2019 Photo: Iraq Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban. BAGHDAD (Bloomberg) — The evacuation of some ExxonMobil Corp. workers is “unacceptable and unwarranted” because it has nothing to do with the security situation in southern Iraq, according the country’s energy minister. “This withdrawal may send the wrong message about the situation in Iraq, Read More

Saudi Arabia ready to confront Iran with ‘all strength & determination’

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Riyadh will confront Tehran with “all strength and determination,” if need be, the Kingdom’s FM has warned after Crown Prince received a call from Washington in which the sides discussed ways to ensure regional “security.” Tehran seeks to destabilize the entire region, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir proclaimed at a news conference, demonizing Read More

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources

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BASRA, Iraq/DUBAI (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday. A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Read More

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: sources

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A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes DUBAI/BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three Read More

US mulls ‘temporary reprieve’ of Huawei ban

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Restrictions on Huawei Technologies may temporarily be scaled back, the US Commerce Department noted on Friday after blacklisting the Chinese tech giant under President Donald Trump’s ‘national emergency’ declaration. The department might issue a temporary general license for 90 days to give companies using Huawei’s equipment enough time to maintain their communications network while switching Read More

Pregnant teen strangled and has baby cut from womb

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A pregnant woman who responded to an offer of free baby clothes on Facebook was strangled and had her child cut from her womb, say Chicago police. The body of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was found behind a house in Chicago on Wednesday, three weeks after she was last seen leaving her high school. “We believe Read More

China’s Huawei restricted from using U.S. suppliers

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday officially added China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to a trade blacklist, immediately enacting restrictions that will make it extremely difficult for the telecom giant to do business with U.S. companies. The logo of Huawei is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Read More

Saudi pipeline attack highlights risk to Middle East oil exports, as tensions rise

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By Salma El Wardany on 5/16/2019 Pipeline attacks, stock photo. CAIRO (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia accused Iran of ordering this week’s attack on key oil facilities, stoking concerns that the world’s largest oil-producing region is edging toward another war. Crude prices rose. Prince Khalid Bin Salman, the vice minister for defense and brother of Saudi Read More