For months, the Trump administration has throttled up pressure on the maritime shipping industry to adhere to USA sanctions against Iran , Venezuela and North Korea. The ministry said it had filed a complaint and a seizure order for the cargoes of the Bella , Bering , Pandi and Luna tankers en route to Venezuela on July 2 in a federal court in Washington.
On Sunday, UAE-based APEX National Investment said it agreed to conduct research on the coronavirus with Israel's TeraGroup, in what could be the first cross-border deal between the two nations. "We have a very complicated relationship with Iran", Gargash said. According to Naeimi, the UAE economy is heavily dependent on foreign investment and Iranian businessmen play a significant role in the Emirati economy, and that it's not in the interests of the UAE to antagonize Iran.
As of 11:00 a.m. EDT on Saturday, Kyle was 280 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and was traveling east-northeast at around 20 mph, according to the National Weather Service Northeast River Forecast Center. The previous record-holder was Jose, which formed on August 22 during the historic 2005 hurricane season. Josephine will likely maintain tropical storm strength for a few days but should weaken to a depression thereafter as both wind shear and dry air interact with the cyclone.
The vessel has been shadowed by Greek frigates and on Wednesday warships from the two sides were involved in a mild collision. The senators sent a letter to Pompeo on Thursday ahead of his Friday meeting with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.
Class sizes set by the province for elementary schools won't be reduced but, on Thursday, the province announced school boards will be allowed to access $500 million of their own reserve funds to create physical distancing in classrooms. High school students (grades 9-12) will be remote learning for five days a week. Students 6-12 must wear masks in classrooms, while students grades preK-5 will wear masks when unable to social distance.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said the report was being checked. The latest round of hostilities has seen firebombs attached to bunches of balloons floating into Israel, setting agricultural fields and scrubland ablaze. Hamas officials had stated over the past few days that Israel didn't abide by the calm understandings sponsored by Egypt, Qatar, and the United Nations two years ago.