Putin says Russia’s Health Ministry has approved world’s FIRST Covid-19 vaccine – his own daughter has been vaccinated

By Bryan MacDonald Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday morning that Russia has registered the world’s first vaccine against coronavirus. He says the dose is effective in forming immunity against the deadly pathogen... Read more »

US abruptly informs Beijing to CLOSE consulate in Houston – Chinese Foreign Ministry

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the US asked it to close down its consulate in Houston, Texas. Beijing condemned the move, promising retaliation if the decision is not reversed. The abrupt... Read more »

Elias Fakhfakh, New Golden Boy Heading the Tunisian Govt .. By Kamal Ben Younes

Elias Fakhfakh, a former Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Finance and Social Democratic leader, officially assumed the presidency of the Tunisian government after the October 2019 elections.   Some describe Fakhfakh as... Read more »

Why Controlling 5G Could Mean Controlling the World

Hosted by Michael Barbaro, produced by Lynsea Garrison, Jessica Cheung and Theo Balcomb, and edited by Lisa Tobin In the race to dominate the next generation of cellular networks, both the United... Read more »

Putin’s term-limit win suggests stagnation, not strength .. By Adam Taylor

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday, along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Russian President... Read more »

Tunisia stands good chance to secure seat in ICC (interview)

The election of the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will take place in December 2020 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, despite the health crisis caused by the... Read more »

US confused policy on Libya encourages Turkey .. By Mona El-Mahrouki

Washington has kept a perplexing silence about Ankara’s transfer of thousands of militants from Idlib. TUNIS –Ankara is taking advantage of the US’s confused policy in Libya and President Donald Trump’s preoccupation... Read more »

Minister of Housing Says Tunisia Planning to Salvage Jobs .. BY Kamel Ben Younes

Tunisia’s Minister of Equipment, Housing and Spatial Planning Moncef Sliti has revealed that more than 4,000 construction and rehabilitation projects have been paralyzed by the coronavirus pandemic. In remarks to Asharq Al-Awsat,... Read more »

Tunisia Minister to Asharq Al-Awsat: Protests Can’t Overthrow Fakhfakh Govt.

Tunis – Kamal Ben Younes Protests, arson and some violent acts that have been recently reported in some Tunisian cities cannot overthrow the current coalition government, led by Elyes Fakhfakh, said Minister... Read more »

Tunisia’s Ben Jafar to Asharq Al-Awsat: Transfering Legislative Powers Temporarily to Govt is Constitutional

Tunis – Kamal bin Younes Tunisia’s Former President of the Constituent Assembly Mustapha Ben Jafar argued that transfering legislative powers temporarily to Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh, according to Chapter 70 of the... Read more »