At least two people were killed in Louisiana, southern US, while more than 200,000 residents of three states were subjected to power outages due to hurricane Delta, which has been striking areas in the central Atlantic and northeastern United States for days.
Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants bound for the United States surged across the border into Guatemala on Thursday, just weeks before a tense American presidential election where immigration is a key issue.
Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone.
The United States has imposed restrictions on exports to China's biggest chip maker SMIC after concluding there is an "unacceptable risk" equipment supplied to it could be used for military purposes.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah has visited a Qatar Armed Forces' unit receiving training in the US State of West Virginia.
Iran said Sunday the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN sanctions on Tehran were back in force.
US President Donald Trump said that a vaccine for coronavirus could be approved "in a matter of weeks." "I'm not doing it for political reasons, I want the vaccine fast," Trump said in an interview with (Fox News).
The United States called on Saturday for a transparent and credible investigation into the massive port blast in Beirut that killed 172 people and said Lebanon could never go back to the days "in which anything goes" at its ports and borders.