The United States placed Huawei on a trade blacklist last week, effectively banning U.S. firms from doing business with the world's largest telecom network gear maker
Oman maintains friendly ties with both the United States and Iran and has previously been an important go-between for the two countries
The directive comes as the White House spars with congressional Democrats over the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a two-year investigation into whether Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election and if there were any ties between the Trump campaign and Russia
After a crisis-riven premiership of almost three years, May is due to meet the chairman of the powerful Conservative 1922 Committee, which can make or break prime ministers
Narendra Modi's popularity is due in part to admirable plans for his country, including reliable electricity supply and better sanitation.
Official data from the Election Commission showed Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party had won 296 of the 542 seats up for grabs and was ahead in seven more, up from the 282 it won in 2014
E-commerce only represents 1.9 percent of total retail sales in MENA, compared to 10-15 percent globally
Many African nations are facing a funding gap which, if left unaddressed, could constrain future growth