Iran Steps Up Support for Houthis in Yemen’s War

Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi’ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say.

Trump Gives CIA Authority to Conduct Drone Strikes

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters Building in McLean, Virginia / Reuters

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency new authority to conduct drone attacks against suspected militants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing U.S. officials.

In Day of Pro-Trump Rallies, California March Turns Violent

A demonstrator in support of U.S. President Donald Trump swings a stick towards a group of counter-protesters during a "People 4 Trump" rally in Berkeley, California

BERKELEY, Calif./LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) – Supporters of Donald Trump clashed with counter-protesters at a rally in the famously left-leaning city of Berkeley, California, on a day of mostly peaceful gatherings in support of the U.S. president across the country.