The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly sent 3,000 troops as well as armored vehicles and tanks to Yemen over the last week to aid fighters thwarting Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, in the country.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rallied more than 10,000 Jewish leaders and activists to reject a recently inked nuclear accord with Iran that the Israeli leader believes “will bring war” to the region and provide the Islamic Republic with a nuclear weapon within 10 to 15 years.
Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said the nuclear inspection organization is barred from revealing to the United States any details of deals it has inked with Tehran to inspect its contested nuclear program going forward, according to regional reports.
While Elizabeth Warren admits she does not “trust” Iran, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts is nevertheless backing the nuclear arms deal with Tehran as the “best available option” to disable the country’s nuclear capabilities.
Two Republican congressmen are demanding the Obama administration release the full details regarding the “secret side deals” of the Iran nuclear arms agreement, accusing the president of breaking the law by refusing Congress access to such documentation.
A majority of House lawmakers now support a resolution to reject the recently signed nuclear agreement with Iran, marking another blow to the White House’s aggressive push to convince Congress to back the deal, according to sources on Capitol Hill.
Two more lawmakers stepped forward on Friday to confirm recent comments by senior French national security official Jacques Audibert, who reportedly told a delegation of lawmakers in a recent meeting that a congressional rejection of the recent Iranian nuclear deal could be “helpful.”