At least one person was killed and more than 20 wounded in the strike, which the United States has determined was carried out by Iranian-armed Houthi rebel forces operating from Yemen.
A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced 22 separate disapproval resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration from using emergency national security protocols to send more than $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran.
This notion—of Iran and Saudi Arabia getting over their differences and “sharing” the Middle East—endured past Barack Obama’s presidency and is now an established part of left-wing foreign policy.
The United States cannot lose sight of the key strategic objective in Yemen: to prevent the creation of a southern Hezbollah.
Human rights activists are raising concerns about the United Arab Emirates’ new claims of ground-breaking religious tolerance while its legal system —with its reliance on Sharia law—has forced a Christian American family into a five-year, tortuous court fight to recover its rightful inheritance.
The chief legacy of Barack Obama’s foreign policy is not the Iran nuclear deal, which could not even survive his successor, but rather the visceral partisanship that he fostered at home while trying to defend the deal.
A firm paid tens of millions of dollars by the 2016 presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), a vocal critic of Saudi Arabia, performed work on behalf of Saudi interests.
In a last-ditch effort to preserve U.S. backing for the Saudi-led operation in Yemen, Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Thursday introduced two amendments intended to weaken a Senate War Powers Resolution that called for an end to American involvement.