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Senate passes resolution to overturn Trump’s national emergency declaration

Senate passes resolution to overturn Trump's national emergency declaration

The Senate delivered a high-profile rebuke to President Donald Trump over his signature agenda issue Thursday when 12 Republicans joined Democrats to overturn the President’s national emergency border declaration. The ...

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Congress closer to forcing Trump’s hand on Saudi support

Congress closer to forcing Trump’s hand on Saudi support

Supporters of a measure to cut off U.S. support to Saudi Arabia in Yemen are projecting victory in the coming weeks when the Senate takes up a House-passed resolution. The ...

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Saudi Arabia recruited Darfur children for Yemen war

Saudi Arabia recruited Darfur children for Yemen war

Saudi Arabia has reportedly recruited children from Darfur to join its military campaign in Yemen. The New York Times reports that as many as 14,000 Sudanese militiamen have been fighting ...

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Trump says standing by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate

Trump says standing by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he stood by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince despite a CIA assessment that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and pleas from U.S. senators for Trump to ...

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Top Republicans slam Trump for statement backing Saudi Arabia

Top Republicans slam Trump for statement backing Saudi Arabia

Top Senate Republicans slammed President Donald Trump for his statement backing Saudi Arabia in the wake of the death and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The chairman of ...

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U.S. Army Green Berets were actively helping Saudi Arabian military personnel on the border with Yemen

U.S. Army Green Berets were actively helping Saudi Arabian military personnel on the border with Yemen

In March, the U.S. Senate voted down a resolution co-sponsored by Sens. Mike Lee, Utah Republican, and Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent, which would have ended U.S. involvement in the protracted ...

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Yemen still invisible as Khashoggi murder comes to light

Yemen still invisible as Khashoggi murder comes to light

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has triggered a diplomatic and public relations crisis for Saudi Arabia, but little may change for the victims of the Yemen war. On ...

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Blackwater founder seeks to privatize Afghan war despite mercs getting

Blackwater founder seeks to privatize Afghan war despite mercs getting

Upon departing as commander of US Forces Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson recently said that America’s military strategy, revised a year ago under the Trump administration, is working. At the same ...

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UK minister to urge Saudis to end war in Yemen and cooperate with Turkey’s investigation into the murder of journalist

UK minister to urge Saudis to end war in Yemen and cooperate with Turkey’s investigation into the murder of journalist

The UK foreign secretary will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday to urge leaders to end the war in Yemen and cooperate with Turkey’s investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal ...

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Donald Trump accused Saudi Arabia of use of US weapons in Yemen

Donald Trump accused Saudi Arabia of use of US weapons in Yemen

US President Donald Trump accused Saudi Arabia of unskillful use of US weapons in Yemen, citing the August attack on a bus carrying Yemeni school children, in an interview for ...

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