Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Thursday that the kingdom supports U.N.-led peace efforts to end the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been battling Iran-aligned Houthi insurgents for more than three years.IN
Only after Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered did the major networks like CNN finally discover Saudi atrocities in Yemen and a horrid human rights record and history of crackdown on dissent at home. While perhaps we might say better late than never, it's interesting to now see pieces being written about "the latest countries to suspend new arms deals with Saudi Arabia" given that some of these countries' arms exports to Saudi Arabia were so minuscule to begin with...Zero Hedge
Senators frustrated with Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could vote as early as Wednesday on a measure withdrawing U.S. support for the Saudi intervention in Yemen’s civil war.WSJ
The vote is expected to come on the heels of a briefing by two Cabinet members this week. House lawmakers say they are being denied a similar briefing.www.washingtonpost.com
If the Trump administration will not get tough on Saudi Arabia, Congress should act in its place.www.washingtonpost.com
The Saudi-Led coalition in Yemen said on Saturday that it had asked the United Sates to halt refueling its aircraft engaged in the war in Yemen.U.S.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., about the recent floor vote regarding Saudi Arabia and Yemen.NPR.org