Middle East Headlines

  • U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

    The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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  • U.S. Senate hands Trump double rebuke on Saudi Arabia

    The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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  • Exclusive: U.S.-backed SDF vows to fight any Turkish attack in north Syria

    The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will respond strongly to any Turkish attack but is pressing diplomatic efforts to deter an assault, its commander-in-chief said on Thursday.

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  • Exclusive: U.S.-backed SDF vows to fight any Turkish attack in north Syria

    The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will respond strongly to any Turkish attack but is pressing diplomatic efforts to deter an assault, its commander-in-chief said on Thursday.

    U.S.
  • Tunisia's parliament rejects bill on lifting retirement age

    Tunisia's parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62, in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, whose government is under pressure from international lenders to cut state spending.

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  • Senate prepares to condemn Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

    Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday introduced a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, ratcheting up pressure on President Donald Trump who has aligned himself with the Saudi kingdom in the aftermath of the brutal killing. The measure is a joint resolution and must pass both the Senate and the House before it would go to the President's desk. It's unclear if House Speaker Paul Ryan will allow a House vote on the...

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