Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 25 May 2019 00:52:01 +0000

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE

President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies

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Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 23:31:58 +0000

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.

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Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 00:10:33 +0000

Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Britain’s top diplomat has urged Germany to relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting U.K. sales of weapons to — and by extension its influence with — the oil-rich kingdom.

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Trump: Key plotter in USS Cole attack has been killed

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 23:12:43 +0000

Trump confirms key plotter in USS Cole attack has been killed

President Trump confirmed that the US military killed one of the architects of the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole that left 17 Americans dead.

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Saudi-led forces seize airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

Saudi-led forces seize airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen’s rebel-held port city of Hodeida seized control of its international airport Saturday, officials loyal to Yemen’s exiled government said, as fierce fighting continued for the starving nation’s main gateway for food shipments.

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