The United States will bear shared responsibility for what may be the largest famine in decades if it does not cease its military support for the coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen, the heads of five major humanitarian organizations have warned.
Around 100 people were injured in toxic gas attack on the government-controlled city of Aleppo Saturday, according to Syrian state media and a British-based human rights group.
A Syrian radio host who satirized both President Bashar al-Assad and opposition insurgents including ISIS has been shot dead in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, the Syrian Journalists Association said Saturday.
Calls for restrictions on arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been growing since journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Turkey last month and as the Yemen war rages on. But where exactly is the kingdom getting its weapons from?
The case of British student Matthew Hedges, jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates on charges of espionage, has sparked another "teachable moment" in the relationship between Western governments and their wealthy Arabian friends.
Peace talks to end the conflict in Yemen will take place in Sweden in the next few weeks, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Wednesday, as experts cautioned that there's no guarantee Saudi Arabia will take the steps needed for that to happen.
Saudi Arabia has tortured, sexually harassed and mistreated several human rights activists detained since May this year, including women, two leading international rights groups have alleged.
Save the Children says that an estimated 85,000 children under the age of 5 may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated more than three years ago.
Intense fighting has erupted in Yemen's strategic port city of Hodeidah after an ease in violence that had raised hopes for a ceasefire across the war-torn country, two aid workers told CNN.
Airbnb has announced that it is removing listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying they are "at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians."
Yemen's Saudi-backed government will participate in UN-sponsored peace talks in Sweden, the country's official news agency reported on Monday.
The slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote passionately about ending the brutal war in Yemen. Never could he have imagined that he himself would become the leverage in attempts to end the conflict.
Two key Israeli ministers announced Monday that they would remain in the country's coalition government and support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, temporarily delaying the prospect of early elections.
Rebels in Yemen announced Sunday that they would stop missile and drone strikes on Saudi coalition targets at the request of the United Nations.
US Vice President Mike Pence has said Washington is "not going to stand for" the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkey suggested that the Saudi journalist's body was possibly carried out of Turkey in diplomatic bags.
It appears US President Donald Trump and Saudi officials had hoped the Khashoggi affair had come to an end. But an explosive CIA assessment that the Saudi Crown Prince ordered the journalist's killing makes Riyadh's and Trump's narrative harder to swallow.
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official and a source familiar with the matter.
Israel appears to be heading for early elections after a rough week for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw key government ministers resign and call for an early vote.
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