Tragedy of silence: Enablers of Saudi bloodshed in Yemen
Innocent schoolchildren with their bodies bloodied, bruised and battered in an airstrike by Saudi Arabia are laid down inside a hospital hallway… some already dead but some are still fighting for their lives as their parents watch them tongue-tied and grief-stricken, praying for a medical miracle. Except this is Yemen and that miracle is stuck hundreds of miles away behind a Saudi-led blockade on the country’s borders.
US Lawmakers Urge Trump Not to Veto Yemen War Resolution
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers in a letter to US President Donald Trump urged him to sign a joint resolution supported by Congress to end the United States' involvement in the war in Yemen.
Russia Says US Recognition of Golan Heights Annexation Undermines Stability in Region
The Israeli-Syrian agreement on the disengagement of Syrian and Israeli forces in the Golan Heights is under threat due to the US decision to recognize the region’s annexation by Israel, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated.
EU backs ICC after US revokes prosecutor's visa over probe into Afghan war crimes
The European Union has expressed its “full support” for the International Criminal Court (ICC), voicing “serious concern” after the United States revoked the entry visa for the intergovernmental organization’s chief prosecutor over a possible probe into US soldiers’ actions in Afghanistan.
IAEA's Amano asks Saudi Arabia to provide safeguards for 1st nuclear reactor
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has asked Saudi Arabia to implement safeguards for its first nuclear reactor under construction near the Saudi capital Riyadh that could complete by the end of the year.
US decision to nuclearize Saudi Arabia very irresponsible
Scholar:
The United States government has taken a very irresponsible step by purportedly deciding to secretly nuclearize Saudi Arabia, American writer and retired professor James Petras says.
Saudi authorities arrest more activists in crackdown on dissent
In Saudi Arabia, several more activists, including two people holding dual citizenship in the United States and the Saudi kingdom, have been arrested.
Pompeo calls for NATO unity to confront Iran, Russia, China
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on NATO members to get united in the face of what he called emerging threats from Iran, Russia and China.
Humanitarian Aid to Iran's Flooding Regions Should Take Place
UN:
Maria Luiza Viotti, the Chef de Cabinet to UN Secretary General António Guterres, offered sympathy to Iran on the devastating floods across the country, and said that humanitarian support to affected people should be excluded from sanctions.
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