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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Saudi Arabia, several more activists, including two people holding dual citizenship in the United States and the Saudi kingdom, have been arrested.
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.
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.