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US sanctions five Iranians it links to Revolutionary Guard, Houthi militia in Yemen

  • US treasury sanctions 5 Iranians for providing Yemen's Houthi with missile expertise.
  • Iran backed Houthi militia have been targeting Saudi Arabian cities from Yemen.
By Arab News ·


King Salman chairs Cabinet session in Jeddah

  • King Salman, who chaired the session at Al-Salam Palace in the Red Sea city, briefed the cabinet of his call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
  • The Cabinet also welcomed the decision issued by the Council of the Arab League at its Extraordinary Session at the level of Foreign Ministers held in Cairo
By Arab News ·


Trump says North Korea summit could be delayed

  • Trump believes North Korean leader is willing to give up nukes amid fears about Kim's backpedaling.
  • Trump: uncertainty of Korean talks due to a change in attitude after Kim had second meeting with the Chinese premier Xi Jinping.
By Arab News ·

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‘We cry in our hearts. We cry to God:’ Forgotten Yemeni refugees of Djibouti

  • As strife-torn Yemen marks its unity day, thousands of Yemeni refugees in neighboring Djibouti say they have little to cheer about
  • Perched strategically on the Horn of Africa, Djibouti is the only country in the world to welcome refugees from Yemen


Irish PM urges voters to see through last minute abortion referendum ‘tactics’

  • Leo Varadkar: “What I see now in the final days of this campaign is a tactic by the ‘No’ campaign to try and make out that there is some sort of alternative amendment that we could put into our constitution.”
  • ‘No’ campaigners, which include more than half of the Fianna Fail parliamentary party, say the government’s proposals go too far.
By Reuters ·


Merkel seeks united front with China amid Trump trade fears

  • Merkel seeks common ground to ward off trade war
  • Plans complicated by US policy moves


Saudi Arabia's foreign minister attends G-20 meet in Argentine capital

  • They discussed issues of common interest, ways of enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation with the Kingdom, and issues on the agenda of the meeting