- Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia targeting Jazan early Monday morning
- This is not the first incident where the Houthis have targeted civilian areas in Saudi Arabia
- The have so far been 27 deaths in this latest outbreak of the killer disease
- There are plans to distribute a vaccine which is due to have started Monday
- Gina Haspel was confirmed by the Senate last week in a 54-45 vote, despite the deep reservations of some lawmakers about her past involvement in the torture of terror suspects in the post-9/11 era.
- Trump paid tribute to Haspel as “a very special person” who was uniquely qualified to lead “the most elite intelligence professionals on the planet Earth.”