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Defying Trump, US House votes to block Saudi arms sales

The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday approved three resolutions aimed at blocking President Donald Trump’s planned sale of guided missiles and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan. The approval of the measures is another political rebuke of Trump’s relationship with Saudi Arabia,[…]

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Palestinians say ‘no’ after Kushner reveals economic details of Mideast peace plan

Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects that would form the economic portion of the Trump administration’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan. Senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official Hanan Ashrawi said Kushner’s plans were “all abstract promises” and added[…]

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Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate ‘interference’

Saudi Arabia has denounced US Senate resolutions to end US military aid for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen and to blame the country’s crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi foreign ministry described the move as “interference” based on “untrue allegations”. Thursday’s US resolutions are largely[…]

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