Syria Repels Missile Attack near HomsSyria has intercepted a missile attack on an airport near the western city of Homs, less than a day after US-led coalition jets targeted several Syrian military positions in the country’s eastern Deir ez-Zor province.
US Congress Reviewing Sale of Guided Bombs to Saudi, UAEUS government works to increase weapons exports by asking Congress to review the sale of more than 120,000 precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates despite concerns of their use in Yemen aggression, Reuters reported.
82 Percent of Germans Back Merkel Saying US UnreliableA new poll shows that over 80 percent of Germans believe the US is not a reliable partner for their country, echoing Angel Merkel’s remarks who said "The times when we could rely entirely on one another have partly become a thing of the past,” in an apparent reference to the US.
US government works to increase weapons exports by asking Congress to review the sale of more than 120,000 precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates despite concerns of their use in Yemen aggression, Reuters reported.
Detentions of at least seven women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia have drawn rights groups’ condemnation as the arrests were made just one month before the kingdom is set to lift its decades-long driving ban on women.
Since four weeks ago, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has not been seen in public after heavy gunfire and explosions reported from outside the royal palace in the kingdom’s capital city of Riyadh.
Campaigning to stop British arms sales to Saudi Arabia to prevent their use in Yemen have been granted an appeal against a High Court ruling allowing the UK to continue selling weapons to Riyadh, The Guardian reported.