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UAE, Saudis May Have Committed War Crimes in Yemen

GENEVA — Three experts working for the U.N.'s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disa...
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Saudi Arabia Crucifies Myanmar Man Convicted of Murder

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia says it executed and crucified a man from Myanmar convicted of killing a woman and carrying out other crimes. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on the execution Wednesday, saying it was carried out in the M...

U.S. Following Familiar Path to War with Iran

The Cato Institute's Christopher Preble sees troubling similarities between warnings about threats posed to America's interests by Iran and the build-up leading to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Writing for The ...
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Sen. Rand Paul Presses Pompeo About Saudi Aggression

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) grilled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently about his demands to Iran for restructuring the 2015 nuclear treaty scuttled by President Trump. Paul used the forum to explain the complexities of the Middle East and how the ...