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Iran’s Top Diplomat Presses Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from the U.S. as tensions across the Persian Gulf remain high. Concerns about a possible confl...
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Saudi Arabia Says Oil Pipeline Was Attacked by Drones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit by drones Tuesday west of its capital of Riyadh, the Saudi energy minister said, shortly after rebels in Yemen claimed they carried out coordinated drone strikes against the ki...
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Saudi Arabia Wages War vs. America’s Muslim Congresswomen

Two new U.S. congresswomen, both Muslim, are the objects of organized media attacks by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, according to recent opinion pieces. Why would these foreign countries feel threatened by Rep. lhan Omar, a Somalian immigrant? ...

US Has the Power to End the War in Yemen

Blinded by its obsession with Iran, the Trump administration is perpetuating an unwinnable civil war in Yemen and undermining the likelihood of a political settlement, writes Mohammed Buzzi in The Atlantic. ...
Photo of Kamel Jendoubi, Chairperson of the Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen

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...