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US Indicates Iran to Blame for Saudi Oil Strike; Iran Denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy prices spiraling worldwide. Iran denied responsibility, while Pr...
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Rebels Claim Downing US Drone Over Yemen

CAIRO — Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed they shot down a U.S. drone over the country's north, as a leading rights group said Wednesday the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis killed at least 47 Yemeni fisher...
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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...

Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time earlier this month to invoke the War Powers Reso...
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In House’s Yemen Vote, Congress Reasserts War-Making Powers

WASHINGTON — Asserting congressional authority over war-making powers, the House passed a resolution Wednesday that would force the administration to withdraw U.S. troops from involvement in Yemen, in a rebuke of President Donald Trump's alliance with the Saud...