U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said the State Department was taking a "very urgent and very close look" at the Trump administration designation of Yemen's Houthi movement as a terrorist organization.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said that the intelligence assessment on the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks for itself, adding that the steps taken by Washington on Friday were important for recalibrating the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said he will revoke terrorist designations of Yemen's Houthi movement effective Feb. 16, even as he warned that members of the group could be hit with more sanctions.
A Russian court jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday in a ruling which the opposition politician blamed on what he called President Vladimir Putin's hatred and fear of him. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Hundreds of fighters have been killed in a weeks-long Houthi offensive on the Yemeni region of Marib, military sources and a local official said on Monday, in the conflict's most deadly clashes since 2018. Emily Wither reports.
The top State Department diplomatic security official in Afghanistan was removed from his role for declaring the “death of America” and making racist comments about Kamala Harris in a post on his Facebook page when President Donald Trump lost November’s presidential election, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as early as Tuesday, two sources familiar with the matter said. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.
Department of State spokesperson Ned Price on Tuesday said the U.S. was still working to determine who was responsible for a rocket attack on U.S.-led forces in northern Iraq that killed a civilian contractor and injured a U.S. service member, the deadliest such attack in almost a year.
Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (D-CA) studied violent extremism while working for the State Department, then saw it first-hand when rioters stormed the Capitol. She says Trump’s acquittal shows “there’s something very broken in our democracy” but defends the value of the trial. She warns against “conflict entrepreneurs” who “take existing fault lines in our society” and “mobilize around them using the enabling environment of our media ecosystem.”
The United States on Tuesday condemned violence against demonstrators opposed to the military coup in Myanmar, saying everyone had a right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, State Department spokesman Ned Price said.
Jan Egeland, Secretary-General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, speaks to Becky Anderson about the lack of international support for Yemen’s humanitarian crisis and what this will mean for the country.
Boris Johnson criticised Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer for using his six questions at Prime Minister’s Questions to focus on the humanitarian disaster in Yemen and the UK Government’s decision to cut its support.
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Boris Johnson said the British people can be “hugely proud” of the country’s support for Yemen.Mr Johnson replied that the UK Government “continue scrupulously to follow the humanitarian guidance which are amongst the toughest measures anywhere in the world in respect of all arms sales”.He added: “He talks about humanitarian relief and actually I think the people of this country can be hugely proud of what we are doing to support the people of Yemen – almost £1 billion of aid contributed in the last five years.”
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Former President Donald Trump said he plans to campaign against GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska next year when she’s up for reelection, intensifying his pledges to oppose GOP lawmakers who have bucked him.
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) weighs in on Fox News host Tucker Carlson calling QAnon supporters “gentle people.” Quigley was at the Capitol on January 6 when a pro-Trump mob stormed the building, leaving five dead and dozens injured.
In an interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said that Trump’s stimulus package did more for Americans because President Biden’s slimmed-down Covid-19 relief package has an income cap for stimulus payments.
Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell has sued Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and other allies of the former president over the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol when violent Trump supporters tried to stop the certification of Trump's election defeat. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.