Defying Trump, U.S. Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales

World / Politics Jun 21, 2019

Defying Trump, U.S. Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales

The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President Donald Trump. Some seven Republicans joined Democrats in supporting each of three resolutions ...

Memorial honors Jamal Khashoggi, other journalists slain in 2018

World Jun 4, 2019

Memorial honors Jamal Khashoggi, other journalists slain in 2018

Twenty-two journalists killed in 2018 had their names added to a Washington memorial Monday as media rights defenders warned of growing threats to freedom of the press around the world. Among the names added to the Journalist Memorial at the Newseum were Jamal Khashoggi, the ...