U.S. Intervenes to Repel Air Attack on United Arab Emirates

The U.S. Air Force said that it had intervened on Monday to repel an attack on the United Arab Emirates amid an escalation of tensions between the Gulf nation and the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. In a separate statement, the Emirati Ministry of Defense said its air defense forces had intercepted and destroyed two […]

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George Kordahi Resigns Under Saudi Pressure

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Lebanese minister whose criticism of the Saudi-led war in Yemen prompted a diplomatic rift between Lebanon and powerful Persian Gulf states led by Saudi Arabia, resigned from his post on Friday, saying he hoped it would solve a crisis that has further damaged his country’s struggling economy. George Kordahi, the information […]

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