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US sanctions two Houthi military leaders after attacks on Saudi Arabia

The administration's revocation of the Houthis' terrorist designation has been met with further missile strikes.

Jared Szuba | | Mar 2, 2021
al-monitor Armed Yemeni tribesmen loyal to the Shiite Houthi rebels sit in the back of an armed vehicle during a gathering to mobilize more fighters into several battle fronts on Nov. 1, 2016 on the outskirts of the capital Sanaa. Photo by MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP via Getty Images.

Pentagon says one dead, two wounded in last week’s Syria strike

The United States confirms the death of a militia fighter belonging to an Iran-backed group in a recent airstrike on Abu Kamal.

Jared Szuba | | Mar 2, 2021
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Biden under pressure to reverse Trump's aid cuts in Yemen

The Joe Biden administration faces growing calls from Democratic lawmakers and aid groups to reinstate funding to Houthi-held northern Yemen.

Elizabeth Hagedorn | | Mar 2, 2021
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WATCH: Pentagon releases video of Iran ballistic missile attack on Iraq air base

More than a dozen ballistic missiles rained down on Ain al-Asad and Erbil air bases in Iraq last year after the United States killed Qasem Soleimani.

Al-Monitor Staff | Iran-US tensions | Mar 1, 2021
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US 'focused on future conduct’ amid calls to sanction MBS

State Department spokesperson Ned Price responded to criticism that the administration has failed to hold Saudi Arabia's crown prince accountable for Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

Elizabeth Hagedorn | Khashoggi | Mar 1, 2021
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