The internationally recognized Yemeni government and the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement agreed to a ceasefire around the city of Hodeidah and to remove troops from the area in a potential major turning point for the three year old conflict, according to reports.
President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a 'steadfast partner' of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.
Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecution released a briefing on the investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. Below is the full text of the briefing, emailed by the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that he has met with Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, and called for a "transparent investigation" into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, according to reports.
President Donald Trump will host visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Washington on March 20 at the White House, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday, noting that the president "looks forward to strengthening ties between the United States and Saudi Arabia.”
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman continued his active visit to the United States yesterday, attending a business meeting in New York with over 200 executives, and later meeting with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres.