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Erdogan Cast Aside as Trump Favors Other Middle East Strongmen

Erdogan Cast Aside as Trump Favors Other Middle East Strongmen

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could be forgiven for wondering why he alone among traditional allies in the Middle East has been singled out for U.S. sanctions on human-rights grounds.
Saudi Coalition Starts Yemen Battle as UN Warns of Disaster

Saudi Coalition Starts Yemen Battle as UN Warns of Disaster

Yemeni forces and their Saudi-led allies launched an assault to retake the country’s aid lifeline from rebels, a siege that could dramatically exacerbate the humanitarian crisis without tipping the
Saudis Shoot Down Missiles, Drones as Middle East Tensions Flare

Saudis Shoot Down Missiles, Drones as Middle East Tensions Flare

Saudi Arabia said it intercepted ballistic missiles and shot down drones sent from Yemen, in the latest attack by pro-Iranian rebels that showed improved military capabilities more than three years
Some Saudi Millennials Won't Dance to Their Young Prince's Tune

Some Saudi Millennials Won't Dance to Their Young Prince's Tune

Dance music blares from a Riyadh café. In the foyer, young women in colorful robes line up to get their names on the waiting list. It’s the kind of scene that makes it easy to believe change is coming