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US Gives Preliminary Approval for Sale of Military Equipment to Saudi Arabia Worth $1.15B
The U.S. Department of State approved a possible sale of tanks, machine guns, ammunition, and other land force military supplies to Saudi Arabia worth $1.15 billion. The State Department gave its approval of the sale to Congress, which now has 30 days to review it before the sale can proceed. Saudi
Kerry in Saudi Arabia for Meetings on Yemen War Impasse
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Saudi Arabia for meetings with the kingdom's senior royals and other Gulf officials for talks focusing on Yemen's stalled peace process
Suicide Attack Carried Out in Saudi Arabia
A suicide bomber carried out an attack early Monday near a U.S. diplomatic site in the western Saudi city of Jiddah, according to the Interior Ministry.
House OKs Ongoing Cluster Bomb Sales to Saudi Arabia , Saying a Ban Would 'Stigmatize' the Weapons
Congress has opted to continue selling cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, citing a need not to "stigmatize" the weapon. But human rights advocates pointed to the close vote, 216 to 204, as progress towards ending the U.S.-Saudi trade of cluster munitions, which advocates say causes indiscriminate
Senate Approves Bill to Let 9/11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia
The bill passed unanimously on Tuesday despite opposition from the White House.
President Obama Lands in Saudi Arabia
President Obama has landed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to meet with King Salman later today.
Obama Lands in Saudi Arabia for Talks With Gulf Allies
President Obama has landed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to meet with King Salman later this morning. The White House said the president will discuss deepening Gulf allies' involvement in the fight against ISIS, the wars in Syria and Yemen and broader counter-terrorism efforts. Get real-time updates as
Proposed 9/11 Bill Casts Shadow on Obama's Saudi Arabia Trip
The president opposes legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government for alleged support of the terror attacks.
What's Straining America's Relationship With Saudi Arabia
As President Barack Obama departs on his fourth visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a summit with Gulf Arab leaders, ABC News takes a look at some of the issues that have brought tensions between the old allies to an all-time high during this administration. 9/11 There has always been a great