Saudi Arabia

“If it’s very clearly a smoking gun, I don’t think you can have something that just goes unanswered," Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Tuesday.
The common belief that Trump will start a conflict on the kingdom's behalf is based on a misunderstanding that a confrontation helps the Saudis.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments follow reports about a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani.
The husband of Kellyanne Conway skewers the president for saying he's "waiting to hear from the Kingdom" about a response to the bombing of Saudi oil facilities.
"My fellow service members and I, we are not your prostitutes," said the Democratic presidential candidate.
He's changed his tune now as he waits to "hear from the Kingdom" regarding a response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Critics say Trump’s serial dishonesty makes it harder to gather allies to counter Iran’s likely role in an attack on Saudi Arabia.
The Democratic presidential candidate slammed Trump for assuring Saudi Arabia the U.S. is awaiting its direction following an attack on the kingdom's oil supply.
The announcement came as the U.S. released new evidence to support its allegation that Iran was responsible for the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil sites.
The president tweeted that he's authorized the release of strategic petroleum reserves "if needed" to stabilize energy markets after an attack on Saudi oil sites.
"Iran will not stop their misbehavior until the consequences become more real," the senator said after a drone attack on Saudi oil facilities.
A fiery drone strike disrupted oil production at two giant Saudi facilities over the weekend. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blames Iran.
Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks in Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field.
“Don’t cover my mouth,” he told his killers, according to a Turkish newspaper. “I have asthma, don’t do it. You’ll suffocate me.”
The attacks on a detention center run by Houthi rebels have been characterized as the deadliest so far this year by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.
In his ruling, a New York judge said it was of "considerable public importance" that information about Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi's death be made known.
Saudi women have been known to flee domestic abuse and the country's guardianship system and seek asylum abroad.
The split by lawmakers with national security backgrounds shows the risk of party fractures growing over foreign policy.
The president called the resolutions "ill-conceived" and "time-consuming," and said he planned to go through with some $8 billion in emergency weapons sales.
Trump has already said he plans to veto the measures, but they represent yet another standoff with lawmakers in Congress.