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House votes to stop supporting Yemen war

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/04/19, 01:17 pm

WASHINGTON—The House approved a measure Thursday to cut off U.S. support for Saudi involvement in Yemen’s civil war, breaking with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy and setting up another possible presidential veto. The War Powers resolution passed by a 247-176 vote, with 16 Republicans joining their colleagues across the aisle. The measure passed in the Senate in March with a 54-46 bipartisan vote.

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Rockets halt at the Israel-Gaza border

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/26/19, 10:59 am

Some calm returned to Israel on Tuesday morning after a night of heavy cross-border fire over the Gaza Strip. The fighting began early Monday when a rocket from the Hamas-controlled territory struck a home in central Israel and injured seven people. Israel responded with retaliatory strikes, injuring at least five Palestinians. Hamas announced an Egypt-brokered cease-fire Monday night, but the violence continued into the night. Israel said it arrested nine Palestinian suspects in an overnight raid.

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Rocket attack strikes central Israel

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/25/19, 10:57 am

A long-range rocket fired from the Gaza Strip injured seven people when it struck a house in central Israel on Monday. The rocket hit a home in Mishmeret, north of Tel Aviv, minutes after officials turned on air raid sirens, the Israeli military confirmed. Another rocket attack struck Tel Aviv a little more than a week ago. At the time, Israeli defense officials said a preliminary investigation suggested the rockets were fired by mistake.

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