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Peace Talks Possible in Yemen, Trump Briefed on Khashoggi Murder, Netanyahu Averts Early Elections

The Houthis and Saudi coalition say they are interested in a ceasefire and negotiations, the Trump administration resists the conclusion that MBS ordered Khashoggi’s killing, and Netanyahu staves off early elections with a weakened coalition.

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U.S. Shifts Support for Saudi Intervention in Yemen, Gaza Clashes Spark Political Crisis in Israel, Trump Administration Eases Pressure over Khashoggi Murder

Saudi forces are closing in on Hodeidah but will no longer receive refueling support from the United States, a tenuous ceasefire is in effect after two days of violence along the Israel-Gaza border, and Turkey shares intelligence about Khashoggi’s death.

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