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Appeals Court orders rehearing of Trump emoluments case
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Tuesday ordered an en banc rehearing of DC and Maryland v. Trump.The same court in July reversed and remanded a district court’s discovery instructions for potential Emoluments Clause v (More)
UN: US, UK and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen
A UN panel reported Tuesday that the US, UK and French governments may be complicit in war crimes for their assistance to the Saudi-led coalition that is attacking and starving civilians in Yemen as a military tactic.The panel's report, drawn fro (More)
Ousted Sudan president al-Bashir on trial for corruption
The former president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, was in court on Monday facing charges of corruption and allegations that he accepted millions from Saudi Arabia.Al-Bashir was ousted from the office of president in April as the result of months of (More)
US House passes resolutions blocking Trump administration's sale of arms to Saudi Arabia
The US House of Representatives passed three joint resolutions on Wednesday disapproving of the Trump administration's planned transfer of precision-guided bombs, other bombs and munitions, and support services to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirat (More)
House approves defense bill limiting presidential authority to attack Iran
The US House of Representatives approved an amendment to the defense bill for fiscal year 2020 on Friday that would require the president to obtain congressional approval before ordering a military strike against Iran.The amendment passed 251-170 (More)
Federal appeals court rules for Trump in emoluments case
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday reversed and remanded a district court's decision that had previously instructed discovery for potential Emoluments Clause violations.The attorneys general for Washington, DC, and Maryla (More)
UK appeals court holds government illegally sold arms to Saudi Arabia
The UK Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the Campaign Against Arms Trade on Thursday, finding that a 2016 shift in policy resulted in illegal sales of arms to Saudi Arabia.The UK's arms export policy, which was set out in the 2014  Consolidated E (More)
Senators move to block Trump administration arms sales to Saudi Arabia
A bipartisan mix of senators on Wednesday issued 22 separate resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia.The Arms Export Control Act typically allows Congress 30 days to review potential international arms sales. The Trump administration, tho (More)
Amnesty calls on France authorities to stop arms-laden ship heading to supply Saudi Forces in Yemen
Amnesty International France called Monday for French authorities to stop the Bahri Tabuk, a commercial ship believed to be carrying weapons to Saudi Arabian forces in Yemen.The Bahri Tabuk is suspected to be carrying an arms shipment from Canada (More)
Trump sued for violations of record keeping duties
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), National Security Archive and Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday against President Donal (More)
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