Hours before the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was set to become law, Obama vetoed the bill Friday — but Congress may well override his veto.
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The worst attack saw at least two Saudi security officers killed by a suicide bomber near one of Islam's most important shrines in the holy city of Medina.
A suicide bomber was killed in the blast near the US consulate in Saudi Arabia's second city of Jeddah early on Monday, the first bombing in years to attempt to target foreigners in the kingdom.
A Bahraini court ordered the suspension of the country's main opposition group al-Wefaq on Tuesday in what appeared to be an escalating campaign against dissent in the Western-allied Gulf Arab kingdom.
The kingdom is on track to execute more people this year than in 2015, when it carried out a 20-year high of 158 executions, and to deepen resentment among its Shiite minority.
The conflict in Yemen is a dire, tangled mess, with IS, al-Qaeda, government troops backed by United Arab Emirates, and a Saudi-led coalition backed by the US all mounting regular attacks.
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The legislation passed unanimously, despite a veto threat from President Barack Obama and warnings from Saudi officials about possible repercussions.
World powers and organizations including the EU and the Arab League are meeting to attempt to restart peace talks — while in Syria, there are fears a besieged town is about to be attacked.
It was the second deadly blast in four days to hit the city, a hub for al-Qaeda before the militant group was pushed out last month in an offensive by Yemeni troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition.
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The attack took place in the city of Mukalla, which al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula had occupied until its fighters withdrew and Yemeni troops occupied the town last month.
Faced with plummeting oil prices, King Salman wants to revamp Saudi Arabia's economy and consider a future that relies less on petroleum sales.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen had mostly ignored the steady rise of al-Qaeda in the country until it evicted the group — largely without a fight — from its self-declared capital, Mukalla, last month.
As medical centers in conflict areas continue to be assaulted, the UN adopted a resolution demanding that countries comply with their obligations under international law to protect healthcare personnel and facilities.
The Saudi-led coalition said its offensive had killed 800 al-Qaeda fighters and several leaders, though Mukalla residents told Reuters the number appeared unlikely and the group withdrew largely without a fight.