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Tribal fighters loyal to the Yemeni government stand by a tank in al-Faza area near Hodeida, Yemen June 1, 2018.

The UAE boat hit by Houthis off Yemen was reportedly a landing craft, but we don’t know what happened to it

The UAE ship struck by Houthi missiles early Wednesday was a landing craft utility, a knowledgeable source told Business Insider, adding that the missiles were believed to be made by China or Iran.
Tribal fighters loyal to the Yemeni government stand by a tank in al-Faza area near Hodeida, Yemen June 1, 2018.

The Saudi-led coalition just launched an attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah — and it could be disastrous

The Saudi-led coalition assault on Yemen's port city of Hodeida could kill as many as 250,000 people, the UN's top humanitarian coordinator in Yemen has warned.
Tribal fighters loyal to the Yemeni government stand by a tank in al-Faza area near Hodeida, Yemen June 1, 2018.

The Saudi-led coalition just launched an attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah — and it could be disastrous

The Saudi-led coalition assault on Yemen's port city of Hodeida could kill as many as 250,000 people, the UN's top humanitarian coordinator in Yemen has warned.
Houthi supporters hold up rifles as they rally to protest the killing of Saleh al-Samad, a senior Houthi official, by a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Hodeidah, Yemen April 25, 2018.

The Trump administration is considering getting more involved in Yemen — and aid groups say it could be disastrous

Aid groups and some US officials have said that a military assault on the port could spiral into a humanitarian disaster, effectively closing a port in which so many Yemenis rely on for food and aid.
Jared Kushner

A close friend of Jared Kushner linked to 2 secret meetings with the UAE is now under scrutiny in the Russia probe

The special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly looking into contact between UAE officials and Rick Gerson, a New York hedge fund manager and a close friend of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner.

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes called Jared Kushner a ‘Clown Prince’

Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, and George Nader, Broidy's business partner, had proposed business dealings with crown princes from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for more than $1 billion.

RANKED: The 29 richest countries in the world

Size doesn't always mean wealth when it comes to the world's richest countries, according to data published in April by the International Monetary Fund.
Donald Trump Jr.

Trump Jr. reportedly met with an emissary for Saudi Arabia and the UAE who offered to help Trump with the 2016 election

Donald Trump Jr. met with an emissary for the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the UAE three months before the 2016 presidential election in the first sign that a country other than Russia offered the Trump campaign help, according to a new report from The New York Times.

Mueller is now looking into more mysterious meetings in the Seychelles

The special counsel Robert Mueller has broadened his focus on potential foreign influence on the Trump campaign or administration.