A United Nations official is warning that Yemen is in imminent danger of being engulfed by unprecedented famine. Mark Lowcock, U.N. undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, advised the U.N. Security Council Tuesday that the war-torn Arab country is facing greater famine than any professional in the field has ever seen. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports the U.N. official called for efforts to stop violence and increase humanitarian aid.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States has already identified some of the Saudis suspected of involvement in the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and is revoking their visas and exploring additional measures. VOA Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from the State Department.