The U.S. Senate has dealt a historic rebuke to Saudi Arabia, a longtime U.S. ally, passing a resolution to end American support for the kingdom's military intervention in Yemen's civil war. It also passed another measure condemning the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. VOA's Michael Bowman reports from Capitol Hill.
A first-round of intra-Yemeni peace talks ended in Sweden Thursday with agreement on a cease-fire for the critical port city of Hodeida and plans for a prisoner exchange. VOA U.N. correspondent Margaret Besheer reports on Yemen's dire situation and how the United Nations is working to end the massive humanitarian disaster created by years of fighting.