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British Court of Appeal rules on Saudi arms exports in London

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis - court

Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons had been used in violation of human rights statutes.

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U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with $8 billion (6.30 billion pounds) in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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