Yemen strike strains ties with Saudi Arabia's US ally

Yemenis and rescue teams gather at the site of an airstrike on a funeral hall in the capital Sanaa on October 8, 2016A deadly air strike by a Saudi-led coalition on a funeral in Yemen embarrassed Washington and undermined its efforts to pressure Moscow over similar carnage in Syria. The United States provides intelligence, advanced munitions and logistics support to the Saudi-led war effort in Yemen and is the kingdom’s biggest arms supplier. On Saturday the White House announced an “immediate review” of this cooperation in the wake of a strike on a funeral in Sanaa that killed at least 140 people.

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