US lawmakers vote to end funding Yemen war

Members of the House of Representatives say the fighting could create long-term instability and pose a future threat to the United States.

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    The US House of Representatives has voted to end US funding for the war in Yemen, in defiance of President Donald Trump's support for the Saudi-led coalition.

    Trump says he will veto it, even as his administration has ignored measures to reduce civilian deaths.

    Trump says Saudi Arabia is a valuable strategic partner, but witnesses say continued support could undermine regional stability.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington.


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