William Roberts

William Roberts

United States

Anti-BDS measure stalled in US Senate but 'will come back'

Legislation that includes measure against boycotts of Israel hits roadblock as government shutdown enters 19th day.

Anti-BDS measure stalled in US Senate but 'will come back'

United States

Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war

Senators also pass resolution saying that Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war

United States

US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

Vote condemning kingdom comes as bipartisan group of senators vows to apply sanctions pressure on it in 2019.

US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

United States

Republican leaders move to stall House from taking up Yemen bill

House narrowly advances farm bill that includes language effectively blocking House from taking up Yemen bill this year.

Republican leaders move to stall House from taking up Yemen bill

Yemen

Senate advances bill to end US military involvement in Yemen war

Move comes as anger grows over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Senate advances bill to end US military involvement in Yemen war

US Midterms 2018

What the midterms (and past elections) show about US democracy

The contradictory outcome reflects deep political divisions and, increasingly, the antiquated quirks of Constitution.

What the midterms (and past elections) show about US democracy

US Midterms 2018

Reality constrains Trump after US Democrats win House

What do the US midterms mean for the next two years of Donald Trump's presidency?

Reality constrains Trump after US Democrats win House

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi case: US intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Senator Lindsey Graham says he'll seek sanctions against Saudi officials if they're involved in writer's disappearance.

Khashoggi case: US intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Jamal Khashoggi

Is the Khashoggi disappearance a turning point for US-Saudi ties?

Analysts say Saudi journalist's suspected assassination likely to mark a turning point in US-Saudi relations.

Is the Khashoggi disappearance a turning point for US-Saudi ties?

US Midterms 2018

How will the Kavanaugh controversy affect US midterms?

The Supreme Court confirmation appears to have energised voters, angering many, but also boosting Republican support.

How will the Kavanaugh controversy affect US midterms?

US & Canada

Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next

A look at one of the most divisive battles of US President Donald Trump's presidency.

Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next

US Midterms 2018

Trump weighs on House Republicans as midterm campaign starts

Republicans face credible challenges in 62 congressional districts in November while Democrats face competition in four.

Trump weighs on House Republicans as midterm campaign starts