Evening News August 9, 2018
Yemen: Saudi-led Airstrikes Hit School Bus, Killing Children
In Yemen, US-backed coalition airstrikes on a school bus killed and injured scores of civilian, mostly civilians. RT America’s Dan Cohen has this story.
Pregnant Palestinian, Toddler Among Those Killed by Israeli Strikes
Israel’s air force struck targets throughout Gaza in response to rockets fired into Israeli territory. According to estimates close to 200 mortars and rockets were fired into Israel. Close to 30 people were injured. Israeli aircraft responded by hitting 150 targets in Gaza. Three Palestinians were killed including a 23 year old pregnant woman and her 18 month old daughter. For the latest we go to RT’s Hind Khoudary live in Gaza.
Moscow Slams US-Imposed Sanctions As ‘Unlawful’
Just weeks after the first major summit between American President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Washington has announced new sanctions against Moscow, alleging the Kremlin's role in the nerve agent attack on a former spy in London. Moscow has slammed the new sanctions as unlawful and unacceptable. RT America’s Manila Chan is following the story.