RT News - May 21, 2017 (12:00 MSK)
The largest arms deal in U.S. history is struck with Saudi Arabia, according to the White house. It comes during President Trump's visit to the country and has alarmed human rights groups. Meanwhile, protesters in Yemen denounce Trump's visit to Riyadh, and America's support for Saudi Arabia's devastating bombing of their country. The U.S. president's first foreign trip is drumming up a media frenzy - as outlets claim Donald Trump is abandoning unfinished business at home. 'Victory and vindication' is claimed by Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, as Sweden drops its investigation into allegations of rape against him. Russia's Foreign Minister accuses Washington of aiding terrorists, following an American-led coalition airstrike on pro-Assad forces in southern Syria.