The Trump administration delivered an unusually blunt warning to Saudi Arabia on Friday, saying the U.S. might curtail its support for Riyadh’s military campaign in Yemen unless the kingdom takes immediate steps to allow more humanitarian aid into the besieged country. In a series of public comments and private conversations in recent weeks, the Trump administration has urged the Saudi-led

coalition fighting in Yemen to lift a blockade on the country to allow food, water, fuel and medicines to reach those in need. The White House stepped up that call on Friday, saying the U.S. is “gravely concerned by the recent escalation in violence and continued dire humanitarian conditions in Yemen.” A senior administration official warned that the situation “could constrain the U.S. if steps aren’t taken” to ease the conditions. READ MORE