In a historic move, Senators voted 56-41 to end US military support for the Saudi Arabian-led campaign in Yemen. It was the first time either chamber of Congress had backed a resolution to withdraw US forces from a foreign military engagement under the War Powers Act.
Just getting Yemen's warring sides to the table was an important milestone, agreeing to release 5,000 prisoners as a promising first step. The peace talks aim to end a war that has pushed millions of people to the edge of starvation.
If additional important Saudi allies, like Bahrain, fall to the protestors, what will it mean for the royal family? To talk more about this powerful family and monarchy in the Middle East, we're joined by Robert Lacey.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Michael Abramowitz, who is traveling with President Bush on his tour of the Middle East; today, the tour featured a stop in Saudi Arabia, where President Bush met with King Abdullah.