Amnesty to US, UK: Stop supplying arms to KSA

(L-R) Sen. Rand Paul, Center for the National Interest Vice Chairman Dov Zakheim and Sen. Chris Murphy sit at the head of the table to discuss legislation to halt the sale of some weapons to Saudi Arabia at the center September 19, 2016 in Washington, DC. ©AFP

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is paying an official visit to Cuba. The expansion of political and economic ties tops the agenda of the visit.
  • Amnesty International calls on the US and the UK to immediately stop providing Saudi Arabia with weapons used in its war on Yemen.
  • Washington says Russia, the US and other key players will meet Tuesday to discuss the situation in Syria after Damascus declared an end to a truce repeatedly violated by militants.
  • In the US, the New York Mayor says Saturday’s bomb explosion in the city’s Chelsea district, which injured nearly 30 people, was an act of terror.
  • The UN secretary general calls on world leaders to remain committed to the human rights of refugees as the world body holds its first ever summit on refugees.

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