The 63-to-37 vote came after a contentious administration briefing on the war, a discussion that also addressed Saudi involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, NBC News reported.
Pompeo argued that the war in Yemen would be "a hell of a lot worse" if the United States were not involved. "It's our belief. that when there's a vacuum of leadership that someone steps up and makes sure that the community knows that this is something that we take seriously".
A prosecutor in Argentina has accepted a request to prosecute Mohammed bin Salman, for alleged crimes against humanity, hours after the Saudi Arabia crown prince arrived in the country for the G20 summit. The summit is set to take place on Friday and Saturday.
The trip is the highest-profile overseas junket for the crown prince since Khashoggi's murder and it is expected to be an opportunity for other leaders to press him on what happened and why.
He will be in Buenos Aires from November 29 to December 1.
The director of Canada's spy service travelled to Turkey and heard a recording of the Khashoggi's killing during a briefing provided by Turkish officials. But it's left untouched a controversial $15-billion deal, brokered by the Canadian government, to supply Riyadh with weaponized armoured vehicles. But Canada hasn't cancelled a multibillion-dollar military armored vehicle contract. "We understand that Saudi Arabia is an ally, of sorts, and a semi-important country", Corker said.
"During this period of review, no new arms export permits are being issued", she said.
Canada joins France, the USA and Germany in imposing targeted sanctions related to the murder of the prominent Saudi journalist.
"This mechanism will be worked out shortly and we will expect that in the next two to three years there will be significant scaling up in the Saudi investments in India", Gokhale said.
The resolution does not explicitly halt USA arms sales to Saudi Arabia, as folks like Sen.
Saudi Arabia has said that 21 people are in custody, with death penalties sought against five men.
With the US Congress gearing up for potential action against Saudi Arabia, not only because of the October 2 killing of Mr. Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate but also the humanitarian crisis sparked by Saudi military intervention in Yemen, President Donald J.
Khashoggi, who lived in the USA and wrote for the Washington Post, was killed in the Saudi embassy in Turkey.
Several lawmakers have asked the CIA and other top intelligence agencies to say publicly what they have told the president about Khashoggi's death.