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  • Jordan's vow of revenge against Islamic State sparks fear of new conflict

    WASHINGTON Faced with an outraged public and political commentary that it had been humiliated by the Islamic State, the Jordanian government primed for payback Tuesday as it announced plans to hang jailed militants to avenge the extremist group's...
  • Jordan 'as committed as ever' to anti-IS coalition despite standoff over pilot, FM says

    Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants. Foreign Minister...
  • Sex claims about Prince Andrew and prominent US lawyer reignite American financier's case

    First came the allegations late last year that Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent American lawyer took part in a wealthy sex offender's abuse of teenage girls aboard private jets, in luxury homes and on the financier's Caribbean island. The story,...
  • Jordan committed to anti-Islamic State coalition, despite hostage drama

    Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants. Foreign Minister...
  • Oscar-nominated Cumberbatch calls for UK to pardon gay men convicted of 'gross indecency'

    Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law. Their letter published Saturday in the Guardian praises the...
  • Amnesty says Saudis have declined to flog blogger Badawi for 3rd week amid global criticism

    Authorities in Saudi Arabia delayed the planned flogging of a blogger convicted of insulting Islam for a third straight week Friday in the face of growing international pressure against the punishment, according to rights group Amnesty International....
  • Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

    Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman
    President Obama dashed from India to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in a hastily planned trip aimed at setting out on the right foot with the new leader of a key ally. Obama cut short a visit in India to be one of the first world leaders to meet with King...
  • Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices

    Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices
    A consensus has emerged since the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will not change course on oil policy. This consensus is probably right, at least for the short term. It is, however, correct for reasons other than the ones that...
  • My brush with Saudi royalty

    My brush with Saudi royalty
    I was once told that if we are nothing else in this world, we are a reflection of our parents. At a young age, I understood that my actions must be carefully chosen because my parents would be judged according to how I behaved. While living in Los...
  • Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival

    Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival
    Saudi watchers have been talking about the transition from King Abdullah for a decade, but now that the moment has arrived, its consequences are as hard to predict as ever. The death of King Abdullah begins a period of generational change in the oil...
  • King Abdullah, 90, of Saudi Arabia dies; Obama praises 'candid' leader

    As the leader of a conservative family dynasty of tremendous wealth and extraordinary power, King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud was charged with steering the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia through an unprecedented period of cultural upheaval, regional...