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  • Former President Jimmy Carter meets Saudi crown prince

    Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency says the two met in a palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Wednesday. The report says they discussed a number...
  • In Yemen, rebels press attack amid questions about president's whereabouts

    Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun. The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad,...
  • Yemen FM: President Hadi calls for Gulf military, UN action

    Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked Gulf countries to intervene militarily against Shiite rebels who have seized the capital and are advancing toward his new base in the south, his foreign minister told Saudi media Monday....
  • US Embassy in Saudi Arabia reopens after security concerns

    The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and two other diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia resumed consular services on Sunday after closing all of last week due to security concerns. However, the embassy said in a statement that U.S. citizens should "continue to be...
  • The Week in Pictures | January 19 – 25, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, we begin in the Middle East, where mourners gather around the grave of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah at the Al-Oud cemetery in Riyadh. Foreign leaders gathered in the Saudi capital for...
  • Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia

    Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia
    President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India to travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah, U.S. and Indian officials said Saturday, hours before the president was to depart for New Delhi. The...
  • Saudi king's death unlikely to change rivalry with Iran

    Saudi king's death unlikely to change rivalry with Iran
    In Iran, Saudi Arabia’s longtime rival for influence in the Middle East, there is little expectation that King Abdullah’s death will alter the deep enmity that has helped fuel hostilities and proxy battles throughout the region, including in...
  • Blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes: Saudi Arabia's often-brutal pact with its clerics

    The anointment of the House of Saud more than three centuries ago came with a pledge to rule in tandem with the austere clerics of Wahhabi Islam whose puritanical theology has provided some of the underpinnings for extremist groups throughout the Middle...
  • Obama will head to Saudi Arabia, trim time in India

    Obama will head to Saudi Arabia, trim time in India
    President Obama is cutting short his trip to India in order to make a short trip to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the family of the late king. The president, who was leaving Saturday for India, will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet with King Salman...
  • Michelle Obama's uncovered head causes a stir in Saudi Arabia

    Michelle Obama's uncovered head causes a stir in Saudi Arabia
    For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live. Joining President Barack Obama for a condolence visit after the death of the King Abdullah, Mrs. Obama...
  • 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...