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  • Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremists

    For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms. Instead, he was caught by Saudi...
  • Saudi cables suggest money links with media

    A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of...
  • Saudi sentences 2 ex-army officers, 6 others for terrorism

    Saudi Arabia's counterterrorism court has convicted two former military officers on terrorism charges, including supporting al-Qaida attacks on Saudi officials and "rejoicing" at an assassination attempt against the kingdom's deputy interior minister....
  • WikiLeaks reveals Saudi diplomatic intrigue, royal's unpaid limo bills

    WikiLeaks reveals Saudi diplomatic intrigue, royal's unpaid limo bills
    At the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, diplomats talked about airing the grievances of disenchanted local youth using Facebook and Twitter. At the embassy in Khartoum, they reported anxiously on Iran's military aid to Sudan. Meanwhile, the Saudi mission in...
  • WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents

    WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes its famous release of U.S. State Department cables in 2010. WikiLeaks said in a statement...
  • WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents

     WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents
    WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes its famous release of U.S. State Department cables in 2010. WikiLeaks said in a statement...
  • Yemen rebels overrun city near Saudi border

    SANAA, Yemen Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels on Sunday seized the city of Al Hazm near the Saudi border from local rival fighters, a day before United Nations-brokered peace talks. The Houthis and allied military units loyal to former President Ali...
  • Saudi Arabia opens $585B stock market to foreign investors

    Saudi Arabia opens $585B stock market to foreign investors
    Saudi Arabia's stock market, valued at $585 billion, opened up to direct foreign investment for the first time Monday, as the kingdom seeks an economic boost amid low global oil prices. The opening of the Tadawul Saudi Stock Exchange allows companies,...
  • Kuwait upholds 6-year sentence for man over Saudi criticism

    Kuwait's Supreme Court has upheld a six-year prison sentence for a man convicted of "insulting" Saudi Arabia and "endangering bilateral relations." Defense lawyer Badr Bakr says Thursday's ruling against his client, Saleh al-Saeed, cannot be appealed. He...
  • Saudi airport staff sentenced for abusing Iranian pilgrims

    A Saudi security official says two airport employees have been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison each for sexually harassing two male Iranian pilgrims. The official says the court also ordered that the two workers at Jiddah International...
  • Airstrikes target Yemen's rebel-held Defense Ministry

    A series of airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition on Tuesday struck Yemen's Defense Ministry building, which is under control of Shiite rebels who last year seized the capital, Sanaa, officials said. The airstrikes also targeted the homes of...