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  • What the Persian Gulf states want: Iran kept at bay

    What the Persian Gulf states want: Iran kept at bay
    This week, President Obama will gather kings, emirs and sheiks from the oil-rich monarchies of the Persian Gulf at Camp David for a summit aimed at bolstering the U.S. alliance with their Sunni Muslim government. It's an uncomfortable marriage of...
  • Iran's bitter rivalries with Persian Gulf nations taint its watermelons

    Iran's bitter rivalries with Persian Gulf nations taint its watermelons
    The battle for dominance of the Middle East between Saudi Arabia and Iran has expanded to a new battleground: watermelons. Last week, customers in Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Iran's archrival, Saudi Arabia, suspected fruit most foul after...
  • Saudis offer five-day cease-fire in Yemen to ease humanitarian crisis

    Saudis offer five-day cease-fire in Yemen to ease humanitarian crisis
    Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that it was willing to suspend airstrikes in Yemen for five days to allow aid to reach millions of civilians caught in fierce fighting, but said any truce would depend on the cooperation of rebels who control large parts of...
  • John Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

    John Kerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabia
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet with the king and other top officials, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that...
  • Airstrikes on Houthi insurgents kill scores near Saudi border

    Airstrikes on Houthi insurgents kill scores near Saudi border
    Scores of people were reported killed by overnight Saudi-led airstrikes in northern Yemen targeting Houthi rebel strongholds near the border with Saudi Arabia, pro-Houthi authorities and area residents said Wednesday. There was no independent...
  • Nepal's overseas migrant workers face tough decisions after quake

     Nepal's overseas migrant workers face tough decisions after quake
    The destruction on television and his family's despondent voices on the other end of the phone overpowered Shivaram Pariyar. The 31-year-old construction worker summoned the courage to approach his supervisor at their office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and...
  • Airstrikes in Yemen kill dozens as U.N. meets on crisis

    Airstrikes in Yemen kill dozens as U.N. meets on crisis
    Saudi-led airstrikes pummeled Yemen’s capital and the southern seaport of Aden on Friday, killing several dozen people, at least some of them civilians, medical officials and witnesses said, as cease-fire calls from the United Nations and others...
  • Border clash kills 3 Saudi troops, dozens of Yemeni rebels

    Yemen's Shiite rebels attacked Saudi border posts, sparking fierce fighting overnight that killed three Saudi troops and dozens of rebels, the kingdom said. Saudi-led airstrikes continued to bomb rebel positions inside Yemen on Friday, including a...
  • Saudi leadership shake-up signals bolder foreign policy

    Saudi leadership shake-up signals bolder foreign policy
    A significant shake-up in Saudi Arabia’s line of succession and its senior leadership signals the emergence of a younger generation that analysts say is likely to champion an assertive foreign policy for the kingdom and seek to curtail the influence...
  • Saudi king names counterterrorism czar as new crown prince

    Saudi king names counterterrorism czar as new crown prince
    Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday removed his half-brother from the post of crown prince and named his nephew, the country's Interior Minister, in his place. The post of crown prince secures Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as the most likely successor...
  • Saudi-led airstrikes damage airport in Yemeni capital, disrupting aid

    Saudi-led airstrikes damage airport in Yemeni capital, disrupting aid
    A wave of Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen on Tuesday seriously damaged Sana’s international airport, dealing a blow to already faltering efforts to bring in desperately needed humanitarian aid and arrange evacuation flights for those trapped by...