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  • Report: Iran suspends pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia amid spat

    Iran suspended all umrah pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia on Monday amid growing diplomatic tensions between the two countries, state television reported. Iran's Culture Ministry made the decision over alleged abuse suffered by two male Iranian pilgrims...
  • Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise

    Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise
    Iran suspended pilgrimage visits to Saudi Arabia on Monday in the latest manifestation of escalating tensions between the two regional rivals. The move comes after allegations that security personnel at the airport in Jeddah sexually molested a pair...
  • Pictures in the News | April 9, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Georgia, where spectators walk along the first fairway before the first round of the 2015 Masters golf tournament in Augusta....
  • 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,...
  • Saudi-led strikes do little to reverse Houthi gains, Yemenis say

    Saudi-led strikes do little to reverse Houthi gains, Yemenis say
    From their post on a rocky hilltop, a pair of Saudi border guards man a .50-caliber machine gun and use binoculars to scan the dry scrubland that separates this kingdom from its war-torn neighbor to the south, Yemen. The scene before them appeared...
  • Where is anger over Saudi airstrikes in Yemen?

    Where is anger over Saudi airstrikes in Yemen?
    It is reported that hundreds of civilians, including many children, have been killed as a result of Saudi air attacks on terrorist forces in Yemen. This is unconscionable. I call for an immediate session of the U.N. It must declare Saudi Arabia an...
  • Yemeni rebel mortar attack kills 3 Saudi guards near border

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says Houthi rebels in Yemen have fired a mortar round at a border post, killing three Saudi officers and wounding two others. An unnamed military official is quoted in a Defense Ministry statement Saturday as saying that...
  • Hundreds defy ban to protest Saudi Arabia in Iran's capital

    Defying a government ban, hundreds of Iranians protested against Saudi Arabia on Saturday over the alleged abuse of two Iranian pilgrims visiting the Sunni kingdom. Over 300 protesters gathered in front of the Saudi Embassy in north Tehran to call for...
  • Pakistan votes to stay out of Yemen conflict,

    Pakistan's parliament voted unanimously Friday to stay out of the Saudi-led air campaign targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen, offering instead to mediate a solution, in a blow to Saudi Arabia's attempts to build a Sunni front in an increasingly sectarian...
  • Saudis say UN could vote soon on Yemen sanctions resolution

    Saudi Arabia's U.N. ambassador said Friday a vote on a draft United Nations resolution that would impose new sanctions on leaders of Yemen's Houthi Shiite rebels and the country's former president and his son will likely take place early next week. The...
  • UN asks Saudi Arabia for more time to unload aid, evacuate foreigners in Yemen

    GENEVA The United Nations is pressing Saudi Arabia to ease its restrictions on flights in and out of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, saying the tight limitations have delayed the arrival of life-saving aid and frustrated the evacuation of thousands of stranded...