| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:29 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:15 PM
Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud....
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Abdullah al-Kidd approached the Dulles International Airport ticket counter in March 2003 expecting to catch a flight to Saudi Arabia to study Arabic and Islamic law.
Instead, federal agents slapped handcuffs on the Kansas-born former University of...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:47 AM
This Valentine's Day marks the 70th anniversary of a love affair between the United States and Saudi Arabia that began with a bizarre meeting between President Franklin Roosevelt and the first king of modern Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz ibn Saud, whose son and...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:44 PM
As Western diplomats and staff fled Yemen on Wednesday, concern widened over the increasing turmoil in the impoverished nation, with Saudi Arabia arming loyal tribesmen across its southern border and Egypt readying a military unit to intervene if needed....
| Jan 23, 2015
Friday's Pictures in the News begins along the Central Coast, where he crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin suit up in tactical gear before a training exercise at dusk during their patrol mission along the California Coast....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:43 PM
President Obama’s hastily arranged trip to Saudi Arabia was intended to shore up relations with a key U.S. ally. But it was the attire of the first lady that was the focus of much of the discussion on social media -- at least in the U.S.
| Jan 24, 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Technological advances and design engineering at the mosques of Mecca and Medina are promising a safer and more comfortable Hajj experience this year as 2 million Islamic faithful converge on Saudi Arabia.
But much to the dismay of tradition-bound...