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  • US-led coalition against Islamic State meets in Saudi Arabia

    Military chiefs from 26 nations involved in the U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group began a two-day meeting in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. SPA said the meeting was aimed at giving military leaders an...
  • Analysis: Egypt embarks on ambitious anti-terror campaign

    Egypt is making an ambitious bid to place itself at the center of the fight against extremism across the Middle East. Beyond fighting militants in its own Sinai Peninsula, it is trying to organize an international coalition against the Islamic State in...
  • Rachel Marsden: China's torrid Middle Eastern affair

    PARIS -- While surfing the Internet on Valentine's Day, I came across a love story so poignant that I just have to share it with you. I'm taking really hot and heavy -- as in actual fire. I noticed a banner advertisement for an event in Riyadh, Saudi...
  • Qatar's emir in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king

    Qatar's ruler was in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for talks with the newly enthroned King Salman about the deteriorating security situation in Yemen and relations with Egypt. A Saudi official said Salman greeted Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani...
  • Saudi military says helicopter crashes kills 4 crew members

    Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says four crew members were killed when their military helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in an area near the kingdom's border with Iraq and Kuwait. A short Defense Ministry statement issued early...
  • Saudi Arabia condemns "terrorist" killing of US Muslims

    Saudi Arabia on Sunday condemned the killing in North Carolina of three American Muslim college students as a "heinous terrorist" act, and called for an end to incitement against Muslims. The statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency also...
  • Muslim American caught up in post-9/11 sweep gets an apology

    Muslim American caught up in post-9/11 sweep gets an apology
    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...
  • Embassies shut down in Yemen amid violence

    Saudi Arabia, Italy and Germany shut down their embassies in Yemen on Friday amid growing political uncertainty as Yemen's top U.N. envoy warned that the Arab world's poorest nation is at a crossroads between "civil war and disintegration." The new...
  • The U.S. romance with Saudi Arabia is 70 years old this Valentine's Day

    The U.S. romance with Saudi Arabia is 70 years old this Valentine's Day
    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...
  • Yemen turmoil deepens as Saudi Arabia, Egypt eye intervention and Western embassy staff leave

    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....
  • Saudi Arabia frets over Iranian front emerging from Yemen chaos

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The crowd packed into the soccer stadium in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, fell silent as three giant screens flickered to life with the image of the country's de-facto leader, Abdulmalik al-Houthi. In his half-hour speech, al-Houthi told...