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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pakistan rejects Saudi request for military help in Yemen

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Parliament voted unanimously Friday not to join the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition that's fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, a blow to the desert kingdom, which had been so certain of Pakistan's support that it had displayed...
  • Trudy Rubin: Badawi case shows Saudi hypocrisy

    Nothing better symbolizes the craziness of the Middle East, and the contradictions of U.S. policy, than the case of the Saudi blogger sentenced to a 1,000 lashes for advocating free speech. I wrote about Raif Badawi in January after he received his first...
  • A look at nations involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

    A Saudi-led coalition has been targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes, now in its third week. Here's a look at the Sunni Arab countries involved in the fighting so far, as well as others offering material support...
  • Pakistani leader's Saudi ties make it hard to say 'no' on Yemen

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan's soft-spoken prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is in a difficult bind as his Parliament debates how to respond to Saudi Arabia's request that it send troops, warplanes and naval vessels to join the Arab coalition fighting Houthi rebels...
  • Should the U.S. guarantee safety in the Mideast?

    To the editor: Professor Steven L. Spiegel's idea of the U.S. entering into formal defense treaties with Israel, Saudi Arabia and other nearby Arab states, if implemented, guarantees nothing but more Middle East wars fought by the U.S. in the future. ("...
  • Saudi Arabia blocks Iranian plane carrying pilgrims

    Saudi Arabian aviation authorities say they prevented an Iranian plane carrying 260 religious pilgrims from entering the kingdom's airspace because the aircraft lacked appropriate permissions. The General Authority of Civil Aviation announced the move in...
  • Yemen slides deeper into humanitarian crisis amid Saudi-led airstrikes

    Mohammed Shaalan was looking for work in the agricultural fields on the outskirts of Yemen’s capital this week when warplanes with a Saudi-led coalition started pounding a nearby rebel-held military base. He raced home to find that the roof of his...
  • Defense contractor settles bribery charges for $9.5 million

    Oregon-based defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle bribery charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that involved expensive trips and gifts given to Middle Eastern government officials. The...