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  • Saudi-led force steps up airstrikes on Yemeni rebels

    SANAA, Yemen ��A Saudi-led coalition intensified airstrikes against Houthi rebel military targets in Yemen Sunday. The Shiite Muslim rebels have taken control of large parts of the impoverished country and are seen as being backed by Iran,...
  • Saudi Arabia hopeful for nuclear deal with Iran as tensions in region rise

    As U.S. negotiators raced to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program before this week’s Tuesday deadline, Saudi Arabian ambassador Adel al-Jubeir expressed hope that a deal would be reached that would ensure regional stability. "I...
  • Q&A: Plans for an Arab joint intervention force

    Arab League member nations formally announced on Sunday an agreement to form a joint military force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and...
  • Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reach

    Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but when she used the word "dictatorship" in a speech last month she crossed a red line for the kingdom at a time of intense regional...
  • Arab League's joint military force is a 'defining moment' for region

    Arab League's joint military force is a 'defining moment' for region
    Alarmed by the potential for civil war in Yemen, Arab leaders agreed Sunday to the creation of a joint military force that would attempt to bring some stability to the region and serve as a counterweight to the influence of Iran. The heads of the Arab...
  • Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force

    Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia,...
  • Gary Olson: Is it worthwhile to send U.S. troops to fight Islamic State?

    Gary Olson: Is it worthwhile to send U.S. troops to fight Islamic State?
    The self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, is a savage, heinous entity whose origins remain largely unknown to Americans. I suspect this can be clarified by linking ISIS to policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and United States. First,...
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

    As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to return to the country, while backing Sunni tribesmen to fight...
  • A look at America's complicated collage of a Mideast policy

    The United States' engagement in the volatile and unpredictable Middle East got more complicated this week, as American and Iranian negotiators sought a historic nuclear agreement while the U.S. provided intelligence for a Saudi-led air campaign against...
  • Pakistani fears of Sunni-Shiite violence spark opposition to helping Saudis

    ISLAMABAD Prospects that Pakistan would join the Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen appeared to be evaporating Friday amid widespread concern that taking sides in what's perceived as a power struggle between Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia...
  • Hezbollah leader slams Saudi intervention in Yemen

    The leader of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah group unleashed a tirade against Saudi Arabia on Friday over its intervention in Yemen, calling it "surprising and painful," and suggesting Riyadh would suffer a "humiliating defeat" if it didn't resolve the...