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  • Egypt calls for calm in diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia

     
    Egypt worked to calm a diplomatic squabble Sunday by urging activists to curb protests against Saudi Arabia a day after Riyadh recalled its ambassador over the case of an Egyptian lawyer arrested for allegedly smuggling banned prescription drugs into...
  • McManus: Change in Saudi Arabia

    Women in Saudi Arabia won a small but promising victory this year. No, they aren't being allowed to drive; that's still forbidden. Most of the time, they still can't work, travel or even open bank accounts without the approval of a male guardian. But they...
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Cleric who urged grown men to drink breast milk of unrelated women taken off air

     
    No more fatwas for Sheikh Abdel Mohsen Obeikan, the Saudi cleric and royal court adviser who earlier this year earned notoriety for rolling out an eyebrow-raising religious decree that called on women to give men breast milk to avoid illicit......
  • Oil falls for the day and the week, ending at $101

     
    Oil prices fell Friday, posting their first weekly decline in a month, after a call for protests in Saudi Arabia was largely ignored and Japan's massive earthquake dimmed short-term demand expectations. April crude futures dropped as low as $99.01 a......
  • Bin Laden DNA is a 99.9% match of family's DNA

     
    Bin Laden DNA showed a virtual 100 percent match to Bin Laden's family's DNA...
  • Officials: Iran Will Be Held Accountable for Foiled Plot

    Officials: Iran Will Be Held Accountable for Foiled Plot
    WASHINGTON -- Saudi Arabia vowed on Wednesday that Iran would "pay the price" for an alleged plot to kill its ambassador in Washington and U.S. officials said there could be a push for a new round of U.N. sanctions. Tehran angrily rejected the charges...
  • Obama must respond carefully on alleged Iranian assassination plot

    Obama must respond carefully on alleged Iranian assassination plot
    Let me plead guilty to being completely perplexed by the news that two Iranians, one a naturalized U.S. citizen, and the second a Quds Forces operative, are alleged by the United States government to have conspired to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador...
  • Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne

    Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne
    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Defence Minister Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, seen as more moderate than his hawkish brother Crown Prince Nayef who died on Saturday, is likely to be anointed heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter....
  • Pursuing happiness behind the veil

    Pursuing happiness behind the veil
    Teresa Malof knew she wasn't in Kentucky anymore when a cleric issued a fatwa against her secret Santa gift exchange. Malof proposed the idea at the King Fahad National Guard Hospital, where she has worked for more than a decade. It was supposed to be...
  • From the archives: In Saudi Arabia, a view from behind the veil

    From the archives: In Saudi Arabia, a view from behind the veil
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — THE hem of my heavy Islamic cloak trailed over floors that glistened like ice. I walked faster, my eyes fixed on a familiar, green icon. I hadn't seen a Starbucks in months, but there it was, tucked into a corner of a fancy...
  • Obama Arrives In Saudi Arabia

    Obama Arrives In Saudi Arabia
    President Obama landed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, today for the start of a trip planned for months as part of a bid to improve the tattered U.S. relationship with the Muslim world. The centerpiece of the president's trip will be a speech Thursday in Cairo,...