| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Dec 25, 2011
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...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 4:32 AM
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......
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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......
| May 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Bin Laden DNA showed a virtual 100 percent match to Bin Laden's family's DNA...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:09 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 1:40 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 2:27 PM
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....
| Jan 14, 2008
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...
| Jun 6, 2007
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...
| Jun 3, 2009
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,...