| 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,...
| Jun 4, 2009
Just as President Obama arrived in the Middle East on Wednesday to deliver his long-planned appeal for mutual understanding, the Arab world heard from a competing voice: Osama bin Laden, accusing the American president via audiotape of sowing hatred.
| Jun 24, 2009
| 12:57 AM
CARLSBAD-- A lost dog in a Carlsbad animal shelter may be thousands of miles away form his home-- in Saudi Arabia.
The knee-high, pure-bred Saluki with light tan fur and an estimated age of 5 to 6 years old who was brought into the shelter last week...
| Jul 22, 2008
It's not clear if Rajaa Alsanea's first novel, "Girls of Riyadh," was banned in Saudi Arabia because it became a Middle East best seller or if it became a best seller because it was banned.
Either way, it was a surprise for Alsanea, a soft-spoken 26-...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Dubbed the Cadenza, Kia???s future sedan, which replaces the Amanti in the U.S. in late 2010 as a 2011 model, will debut at the Riyadh Motor Show in Saudi Arabia next month. In the video above, which is not available......
| May 7, 2010
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva May we remember. It was May 1, 2006, when our good friend and erstwhile teammate Frank James, who forever will deserve credit as the father of The Swamp, posted in these e-pages on the Whte House Correspondents'......
| Jun 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Saudi Arabia could bear the brunt of the fallout of a conflict between Israel and Iran if tensions over Tehran's nuclear program come to a head. This could explain why the oil-rich kingdom, with an eye to Iran, appears to......
| Jun 22, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Many were stunned when Saudi cleric Sheik Abdel Mohsen Obeikan recently issued a fatwa, or Islamic ruling, calling on women to give breast milk to their male colleagues or men they come into regular contact with so as to avoid......
| May 10, 2009
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A Saudi judge said it's okay for husbands to slap their wives if they spend money lavishly.
Arab News, an English-language newspaper based in Riyadh, reported that Judge Hamad Al-Razine said that if a man gives SR 1,200 -- equal...