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Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud

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  • Krauthammer: Jordan's outrage could be its ruin

    Krauthammer: Jordan's outrage could be its ruin
    Why did they do it? What did the Islamic State think it could possibly gain by burning alive a captured Jordanian pilot? I wouldn't underestimate the absence of logic, the sheer depraved thrill of a triumphant cult reveling in its barbarism. But I...
  • Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on Islamic State

    Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on Islamic State
    Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State training centers and weapons storage sites Thursday, intensifying attacks after the militants burned to death a captured Jordanian pilot. As part of the new campaign, Jordan is also attacking...
  • New king in town: Saudi Arabia's Salman reshapes policy team rapidly, but reform plans unclear

    Saudi Arabia's new monarch isn't wasting time. Since assuming the throne Jan. 23, King Salman has elevated some of his closest relatives and sidelined previous power-brokers, tightened decision-making and promised lavish payouts designed to win early...
  • Victims' lawyers: Evidence shows Saudi Arabia 'knowingly and directly' aided 9/11 hijackers

    Lawyers for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say they have new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia "directly and knowingly" helped the hijackers, including sworn testimony from the so-called 20th hijacker and from three principals of the U.S. government's...
  • Islamic State's brutality should make enemies of more Muslims

    Islamic State's brutality should make enemies of more Muslims
    On Dec. 24, a Jordanian F-16 flying as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State crashed in northeastern Syria. Militants captured the pilot. In late January, Islamic State fighters — the thugs responsible for parading and beheading...
  • Jordan's fellow Arab states react in anger to killing of pilot

    A Jordanian pilot’s brutal immolation at the hands of the militants of Islamic State drew condemnation from across the Arab world, but the grim outcome of his capture was already testing the will of regional allies taking part in the U.S.-led air...
  • Jordan executes 2 prisoners to avenge pilot Islamic State burned alive

    IRBIL, Iraq Jordan executed two prisoners early Wednesday morning to avenge the burning alive of a Jordanian fighter pilot in a move that seemed likely to thrust the usually peaceful country into the front lines of the battle against the Islamic State....
  • Jordan vows revenge after Islamic State burns alive captured pilot

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State group executed Jordanian pilot Muath Al-Kaseasbeh by burning him alive in a steel cage, according to a video released Tuesday on Internet forums associated with the jihadist group. If verified, the brutal video marks a new...
  • John M. Crisp: Obama must speak out about Badawi

    We haven't said enough about Raif Badawi. He's the Saudi Arabian blogger who was convicted of insulting Islam and sentenced to ten years in prison, a $266,000 fine and 1,000 lashes to be administered 50 at a time over 20 weeks. It's never easy to...
  • Pictures in the News | January 23, 2015

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins along the Central Coast, where he crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin suit up in tactical gear before a training exercise at dusk during their patrol mission along the California Coast....
  • John Kerry fined for not shoveling snow

    BOSTON (AP) — John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for president. The globe-spanning diplomat can add one more: snow shoveling scofflaw. After a blizzard dumped two feet of snow on...