| 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....
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2008
Christopher Semple watched as the bombers took off from the airfield in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
It was January 1990, and once the planes were in the air, the Air Force staff sergeant had no choice but to wait to find out if the bombs on those planes met...
| 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......