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  • Yemen's president signs deal to hand over power

     
    Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed an agreement in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to hand over power to his vice president in a deal that leaves him immune from prosecution in the deaths of protesters....
  • Obama congratulates new Saudi crown prince

     
    Saudi Arabia's new Crown Prince: President Obama congratulated King Abdullah and the people of Saudi Arabia on the selection of Nayif ibn Abdulaziz as the new heir to the Saudi throne....
  • Syria defiant as pressure mounts on President Bashar Assad

     
    Pressure was mounting on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. European foreign ministers agreed to extend sanctions against Syria, and King Abdullah of Jordan called on Assad step down....
  • Turkish leader to Syria's Assad: Don't 'feed on blood'

     
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan turns up the rhetorical heat on Syria's President Bashar Assad. Turkey also announces it is abandoning oil exploration plans with Syria....
  • Jordan’s King Abdullah II pays unannounced visit to West Bank

     
    REPORTING FROM RAMALLAH, WEST BANK -– Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived Monday in the West Bank for an unannounced visit, his first in more than 10 years. Jordan’s foreign minister, Nasser Joudeh, spoke at a news conference in Ramallah...
  • JORDAN: Tribesmen slam Queen Rania, warn of revolt

     
    Three dozen members of powerful Jordanian tribes have lashed out at the country's glamorous Queen Rania and denounced what they called a "crisis of authority," calling for political change and justice against those involved in corruption in the Arab...
  • JORDAN: Clashes erupt at pro-democracy rally in Amman [Updated]

     
    Jordan has had regular peaceful protests in recent days, pressing King Abdullah for political reforms, but a Friday demonstration outside the Husseini mosque in Amman turned unexpectedly violent when a gang of more than 100 pro-government counter-...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 27 - March 5 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Activists call for reforms; King Abdullah makes concessions

     
    More than 100 Saudi intellectuals and activists on Sunday called on King Abdullah to set up a constitutional monarchy and enact sweeping reforms, putting pressure on the government of the world's largest oil producer as revolts simmer across the Arab........
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Protests 'contradict' Islamic law and are banned, Interior ministry declares [Updated]

     
    After demonstrators staged protests demanding the release of political prisoners, and activists urged sweeping reforms in Saudi Arabia, the ultra-conservative kingdom appears to have decided to put the lid on street-based calls for change. [Updated at 9:...
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Demonstrators stage rare protests to demand release of political prisoners

     
    Saudi Arabia has so far escaped the demonstrations and popular uprisings that are sweeping the region, but recent developments suggest the ultraconservative kingdom is not immune to protests and unrest. Media reports say demonstrators took to the...
  • JORDAN: Protests turn violent, scores reportedly injured [Updated]

     
    Demonstrations turned violent as government supporters clashed with protesters in the Jordanian capital Friday, hurling stones at each other. Scores of people were injured, according to news reports from Amman. [Updated at 11:45 a.m. PST: Hamza Mansour,...