Saudi Arabia

Stories of Refugees, Part I: Out of Iraq

In the next few fortnights, this column will focus on stories of…

 

Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait

WASHINGTON — Under wraps for 13 years, the U.S. on Friday released…

 

Explosion near one of Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion went off outside one of…

 

Uber raises $3.5 billion from Saudi investment fund

Uber said Wednesday it is getting a massive cash infusion from Saudi…

White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part…

In Saudi visit, Obama works to calm Gulf tensions with US

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Barack Obama strained to ease tensions with…

With UN envoy in Damascus, IS takes Syrian town from rebels

DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants recaptured a vital border crossing in…

Iraq must walk a fine line amid Iranian, Saudi tensions

BAGHDAD — While many Iraqi Shiites took to the streets in outrage…

Saudis cut ties with Iran following Shiite cleric execution

TEHRAN, Iran — Saudi Arabia announced Sunday it was severing diplomatic relations…

FBI: California shooters radicalized at least 2 years ago

WASHINGTON — The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two…

At heart of Syria talks, what to do about Assad

VIENNA — The success or failure of the Syrian peace talks this…

Syria’s Assad said to favor vote, but only after victory

DAMASCUS, Syria — President Bashar Assad is willing to run in an…

Assad-Putin meeting signals push to end Syria crisis

MOSCOW — Bashar Assad's surprise meeting with Vladimir Putin could signal that…

Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

MINA, Saudi Arabia — Two giant waves of Muslim pilgrims collided at…

Gulf leaders gather in Washington to push Obama on Iran

Gulf nation leaders gathered Wednesday in Washington to warn President Barack Obama…

Saudi-led airstrikes don't slow in Yemen ahead of cease-fire

With cargo ships poised to launch a desperately needed aid operation in…

Saudi coalition warns rebels but also promises a cease-fire

A coalition led by Saudi Arabia ordered civilians in rebel strongholds in…

Turkey, Saudi in pact to help anti-Assad rebels

Casting aside U.S. concerns about aiding extremist groups, Turkey and Saudi Arabia…

Saudi-Yemen border clash kills three Saudi troops, Yemeni rebels

Yemen's Shiite rebels attacked Saudi border posts, sparking fierce fighting overnight that…

Saudi Arabia provides another fine example of why sending troops into another nation is generally a bad idea

Yesterday I blogged about Saudi Arabia sending troops into Bahrain, and asked…