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A red rose lays atop the National Law Enforcement Memorial on the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on September 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Lawyers: No Evidence Saudi Arabia Agents ‘Directly’ Helped 9/11 Hijackers

Attorneys for Saudi Arabia say a judge should reject claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that new evidence – including an interview with the man who became known as the “20th hijacker” – shows agents of the kingdom “directly and knowingly” helped the hijackers.

04/13/2015

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Iran Warns Saudi-Led ‘Attack’ On Yemen Could Draw Entire Region Into Conflict

Iran warned the Saudi-led “attack” on Yemen could draw the entire region into conflict.

03/31/2015

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Saudi Airstrikes Target Rebel Bases In Yemen

Some of the strikes hit key military positions in the country’s capital, Sanaa, and flattened a number of homes near the international airport.

03/26/2015

Yemen Airstrike

Iran: Saudi-Led Airstrikes In Yemen A ‘Dangerous Step’

Iran’s foreign ministry called Saudi-led airstrikes against Shiite Muslim rebels in Yemen a “dangerous step” Thursday, and said they would only worsen the crisis in the country.

03/26/2015

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US-Led Coalition Battling ISIS Meeting In Saudi Arabia

Military chiefs from 26 nations involved in the U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group began a two-day meeting in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

02/18/2015

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Some Saudi Officials Avoid Shaking Hands With Michelle Obama

For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.

01/28/2015

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Obama: Most Effective To Apply ‘Steady, Consistent Pressure’ On Saudi Arabia Over Human Rights

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must balance its advocacy for human rights in Saudi Arabia with the need to cooperate with Saudi Arabia on counterterrorism and security.

01/27/2015

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Saudi Arabian King Abdullah Dead At Age 90

Saudi state TV reports the 90-year-old monarch has died

01/22/2015

Fighters from the Nureddine al-Zinki, a moderate faction made up of former members of the Syrian Free Army, take position behind sandbags near the city of Aleppo. (Photo by BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Hails Senate Approval Of His Plan To Arm Syrian Rebels

The president stated that American forces “do not have a combat mission.”

09/18/2014

The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

World Health Organization: MERS Virus Is Not An Emergency

The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

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