Saudi Arabia

Most Gulf Heads Of State Skipping Camp David Summit With ObamaIt is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders.
Lawyers: No Evidence Saudi Arabia Agents 'Directly' Helped 9/11 HijackersAttorneys 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.
Iran Warns Saudi-Led 'Attack' On Yemen Could Draw Entire Region Into ConflictIran warned the Saudi-led "attack" on Yemen could draw the entire region into conflict.
Saudi Airstrikes Target Rebel Bases In YemenSome of the strikes hit key military positions in the country's capital, Sanaa, and flattened a number of homes near the international airport.
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.
US-Led Coalition Battling ISIS Meeting In Saudi ArabiaMilitary 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.
Some Saudi Officials Avoid Shaking Hands With Michelle ObamaFor first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.
Obama: Most Effective To Apply 'Steady, Consistent Pressure' On Saudi Arabia Over Human RightsPresident 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.
Saudi Arabian King Abdullah Dead At Age 90Saudi state TV reports the 90-year-old monarch has died
Obama Hails Senate Approval Of His Plan To Arm Syrian RebelsThe president stated that American forces "do not have a combat mission."
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.
Obama Meets With Saudi King, Weighs New Aid To Syrian OppositionPresident is considering allowing portable missile launchers to help Syrian rebels.
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