It is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders.
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.
Iran warned the Saudi-led “attack” on Yemen could draw the entire region into conflict.
Some of the strikes hit key military positions in the country’s capital, Sanaa, and flattened a number of homes near the international airport.
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.
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.
For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.
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.
Saudi state TV reports the 90-year-old monarch has died
The president stated that American forces “do not have a combat mission.”