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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

President Obama discusses Syria and other Mideast issues with Saudi King Abdullah.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Meets With Saudi King, Weighs New Aid To Syrian Opposition

President is considering allowing portable missile launchers to help Syrian rebels.

03/28/2014

Increasingly vocal in its frustration over United States policies in the Mideast, Saudi Arabia is strengthening ties elsewhere, seeking out an alignment that will bolster its position after it was pushed to the sidelines this year.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Frustrated With The US, Saudis Strengthen Ties Elsewhere

Increasingly vocal in its frustration over United States policies in the Mideast, Saudi Arabia is strengthening ties elsewhere, seeking out an alignment that will bolster its position after it was pushed to the sidelines this year.

12/29/2013

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.  PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Record Number Of Foreign Students In US, Americans Studying Abroad

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.

11/11/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to reassure America's Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked "from outside," in an apparent warning to Iran.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: Iran Not Getting A Nuclear Weapon ‘A Promise By The President Of The US’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to reassure America’s Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked “from outside,” in an apparent warning to Iran.

11/03/2013

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