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Saudi King Abdullah Admitted To Hospital

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2015 | World

DUBAI, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was admitted to a hospital in Riyadh on Wednesday for medical tests, st...

The Riyadh I Used To Know

Leena Khan | Posted 12.29.2012 | Teen
Leena Khan

Damage has been done, and we have left our scar on the world. Scars can heal. Of course, the mark would always stay to remind us, but the pain would be less.

Saudi Girl, 12, Drops Plan To Divorce 80-Year-Old Cousin

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 12-year-old Saudi girl has unexpectedly dropped her application to divorce her 80-year-old second cousin, despite intervention from human rights gro...

Prescriptions for Mending Broken Government and Averting Spiritual Death

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

While ending America's wars sounds logical and direct, I am beginning to doubt I will ever see this in my lifetime, as long or short as it may be. The country has become inextricably engaged in these conflicts.

A Soft Power Opportunity for Iran

Kevin Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Sullivan

In the neighboring country of Yemen, a very real opportunity to make good on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's promise of friendship is rapidly emerging for Iran.

How We All Bow to the Saudi King

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

The US is showing some signs of "getting tough" with Israel. But where are the calls for getting tough with Saudi Arabia, that "other" country that has now enjoyed virtually unconditional, bipartisan support from the United States for decades?

Getting to Saudi Arabia

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chris Guillebeau

During the day in Saudi Arabia I worked out in the fitness center and went to shopping malls. That's pretty much all that a non-Muslim, Western visitor can do in Riyadh, so that's what I did.

Memo to Obama: Leave Egypt

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama meets with Saudi King Abdullah on Wednesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Reza Aslan The Daily Beast On Thursday, President Obama will m...

Education vs. Extremism

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Obama arrives Wednesday in the Saudi Arabian capital on the first leg of his trip to the Mideast and Europe. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum For The...

Obama on Obama

CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | CNN / Anderson Cooper 360° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Obama arrives Wednesday in the Saudi Arabian capital on the first leg of his trip to the Mideast and Europe. Thomas L. Friedman New York Times Duri...

"Terrorist Rehab" Documentary Explores 'Thought Security' In Saudi Arabia (VIDEO)

PBS Now | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Kieran Baker | PBS - NOW I've been in Riyadh all week attending Saudi's first conference on 'thought security'. The meeting began with a 'made-fo...