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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Saudi Succession Raises Questions For ISIS Fight | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As power in Saudi Arabia shifted to a new monarch, King Salman, the Obama administration's praise of both Salman and his predecessor sto...

Kerry Meets With Saudi King To Defuse Tensions

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The United States and Saudi Arabia promised each other and the region Monday that they would con...

U.S. Allies Frustrated With Obama's Aversion To Mideast Conflicts

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - From Saudi Arabia to Israel, traditional U.S. allies in the Middle East are beginnin...

Saudis May Make 'Major Shift' In Relations With U.S.

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Amena Bakr DOHA, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief has said the kingdom will make a "major shift"...

U.S. Reliance On Saudi Oil Is Growing Again

The New York Times | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

HOUSTON — The United States is increasing its dependence on oil from Saudi Arabia, raising its imports from the kingdom by more than 20 percent this...

Eight Beheadings on Justice Square

Jalal Alamgir | Posted 12.11.2011 | World
Jalal Alamgir

The beheading of the eight [Bangladeshis] was a shameful shock-and-awe tactic, a warning to the millions of other workers to remain submissive, however back-breaking their life may be. The message is clear: obey, and keep your head.