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Obama Administration Downplays Saudi Snub

Reuters | Matt Spetalnick & Angus McDowall | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

WASHINGTON/RIYADH, May 11 (Reuters) - The White House scrambled on Monday to counter perceptions that the Saudi king's absence from a summit later thi...

Saudi King Snubs U.S.

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders. Most Gu...

Saudi King Salman Will Miss Gulf Nation Summit In The U.S.

AP | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman will not attend a Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders, his foreign minister, Ad...

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Sought To Modernize His Oil-Rich Nation

AP | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who fought against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconser...

Watch The Throne: King Abdullah In Mecca For Crown Prince's Burial

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The aged king of Saudi Arabia led a burial ceremony Sunday for his brother, Crown Prince Nayef Abdul-Aziz, in the holy city of...

Heir To Saudi Throne Dies

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- For the second time in less than a year, Saudi Arabia was thrown into the process of naming a new heir to the country's 88-yea...

Saudi King To Undergo Back Surgery

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- The official Saudi news agency says the kingdom's aging ruler will undergo back surgery in the U.S. for the third time in a ye...

Saudi King's New York Back Operation Successful

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi King Abdullah successfully underwent back surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, according to a palace statemen...

The Stupidity of Saudi Senior Clerics

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Although the Saudis did rid their society of Al Qaeda after seeing the error of their ways in fanning pan-Islamic jihadism, they have failed to see any issues with the continual oppression of women.

Obama Bows In Japan To Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In a scene that will likely be replayed on Sunday's political talk shows, President Obama bowed deeply to the Emperor and Empress of Japan on Saturday...