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Sale of Aramco, Cabinet Shake-up: Is it the Beginning of the End for Saudi Arabia?

David Oualaalou | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Saudi Arabia's financial power derives from its oil wealth; thus, offering for sale some of Aramco's precious assets could have serious consequences for the royal family's existence. So why is the king pursuing this strategy?

Saudi Prince Says He Will Donate $32 Billion To Charity

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact

Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, an investor and business magnate who is also a member of the Saudi royal family, announced Wednesday that h...

Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud: Continuing the Conversation About Breast Cancer Within Saudi Arabia

Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud | Posted 10.29.2014 | World
Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud

There are beacons of hope, drum beats starting in far corners of the world, people working to change the conversation and create awareness. Nowhere is this more apparent than my home, Saudi Arabia.

Say What? White House Plots With Secretive Investment Firm With Ties to Bushes And Bin Ladens?

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Paul Alexander

President Obama likes to say that his is "the most transparent administration" ever. But members of the environmental community and biofuel industry -- some of his most ardent supporters in the past -- might beg to differ.

11 Years and Counting: Part 1

Sharon Premoli | Posted 11.14.2012 | World
Sharon Premoli

The demise of Osama bin Laden is obviously welcome, but there is far more to be done. Nowhere is this more pressing than with our nation's refusal to demand that the Saudi government accept culpability for supporting the terrorists who attacked us.

'Barbie' Princess On The Run: Saudi Royal Claims Political Asylum

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

The glamorous niece of Saudia Arabia's ruler has applied for political asylum in the UK, according to a report by The Telegraph. Princess Sara bint...

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 06.23.2012 | World

From Mexico to Myanmar, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across the gl...

PHOTOS: Kim Kardashian's Royal Lookalike?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.22.2011 | Style

We generally think of our royals as Brits and Spaniards, with maybe a Belgian or a Dutch thrown in. But Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel hit New York Cit...

A Fast Car Following Rosa's Footsteps

Yashar Ali | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Yashar Ali

Manal al-Sharif was arrested this weekend for driving around her neighborhood. She wasn't speeding, she didn't run a red light and she didn't break any laws. She was arrested for being a woman with the audacity to drive a car in Saudi Arabia.

New York Celebrity Assistants Organization Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Let me set the scene for you. It's the summer of 1999 and I'm sitting in the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, freaking out. Why? Because ...

Saudi Royals Rent Waldorf Apartment For $210K A MONTH

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the priciest sign to date that the luxury rental market is on fire, last week seven apartments at the Waldorf-Astoria were rented to the Saudi roya...

Adulterous Saudi Princess Granted British Asylum For Fears Of Death Penalty

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Robert Verkaik | The Independent A Saudi Arabian princess who had an illegitimate child with a British man has secretly been granted asylum in thi...

New Evidence Links Saudi Royal Family To Al Qaeda And Extremists, But May Never Be Used In 9/11 Suit

New York Times | ERIC LICHTBLAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Documents gathered by lawyers for the families of Sept. 11 victims provide new evidence of extensive financial support for Al Qaeda and ...

Paying for War at the Pump

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

There is no better measure of the failure of Bush's foreign policy than that the American taxpayers who paid for the invasion of Iraq are now being rewarded with skyrocketing prices at the pump.