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From Iraq to Syria, what might look like domestic conflicts are often proxy battles in a much larger war.
Scholars and analysts in Washington, DC predict the "intensification" of Sunni-Shia violence.
Western Studies Institute is first of its kind in all of Middle East.
Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the longtime pillar of Saudi Arabia's ruling family, is believed to have had cancer.
King Abdullah's decree — which will also put women on the country's top advisory council — an example of the delicate balance between modernization and Islamic tradition.
The kingdom adjusts its international Islamic outreach.
Still barred from driving automobiles — and obliged to defer to men in most life decisions — progress is slow.
Saudi’s royal family disavows religious extremism while staving off the popular ‘Arab Spring.’
Thinkers supports blending Islamic values with some Western ideas.
A week-old campaign to overturn a no-driving law for Saudi women is slow going.
June 17 is “I will drive the car myself day” in Saudi Arabia. Here’s why that matters.
Saleh’s departure could give Al Qaeda's Yemen-based branch breathing room in which to plan attacks.
A last minute deal between Bahrain's monarchy and protesters, brokered by the US, may have been scuttled by Saudi Arabia.
A hijacking of the cause by radicals in both the government and civil society reduced the country's pro-democracy movement to tatters.
But half of those were released after serving short sentences.
Bahrain has turned into a fearful abode of sectarian division, fueled by a Sunni-led government.
After brutal crackdown, Bahrain's streets are quiet and protests subdued.
In highly-anticipated speech, King Abdullah failed to address calls for political reform.
Soldiers expel hundreds of anti-government protesters from Pearl Square.
Saudi official says troops are a message to US and Iran not to intervene in Gulf affairs.