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How Sept. 11 led a preeminent scholar to challenge the House of Saud's teachings on Islam.
House of Saud's internal struggle to reclaim key tenets of Islamic faith from Al Qaeda.
If you believe a new Burger King ad playing in the kingdom, Americans are clueless about the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia has arrested scores of militants said to be targeting the kingdom's vital oil installations.
International money and military aid has poured in, but little of it goes to improve the country.
Internet gives Saudi women a rare outlet for social interaction.
Arab policymakers hope that the fledgling administration can still succeed where predecessors failed.
Their work is often branded too racy or "un-Islamic," and banned. But Saudi filmmakers persist.
Fear of Iran is a key factor in Riyadh stepping up its military campaign against the Houthi rebels.
Millions walk, pray and eat together during the hajj. How Saudi Arabia is trying to minimize the swine flu risks.
Did restrictions on public fun lead scores of young men to steal and loot in Khobar?
A young airline employee has been sentenced to five years, 1,000 lashes for talking up his sexual prowess on a controversial Lebanese TV show.
Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz
A strong voice is being heard on the issue of domestic violence, and it's not only female but royal.
One government-appointed mullah believes sports may cause young women to lose their virginity.
US officials react to a 2004 videotape showing a man being tortured by the son of a former UAE president, as the countries discuss a key nuclear deal.
Feared and loathed by many Saudis, the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice gets a little disciplining of its own.
Judge approves marriage of 8-year-old girl amid controversy in country where child marriage is still widespread.
An Abu Dhabi poetry competition revives the popularity of an ancient form of storytelling.
The kingdom says it is faring better than most in the financial crisis, but some Saudis wonder.