The US defense secretary tries to reassure the Saudis about Iran
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter landed in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as part of a regional tour aimed at reassuring Washington's allies over a nuclear deal with Iran.
Saudi Arabia arrests 431 IS suspects
The announcement came after a car bomb exploded at a checkpoint near the kingdom's highest security prison on Thursday, killing the driver and wounding two security officials.
Former Saudi foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, dies
He was the world's longest-serving foreign minister.
There are some fascinating tidbits in the leaked Saudi diplomatic cables
But for the most part they include nothing we didn't already know.
WikiLeaks publishes more than 60,000 leaked diplomatic cables from Saudi Arabia
The organization said it would release half a million more in the coming weeks.
Saudi Arabia is trying to stop its citizens from joining the Islamic State
As an increasing number of young Saudi men are attracted to IS ideology, the Kingdom has been forced to address its own rhetoric.
The Kingdom and the Caliphate: Inside Saudi Arabia’s fight against the Islamic State
The Islamic State has launched a series of attacks against Saudi Arabia. Some fear more may follow.
Saudi Arabia has executed 41 people for nonviolent drug offenses so far this year
The executions come at a time when the Obama administration is commuting sentences for such crimes.
Islamic State suicide bomber in women's garb kills three in Saudi Arabia
US-SAUDI-SECURITY:Islamic State suicide bomber in women's garb kills three in Saudi Arabia
The meeting at Camp David today is going to be really awkward
US President Barack Obama is hosting Arab leaders at Camp David. But who is there and who isn't has everyone talking.
Indonesia bans hundreds of thousands of maids from working in Saudi Arabia
Instead of working to protect its domestic workers from abuse in Saudi Arabia, Indonesia is just outright preventing them from even going.
Gulf ministers meet as Yemen conflict rages
Their leaders have pledged to 'work with the international community to achieve legitimacy and unity' in Yemen.
Hundreds of children killed, injured in 'devastating' Yemen conflict: UN
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed since the end of March. Most were killed in air strikes, and others by mines, gunshots and shelling.
The US isn’t the only country that sentences innocent people to death
40 percent of the world's capital punishment nations realized they had the wrong suspects last year, a new Amnesty International report finds.
Saudi says Iran should not get 'undeserved' nuclear deals
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said on Monday that Iran, which is negotiating with world powers on its nuclear programme, should not get "undeserved deals".
Saudi Arabia tries to keep the Islamic State from recruiting its youth
Saudis largely do not support IS, but the fraction who do pose a serious threat.
Why King Abdullah was buried in an unmarked grave
Your questions answered.
World leaders head to Saudi after king's death
King Abdullah won praise for his role as mediator between Muslims and the West, but campaigners criticized his rights record.
7 times celebrities made embarrassing political statements on social media
Lindsay Lohan's Instagram tribute to the late Saudi king was pretty weird, but celebrities have done worse.
Saudi Arabia's new king might seem like the old one, but change is coming
King Abdullah's death has brought long-standing worries about the repercussions of a succession crisis in the turbulent region to a head.
Saudi Arabia's influential King Abdullah dies at 90
He will be replaced by his brother, Salman, who will be taking over a kingdom under both militant and economic threat.
Why Saudi Arabia is so afraid of Raif Badawi
The kingdom is waging a war on dissent.
Laws of Men: In Saudi Arabia, women are still assigned male 'guardians'
Saudi law dictates that women be legally controlled for their entire lives by a male guardian. Women victimized by their guardians usually find little protection in court.
Activist arrested for defying Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving
Activist Loujain Hathloul was arrested while attempting to cross into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates.
UK to Assad: After we deal with the Islamic State, you're next!
GlobalPost interviews British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on the strategy for defeating IS and the Assad regime.
Concerned Obama's war against the Islamic State is a clusterf*ck? Here's how Britain sees it
Exclusive: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond explains the grand strategy for Syria and Iraq.
This is the appalling human rights record of the US coalition bombing Syria
The rap sheets for these countries include arbitrary detentions, torture and beheading. Sound familiar?
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Rick Perry's Islamic State remark joins a list of Mexican-border terror threat claims
Here’s a look at four major claims of faraway terrorism stirring in America's southern frontier. In some of those cases, at least, officials actually attempted to provide evidence, with varying success.
What the hell is a caliphate?
This is so last century: ISIL, the terror group now controlling large parts of Iraq and Syria, has declared borders for a new caliphate.
What the Iraq mess means for oil
Hint: It's not good.