Saudi woman wearing nail polish stands up to religious police (VIDEO)
A woman in Saudi Arabia was harassed by religious police for wearing nail polish. She fought back, and a video of the confrontation went viral.
Bahrain: huge protests over proposed unity plans with Saudi Arabia
Protesters: "Bahrain is not for sale."
Chatter: 'Underwear bomber' was CIA informant
American officials say the Al Qaeda operative charged with detonating a bomb on a US-bound airplane was, in fact, a double agent.
Saudi Arabia says it has ‘no suspicions’ about Bin Laden widows and children
Saudi Arabia has indicated that it will allow Osama bin Laden’s widows and children – deported from Pakistan last week – to remain in the kingdom.
Osama bin Laden’s family leaves Pakistan
Pakistani officials have deported 14 members of Osama bin Laden’s family.
Saudi Arabia: Boy (4) kills father who refused to buy PlayStation
Local media say the boy has become the country's youngest known killer.
Bin Laden widows being deported to Saudi Arabia, lawyer Amir Khalil says
The bin Laden widows and 9 children have completed a 45-day prison term for illegally entering Pakistan.
Osama Bin Laden's widows, daughters to be deported from Pakistan
Osama Bin Laden's widows and children will be flown to Saudi Arabia next week after their jail sentence for illegal residency in Pakistan is over.
Qatar embraces female athletes
Qatar’s efforts to promote female athletes is putting pressure on more conservative Saudi Arabia
Formula One brings new focus to Bahrain protests
The Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain could be canceled due to continuing violence.
Osama bin Laden replaced on FBI Most Wanted list by Eric Justin Toth, a child porn suspect
Toth has been indicted and charged with child pornography offenses and the FBI says he is a danger to children so long as he remains at large.
Saudi Arabia puts 50 Al Qaeda suspects on trial
Saudi Arabia put fifty men suspected of links to Al Qaeda on trial.
Saudi women banned from national Olympic delegation
Is the country in violation of the Olympic Charter? Many urge Saudi men to be barred.
Hillary Clinton discusses Syria with Saudi king
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Saudi Arabia's king to discuss Syria.
Swedish Defence Minister Sten Tolgfors quits over Saudi arms scandal
Sten Tolgfors has resigned as defence minister after Swedish public radio unearthed plans between Stockholm and Riyadh to build a weapons plant in Saudi Arabia.
Spanish court drops Saudi prince rape case
Case against Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, accused of raping model on yacht off Ibiza, dropped due to lack of evidence.
Waleed Abu al-Khair, Saudi rights lawyer, banned from travelling to US
Top Saudi lawyer Waleed Abu al-Khair appeals decision, says wants no favors, "just my rights."
Abdullah al-Khalidi, Saudi diplomat, abducted in Yemen
A top Saudi official is taken by unknown gunmen in Yemen's restive south.
Middle East pushes up global rate of executions (VIDEO)
Iraq, Iran, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia pushed up the global rate.
Amnesty International capital punishment report: bad news and good news
Saudi Arabia establishes first Western studies center
Western Studies Institute is first of its kind in all of Middle East.
Prince Nayef gives Saudi sportswomen go-ahead on Olympic games
Female athletes get a leg up in Saudi Arabia, where women's rights are often out of reach.
Saudi Arabia cracks down on "erring lingerie shops"
Men were discovered working at stores after a ban came into effect.
Oil prices drop after Saudi supply statement
Oil has risen more than 9 per cent this year due mainly to the standoff over the Iranian nuclear program.
Syria: Jordan denies allowing Saudi arms to reach rebel Free Syrian Army
An anonymous diplomat put Amman on the hot seat, telling a reporter that Saudi Arabia was arming the Syrian rebels and using Jordan for transshipment.
Arab regimes embrace Twitter and Facebook — for their own ends
Governments learn to use Facebook and Twitter to strike back against democracy activists.
Saudi mufti says "destroy all churches" in the Arabian Peninsula
A Kuwaiti delegation asked the mufti about his views on a proposed Kuwait law that would ban the construction of non-Islamic places of worship.
A Saudi youth 'awakening'?
Disenfranchised students show a rare flash of public dissent.
World’s mecca for sex drugs? Saudi Arabia
Nearly 12 percent of Saudi Arabia's 20 million men are believed to be suffering from impotence. Great news for Viagra.
Poll of Arab World finds fear of US, Israel
A majority supports pluralistic democracy, but roughly one third is opposed to accommodating those with political opinions different from their own.
Saudi women injured in university protest
Fellow students plan to boycott classes.