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.
Are any countries seriously trying to tackle the climate crisis?
Obama wants the US to lead. Is anyone interested in following?
Farmers in Saudi Arabia think their camels are just fine, thank you very much
In defiance of warnings that camels are the source of the MERS virus, Saudi farmers are taking photos of themselves hugging and kissing them.
These are the countries still using lethal injection to kill people
The US is not in good company.
Saudi prince accused of killing 2,000 endangered birds while on safari in Pakistan
Houbara bustards are globally protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
This hilarious dance craze is sweeping Saudi Arabia
It's called the 'penguin' and is exactly what you might expect.
Obama talked with the Saudi king about Syria, Iran and the Middle East peace process
Last year senior Saudi officials warned of a 'major shift' away from Washington after bitter disagreements about its response to the Arab Spring uprisings.
These 11 countries are banning certain baby names because you can't be trusted
Parents from Saudi Arabia to New Zealand are so irresponsible naming their children that laws are needed to stop them.
In Saudi Arabia, Indonesian maids are on death row for sorcery
But after one maid’s decapitation, Indonesia has finally won some rights for these slave-like workers.
14 protest videos that went viral and changed the world
From Iran's Green Revolution to Occupy Wall Street, scenes of brutality, death, defiance, and laughter have altered the course of recent history.
Prince Charles like you've never seen him before
Watch the Prince of Wales bust a move with the royal Saudi family.
Somayya Jabarti becomes Saudi Arabia's first female editor-in-chief
'It was not a question of gender but of merit that decided and earned her this opportunity,' wrote the outgoing editor-in-chief.
This is why Saudi Arabia and Iran don't like each other
The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran goes back decades, if not centuries.
Iran: The one issue Israel and Saudi Arabia can openly agree on
As the interim nuclear deal goes into effect, two countries famously high on each other's enemies list are cooperating as never before.
Saudi women can now travel without the government texting their male guardians
Since November 2012, Saudi women's male guardians have been sent an SMS message informing them when women under their custody leave, even if they are traveling together.
Kerry pledges 'fair' Mideast plan as he woos Arab allies
A peace treaty would deal with all the core issues dividing the two sides, including the contours of a future Palestinian state, refugees and the fate of Jerusalem claimed by both as a capital.
Suspected Saudi militant dies in Lebanese custody
Majid bin Muhammad al-Majid was believed to be the leader of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, the group that claimed the double suicide assault on Iran's Beirut embassy, which killed at least 25.
The 12 (rocky) months of US foreign policy
Analysis: For the holiday season, a look at the foreign adventures this year that have brought joy and heartbreak to America and its, ahem, allies.
US repatriates two Saudi detainees held at Guantanamo for nearly 12 years
Saad Muhammad Husayn Qahtani and Hamood Abdulla Hamood were not charged with any crime while they were detained.
The US executes more people every year than Yemen, Sudan and Afghanistan.
21 countries executed people last year. These 10 nations killed the most.
Why Israel and Saudi Arabia really hate the Iran deal
Analysis: Israeli and Saudi condemnation of the current first steps on the agreement with Iran goes beyond cynicism.
Bibi must know something Obama doesn't
Commentary: Can Obama withstand Netanyahu’s hard-line opposition to a deal with Iran?
Here's a plan to end the conflict in Syria: support Assad
Commentary: The US should back Assad now, end the fighting, and set conditions for his departure and a democratic transition.
It's time for Obama to show some backbone on Iran nuclear deal
Commentary: Kerry made a shrewd diplomatic move designed to win back French support at the negotiating table. Now Obama needs to make his case.
Russia, Saudi Arabia and Cuba win seats on the UN Human Rights Council
Human rights groups are complaining that China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats.
Foreign workers and Saudi police clash in Riyadh, 2 people dead
Clashes between protesting foreign workers and Saudi police in the capital city left two people dead, 68 injured and hundreds arrested over the weekend.
Philippines investigates alleged abuse in Saudi crackdown on illegal workers
One woman said that Saudi authorities treated her and other Filipinos 'like animals.'
Saudi women fined for defying driving ban
"Police stopped six women driving in Riyadh, and fined them 300 riyals ($80) each," said the capital's police.
Saudi women driven to drive on day of protest (VIDEO)
Saudi women took to the streets in their cars on Saturday to protest the ultra-conservative Saudi government's ban on women driving cars, according to multiple reports.