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.
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.