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.
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.