The Gulf is raising a bigger army. But for what?
The Gulf Cooperation Council might build a bigger army. Should protesters in the Gulf be worried?
Saudi woman arrested for driving
Saudi authorities arrest a young activist for driving.
People in Middle East and North Africa react to Obama speech
Mostly they thought it was just "more of the same."
US calls Yemen deal "best way forward"
But the people who live in Yemen disagree.
Kingdom's BlackBerry users get a respite
The king clamps down on fatwa-giving. A liberal voice is silenced. An ancient dynastic seat is recognized. Female Saudis may soon ask if you have any coupons. And a rival for Big Ben?
Saudi Arabia promotes female empowerment?
Kudos for Saudi Arabia in terror plot. Promoting female equality abroad but not at home. Boeing wins contract with Saudi Airlines. A Guinness world record for breast cancer awareness. And a subpoena for a genie?
Osama bin Laden’s sea burial: good choice? (Updated)
Did the Obama administration risk angering Muslims by disposing of bin Laden’s remains at sea?
Saudis to build mile-high skyscraper, the "Kingom Tower"
A plan to build the tallest building on earth — the $30 billion Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, western Saudi Arabia that will stand one mile high — has been approved.
Yemen: up to 7 dead in clashes as rebels mull peace deal (UPDATES) (VIDEO)
In Sanaa, troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh fought a battle with those supporting Gen. Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar, who defected to the opposition.
Bahrain becomes flashpoint in relations between US and Saudi Arabia
A last minute deal between Bahrain's monarchy and protesters, brokered by the US, may have been scuttled by Saudi Arabia.
Gates to meet with Saudi king over Mideast unrest (UPDATES) (VIDEO)
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is in Saudi Arabia to discuss unrest in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as a $60 billion arms deal.
Yemen: attack on mutinous soldiers in Sanaa targeted general (UPDATES) (VIDEO)
New fighting flared in Yemen's capital city, Sanaa, on Tuesday between tribesmen loyal to President Saleh and soldiers backing anti-government protesters.
Saudis wonder if the Americans have gone mad
Opinion: The deal struck between US and Saudi Arabia in 1945 seems like its falling apart in 2011. Is Saudi Arabia’s great protector becoming unreliable?
In 8 year fight against Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia detains almost 12,000 people
But half of those were released after serving short sentences.
Pro-Saleh groups upstage demonstrators in Sanaa (VIDEO)
Massive rival demonstrations divided Yemen's capital, in protest and support of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, amid unprecedented levels of security.
Kuwait government resigns in row over monarchy
Kuwait’s government has quit en masse in a dispute over the performance of several ministers in dealing with uprising in Kuwait’s neighbor, Bahrain.
Yemen protests spark call to arms by Saleh backers (VIDEO)
Supporters of the Yemeni president have called for counter-demonstrations Friday in response to "Day of Martyr" rallies that drew hundreds of thousands in several cities.
Looking for logic in the Obama doctrine
Opinion: Do you have a one-size-fits-all policy for dealing with the Mideast?
Saudi Arabia announces local election in face of reform demands
Saud Arabia vote announcement seen as a concession to democracy demands
Yemen lurches toward civil war
Yemen's military has split into two and the country's embattled president is threatening to go to war.
Opinion: US foreign policy is hamstrung in Persian Gulf
The uprisings in Yemen and Bahrain offer no good options for US policy.
Saudis protest amid heavy security in Riyadh
Despite pledges of reform and warnings not to protest, Saudis gather in Riyadh to demand release of prisoners.
Saudi king ignores calls for political reform, gives out money
In highly-anticipated speech, King Abdullah failed to address calls for political reform.
Bahrain detains leading opposition figures (UPDATES)
Arrests come a day after Bahrain security forces used teargas and rubber bullets in a bloody crackdown on protesters in Pearl Square.
Bahrain disperses demonstrators
Soldiers expel hundreds of anti-government protesters from Pearl Square.
After Gates leaves, Saudi Arabia sends troops to Bahrain
Saudi official says troops are a message to US and Iran not to intervene in Gulf affairs.
Coincidence? Middle East dictators crack down while world watches Japan
Saudi troops enter Bahrain; Yemen ousts foreign journalists; Gaddafi steps up bombing.
Heavy police presence deters protesters in Saudi Arabia
Calls for "Day of Rage" go unheeded.
Saudi police fire over protesters
Saudi police fired over the heads of protesters.
Analysis: $5 a gallon gas? Listen up, Obama!
The mounting oil supply crunch poses the defining crisis (and opportunity) of Obama's presidency.
Saudi Arabia: early stirrings of revolt?
Three separate petitions represent a small but growing slice of Saudi public that is discontent with an absolute monarchy.