What you need to know about John Kerry's 7-country tour
At the top of the agenda are two intractable foreign policy challenges: the war in Syria and NATO's withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Saudi Arabia says it will deport Lebanese supporters of Hezbollah
Ali Awad Assiri, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, said that Lebanese ex pats who support Hezbollah financially would be expelled.
As Western choices narrow in Syria, one critical option remains: diplomacy
Commentary: Engage Russia as a true partner in working toward a ‘soft landing.’
Saudi Prince Reportedly Dropped $19.5 Million On A 3-Day Extravaganza At Disneyland Paris
A Saudi prince reportedly spent €15 million (or $19.5 million at today's conversion rates) for a three-day celebration at Disneyland Paris.
Italy reports first case of coronavirus
Italy's health ministry said a 45-year-old man came down with the virus after recently traveling to Jordan.
Afflicted: Pakistan's children hit hard by measles epidemic
Pakistan's ailing healthcare system is contributing to a measles epidemic that leaves children particularly vulnerable.
Could fracking make the Persian Gulf irrelevant?
From NATO to China, the world watches America's energy revolution.
Saudi Arabia displays corpses of 5 executed Yemeni men
Saudi Arabia executed five Yemeni men convicted of robbery and murder and then displayed their corpses in the south-western town of Jizan on Tuesday.
Dubai police adds $1.4 million supercar to its fleet
The rare Bugatti Veyron is one of 300 that will ever be made.
Why hotels have high hopes for the Middle East
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates offer large markets, while Egypt struggles.
Kerry-Russia deal to end Syria war a major US achievement
Commentary: Many hurdles to overcome before a conference could begin.
Saudi Arabian girls get access to sports in private schools for first time
Private schools to provide coaching, equipment and appropriate areas for girls in Saudi Arabia to play.
Feds investigating a Saudi compound in Virginia for possible human trafficking
Two women said they were mistreated at a Saudi-owned house.
SARS-like coronavirus has killed five in Saudi Arabia
Five Saudis have died after they became ill with a SARS-like novel coronavirus, while two more people are seriously ill.
Doing nothing is Obama’s best option in Syria
Commentary: Islamists among the rebels pose a danger to the Middle East if Assad falls.
Foreign firms face difficulties tapping into Middle East
Red tape and a cascade of other hurdles have hindered efforts by executives to tap into rapid growth in the region.
Oldest man in Saudi Arabia dead at 120
The man left behind 24 children and 447 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Omar Borkan Al Gala too sexy for Saudi Arabia?
Newspaper claims to have identified one of three men kicked out of Saudi Arabia for being too handsome.
Saudi government to citizens: don't believe foreign weather reports
“Individuals shouldn’t take any notice of such reports no matter how credible the sources are.”
Repression of Grand Prix protesters highlights shameful support of Bahrain
Commentary: Shia majority badly treated by Sunni monarchy and its US financers.
Keystone pipeline will not increase US energy security
Commentary: Global markets will continue to control gas prices at the pump.
Saudi Arabia denies reports of paralysis sentencing
Saudi Arabia's Justice Ministry attempts to set the record straight via Twitter.
Saudi youth accused of paralyzing friend to be paralyzed in return: Reports
A young man imprisoned for reportedly paralyzing someone is sentenced to full paralysis at the hand of Saudi authorities.
Human trafficking a growing concern in Yemen: Minister
Yemen a vital transit link for traffickers moving between Africa and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia: 18 suspected spies arrested
Saudi Arabian officials said today that they had arrested 18 people – an Iranian, a Lebanese citizen and 16 Saudis – for spying on the kingdom for a foreign country.
Syrian civil war enters third year of conflict (PHOTOS)
March 15, 2013, marks the beginning of the third year of violence continues in Syria during the country's civil war.
Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia keep the protest movement alive
Though illegal in the kingdom, open dissent is alive and well in Qatif.
What was Biden signaling in his pro-war comments on Iran to Israeli lobby?
Commentary: Is the vice president building his own hardline bona fides for 2016?
Saudi youth fighting against Assad regime in Syria
GlobalPost has learned that hundreds of young Saudis are flocking to Syria in a 'holy war' against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Forbes publishes huge takedown of Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed
A lower ranking from the Forbes list enraged one of the Middle East's most successful investors, prompting a stern reply from the publication.
Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed claims Forbes understates his wealth
Prince Alwaleed says that he has more money than the $20 billion he's credited with in the 2013 Forbes list of the planet's wealthiest people.