No girls allowed? Ikea deletes women from Saudi catalogs
Ikea is coming under fire for deleting women from scenes in the Saudi versions of its catalogs.
Saudi Arabia deports more female pilgrims on their way to Mecca
Female pilgrims on their way to Mecca have been detained in Saudi Arabia and deported.
Saudi Arabia deports female Nigerians
Saudi officials would not allow female Nigerian pilgrims into the country because they traveled without men.
Syria crisis: Middle East heavyweights hold Cairo meeting
Middle East heavyweights Egypt, Turkey and Iran met in Cairo today to discuss the Syria crisis.
Egypt joins the debate over Syria
Syria’s conflict, already beset by meddling from foreign powers like Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and others, appears to have garnered yet another external player.
Nagla Wafa, Egyptian wedding dress designer, sentenced to 500 lashings
Nagla Wafa, an Egyptian wedding planner, has been sentenced to 500 lashes and five years in prison in Saudi Arabia following a dispute with a princess.
Saudis ordered to leave Lebanon after Syria kidnapping
Saudia Arabia told its citizens to leave Lebanon after a number of kidnappings threats, resulting from the escalating conflict in Syria.
Organization for Islamic Cooperation moves to suspend member Syria: officials
The Organization for Islamic Cooperation, an influential 56-nation Muslim interest group, looks to revoke Syria's membership.
Saudi Arabia plans women-only city
New project slated to create 5,000 jobs geared towards women, in effort to reach currently unemployed women seeking financial independence
Iran's Ahmadinejad will attend Saudi Arabia summit: report
Saudi Arabia and Iran's differing positions on Syria (and lots of other things) make this something of a surprise move from Ahmadinejad.
Saudi judo athlete's Olympic debut ends in 82 seconds
Wojdan Shaherkani’s debut a first for Saudi Arabia's female athletes.
Hijab allowed at London Olympics
Saudi athlete Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani has been allowed to wear a hijab while competing in judo in the London Olympics.
Saudi judo competitor to withdraw from Olympics if hijab banned
Saudi judo competitor Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani is one of the country's first female Olympians.
Saudi Olympian must compete without headscarf
The first female Saudi judo fighter is not allowed to compete wearing a hijab.
London Olympics: Saudi Arabia to send 2 female athletes
They'll be the first women ever to represent Saudi Arabia at the Olympic Games.
Egypt's President Morsi reports 'fruitful' talks with Saudis in first foreign trip
Egypt looks to extend its Mubarak-era alliance with Saudi Arabia.
London Olympics: Saudi Arabia searching for women athletes
IOC 'confident of a positive outcome' for only nation without female Olympians.
Saudi Arabia: Two people die at protests against the arrest of Shiite cleric
Police cracked down on protests against the arrest of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, leaving two dead.
Female Saudi showjumper not competing at London Olympics after all
Saudi Arabia's only female competitor likely to qualify for the Olympics won't be going to London after all.
Mumbai terror suspect may spotlight Pakistan's role in attacks
Pakistan lobbied hard to extricate Abu Jundal from Saudi custody, say Indian reports
London Olympics 2012: Saudi Arabian women allowed to compete for first time
For the first time, Saudi Arabia will allow women to compete in the Olympics.
France urges Syrian soldiers to defect
The French Foreign Ministry has hailed recent defectors as heroes, and urged others to follow suit.
Saudi man beheaded on 'witchcraft and sorcery' charges
A man has been beheaded on charges of sorcery and witchcraft in Saudi Arabia after being found in possession of mystical books and talismans.
Saudi activists urge women to defy ban on driving
Saudi activists are calling on women to defy a driving ban in a June 29 protest.
Prince Salman named as new crown prince of Saudi Arabia
The ruling family in Saudi Arabia has appointed Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud as the country’s new crown prince.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Nayef buried in Mecca
Prince Nayef's wrapped body was carried through crowds of relatives in a ceremony broadcast live on television.
Saudi Crown Prince Nayef dies
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has died and is to be buried in Mecca on Sunday.
Syria’s rebels learn the value of a prisoner
Prisoners held by the Free Syrian Army are often traded back to the government for money or guns.
3 women barred from France for refusing to remove veils at Charles de Gaulle
Three Saudi women were turned away from entering France after they refused to remove their veils for border police.
Saudi Arabia and the counter-revolution
With much of the Arab world in a do-or-die stampede toward greater democracy, Saudi Arabia is looking to consolidate the old way of doing things.
French police catch Saudi princess trying to skip out on $7.7 million tab
Saudi princess caught trying to leave Paris hotel without settling huge bill, police say.