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.
Saudi woman wearing nail polish stands up to religious police (VIDEO)
A woman in Saudi Arabia was harassed by religious police for wearing nail polish. She fought back, and a video of the confrontation went viral.
Bahrain: huge protests over proposed unity plans with Saudi Arabia
Protesters: "Bahrain is not for sale."
Chatter: 'Underwear bomber' was CIA informant
American officials say the Al Qaeda operative charged with detonating a bomb on a US-bound airplane was, in fact, a double agent.
Saudi Arabia says it has ‘no suspicions’ about Bin Laden widows and children
Saudi Arabia has indicated that it will allow Osama bin Laden’s widows and children – deported from Pakistan last week – to remain in the kingdom.
Osama bin Laden’s family leaves Pakistan
Pakistani officials have deported 14 members of Osama bin Laden’s family.
Saudi Arabia: Boy (4) kills father who refused to buy PlayStation
Local media say the boy has become the country's youngest known killer.
Bin Laden widows being deported to Saudi Arabia, lawyer Amir Khalil says
The bin Laden widows and 9 children have completed a 45-day prison term for illegally entering Pakistan.
Osama Bin Laden's widows, daughters to be deported from Pakistan
Osama Bin Laden's widows and children will be flown to Saudi Arabia next week after their jail sentence for illegal residency in Pakistan is over.
Qatar embraces female athletes
Qatar’s efforts to promote female athletes is putting pressure on more conservative Saudi Arabia
Formula One brings new focus to Bahrain protests
The Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain could be canceled due to continuing violence.