Twittering from afar
Deposed by Hezbollah, twice, former Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s long absence from Lebanon had left supporters bewildered, until he started Tweeting – a lot!
Hajj 2011: Muslims Pilgrimage to Mecca (Photos)
More than 2.5 million Muslims from around the world are expected to perform the hajj.
Iranian pilgrims deported from Saudi Arabia on eve of hajj
Iranian pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia for hajj have been deported due to claims that they held fake visas.
Saudi Arabia: Prince Nayef named as successor
The former interior minister was named crown prince and deputy prime minister by King Abdullah.
Saudi crown prince funeral attended by hundreds
Hundreds attended a funeral Tuesday in Saudi Arabia for the former crown prince.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince dies
Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the longtime pillar of Saudi Arabia's ruling family, is believed to have had cancer.
Saudi Arabian crown prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud dead (VIDEO)
Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, died in New York Saturday, raising question over the succession in the oil-rich kingdom.
Canada freezes assets of five Iranians over alleged plot to kill Saudi ambassador (VIDEO)
Canada is slapping sanctions on five Iranian nationals accused of plotting to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States.
Canadian oil: ethical or dirty?
Canada, Saudis clash over controversial oil pipeline to US.
Saudi Arabia to quash unrest with an “iron fist”
Authorities in Saudi Arabia vow to use force to quell recent unrest.
Saudi Arabia steps forward with women's suffrage
King Abdullah's decree — which will also put women on the country's top advisory council — an example of the delicate balance between modernization and Islamic tradition.
Saudi Arabia's king pardons woman driver sentenced to lashing. Source: Twitter
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has pardoned a woman sentenced to 10 lashes for driving a car, Saudi princess tweets.
Human rights group decries flogging sentence for Saudi woman driver
Amnesty International says it "beggars belief" that Saudi Arabia authorities have imposed a sentence of 10 lashes on a woman for driving a car.
Saudi woman sentenced to 10 lashes for driving
Women in Saudi Arabia have been driving cars in defiance of the kingdom's ban.
Too close to call on women’s progress in Saudi Arabia
Women's vote may not change their grim reality in the Arab country.
Saudi woman facing trial for driving
Najalaa Harrir, one of the Saudi activists behind the "My Right, My Dignity" campaign trying to end discrimination against women, will be brought to trial for violating Saudi Arabia's ban on female drivers, the Associated Press reports.
Saudi king gives voting rights to women
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has decided that women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to vote and run for office in future municipal elections.
An interactive guide to Yemen’s Saudi terrorists
Highway 15: The long road to rehabilitation
Two views from relatives of 9/11 hijackers, one of regret and one of pride.
Saudi Arabia’s Highway 15 revisited
The kingdom’s youth ‘drift’ as militancy gives way to ennui.
Women’s rights key to kingdom’s future
Still barred from driving automobiles — and obliged to defer to men in most life decisions — progress is slow.
9/11 forces change to Saudi's global religious mission
The kingdom adjusts its international Islamic outreach.
Saudi Islamists consider democracy, confront royal dogma
Thinkers supports blending Islamic values with some Western ideas.
Ten years after 9/11, Saudi Arabia slowly modernizing
Saudi’s royal family disavows religious extremism while staving off the popular ‘Arab Spring.’
Saudi Arabia announces Tuesday start of Eid al-Fitr holiday
Saudi Arabia ends global confusion over sighting of new moon, announcing that Ramadan has ended and the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday will begin Tuesday.
7 Deadly Stories: Middle East out of the ashes?
Middle Eastern countries embroiled in turmoil turn to Saudi Arabia for economic aid.
Tunisia's ousted president jailed in absentia
Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, his daughter and son-in-law have been given jail terms in absentia
US senators push Saudi king to lift ban on women driving
A coalition of U.S. senators push the king of Saudi Arabia to lift the ban on women driving.
German sale of tanks to Saudi Arabia raises eyebrows
Analysis: The deal sends a message to the United States and Israel.
Yemen: President Saleh makes first TV appearance since injury (VIDEO)
Yemen's president appears on TV with face burns and bandaged hands.
Boat carrying migrants to Saudi Arabia sinks, 197 feared dead
Only three people were rescued after the ship capsized in the Red Sea.