Britain accuses Iran of secret nuclear-missile tests
As Iran flexes its muscles with a 10-day military exercise, a British official says the country has carried out several covert tests of nuclear-capable missiles
Saudi Arabia's hazy logic on female drivers
The kingdom's ban on women behind the wheel remains indefensible, and only lightly challenged.
Women still can't drive in Saudi Arabia
A week-old campaign to overturn a no-driving law for Saudi women is slow going.
Indonesia bans workers from Saudi after maid's execution
Indonesia has banned its citizens from working in Saudi Arabia after an Indonesian maid was beheaded for murdering her Saudi employer with a meat cleaver.
Amal Ahmed al-Sadah, Osama bin Laden's youngest wife, to return to Yemen
Sadah was injured during the May 2 raid on bin Laden's compound in Pakistan.
Saudi Arabia women drive cars to protest ban
Women in Saudi Arabia have started driving cars in defiance of a ban on female drivers, in a campaign publicized on Facebook and Twitter.
Saudi women demand driving rights
June 17 is “I will drive the car myself day” in Saudi Arabia. Here’s why that matters.
Saudi Arabia: lingerie shops to have female staff
Saudi women will finally be able to buy their bras and panties from other women.
Celebrations in Yemen tempered by rumors of Saleh's return
Many fear there is more violence yet to come in Yemen, as shells rained down for the 11th night in a row Sunday.
Analysts warn of dangerous power vacuum after Saleh's sudden exit
Saleh’s departure could give Al Qaeda's Yemen-based branch breathing room in which to plan attacks.
Bahrain lifts state of emergency, seeks dialogue, but issues warnings
Even as there are reports of troops pulling back, the kingdom takes a hard line on protests
Saudi Arabia: What's in a weekend, anyway?
Saudi Arabia, and GlobalPost, debates how best to have a nice weekend.
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