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  • new storyYemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 2 story has photos
    Updated: May-05-15 2:44 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least two civilians and reportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting them.

  • Russia-called UN urgent meeting on Yemen ends without action story has photos
    Updated: May-01-15 6:01 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - An emergency meeting on Yemen by the U.N. Security Council ended Friday with the 15 members unable to agree on an immediate statement on the growing crisis. The ambassador from Russia, which called the meeting, wondered why his colleagues talk about the need to help but can't take action.

  • Saudi Arabia: Military training aircraft crashes, killing 2 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 11:44 am

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says a military training aircraft has crashed, killing the instructor and a student pilot.

  • Wartime climate in Saudi puts calls for reform on hold story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-15 6:11 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An electronic billboard at an upscale Saudi mall flashes an advertisement for a designer fragrance before switching to images of soaring F-16s and King Salman saluting the troops. "The response has come to you who threaten the nation," the caption says. "To those who test me, take this war as a reply."

  • Saudi-Iran rivalry over Yemen deepens Mideast sectarianism 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 1:19 pm

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's government insists it is not at war with Iran despite its three-week air campaign against Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, but the kingdom's powerful clerics, and its regional rival's theocratic government, are increasingly presenting the conflict as part of a region-wide battle for the soul of Islam.

  • Saudi Arabia: No evidence its agents helped in 9/11 attacks 
    Updated: Apr-12-15 4:52 pm

    NEW YORK - Attorneys for Saudi Arabia say a judge should reject claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that new evidence - including an interview with the man who became known as the "20th hijacker" - shows agents of the kingdom "directly and knowingly" helped the hijackers.