- FBI investigates suspected serial child molester Updated: Apr-22-14 6:02 pm
- Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus Updated: Apr-22-14 2:44 am
- Saudi sentences 8 to death for 2003 Riyadh attack Updated: Apr-21-14 5:13 pm
- Much at stake in last ACL preliminaries Updated: Apr-21-14 12:11 am
- Gulf Arab states strike new deal to heal rifts Updated: Apr-17-14 6:41 pm
- Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns Updated: Apr-17-14 12:16 pm
- WWE wrestlers in Saudi Arabia for live matches Updated: Apr-17-14 11:08 am
- Prominent human rights lawyer detained in Saudi Updated: Apr-16-14 1:42 pm
- Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus Updated: Apr-16-14 10:04 am
- Spain eyes stronger economic ties with UAE visit Updated: Apr-14-14 6:20 am
- Social challenges as Saudis draw throne's future Updated: Apr-11-14 2:46 pm
- UAE: Paramedic dies from MERS, others infected Updated: Apr-11-14 2:13 pm
- Kerry outdoes himself in new diplomatic frenzy Updated: Apr-04-14 12:02 pm
- Saudi artists cautiously push against redlines Updated: Apr-03-14 8:02 am
- IOC president meets Saudi Olympic chief in Riyadh Updated: Apr-02-14 7:01 am
- Report: Gulf region still a risk to investors Updated: Mar-31-14 10:07 am
- Thai court dismisses Saudi killing case Updated: Mar-31-14 12:23 am
- Obama offers Europe, Mideast allies assurances Updated: Mar-29-14 3:02 pm
- Trip at an end, Obama has issues waiting at home Updated: Mar-29-14 11:14 am
- Obama to Putin: Pull back from Ukraine border Updated: Mar-28-14 6:58 pm
- Obama may allow air defense help for Syria rebels Updated: Mar-28-14 12:34 pm
- Obama, Francis find common ground - and divisions Updated: Mar-27-14 6:36 pm
- Saudi women renew push for the right to drive Updated: Mar-27-14 12:52 pm
- Report: Global executions up 15 percent in 2013 Updated: Mar-26-14 8:58 pm
- Arab summit lays bare serious cracks on Syria Updated: Mar-26-14 4:10 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who contracted a potentially fatal Middle East virus related to SARS have died as the kingdom detected 17 new cases of the disease.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A Saudi court sentenced eight people to death and 77 others to prison on charges related to attacks against expatriate residential compounds in the country's capital more than a decade ago, the official press agency said.
SEOUL, South Korea - With so many spots still up for grabs in the knockout rounds and so many clubs in contention, the Asian Champions League is raising its profile with an intensely tight competition.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Western-allied Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council said Thursday the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich states.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A recent spate of infections from a frequently deadly Middle East virus is raising new worries about efforts to contain the illness, with infectious disease experts urging greater vigilance in combatting its spread.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Pro wrestlers with the WWE, including John Cena and former champion Randy Orton, are in Saudi Arabia for three days of matches in the capital, Riyadh.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi activists say authorities have detained a prominent human rights lawyer in the capital.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysian man who went on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has become the first death in Asia from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while the Philippines has isolated a health worker who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on Monday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties with their oil-rich country was a top priority, highlighting the role wealthy Arab states could play in shoring up the battered Spanish economy.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - While Saudi Arabia's royals work out the succession of the throne behind closed doors, a few voices are raising the most sensitive matter of all in the kingdom, questioning the ruling Al Saud family's claim to absolute power and its unchecked rights to the country's oil wealth.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A paramedic in the United Arab Emirates has died after contracting Middle East respiratory syndrome and five others have tested positive for the virus, the Gulf nation's interior ministry said Friday.
CASABLANCA, Morocco - More than a week into what was supposed to be only a five-day trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sat in a Paris hotel suite contemplating his next moves on multiple crisis fronts.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When Ahmed Mater visited Mecca in 2010 something felt off. Dozens of cranes were eating away at the mosque to make way for a larger complex surrounding the Kaaba, the cube-shaped structure to which observant Muslims pray toward five times a day that also draws millions of pilgrims annually from around the world.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - IOC President Thomas Bach has discussed the issue of women's participation in sports with Saudi Arabia's Olympic chief.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Despite improvements in regulations and moves to diversify Arab economies away from natural resources, global investors remain wary of doing business in Gulf countries because of regional upheaval and other potentially destabilizing factors, according to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit released Monday.
BANGKOK - A Thai court on Monday dismissed a case against five people accused of slaying a Saudi businessman whose disappearance 24 years ago has marred relations between the two countries ever since.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - From the heart of Europe to the expanse of Saudi Arabia's desert, President Barack Obama's weeklong overseas trip amounted to a reassurance tour for stalwart, but sometimes skeptical, American allies.
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany - A week of international prodding, outreach and reassurance behind him, U.S. President Barack Obama is returning to Washington amid looming domestic and foreign challenges, from a fast-approaching deadline for health care enrollment to renewed worries about Russia's intentions in Eastern Europe.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Worried about Moscow's intentions, President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull his troops back from the border with Ukraine during an hourlong phone call Friday. The Russian leader, who initiated the call, asserted that Ukraine's government is allowing extremists to intimidate civilians with impunity.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Obama administration is considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to Syrian rebels, a U.S. official said Friday.
VATICAN CITY - Face to face for the first time, President Barack Obama and Pope Francis focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor on Thursday. But their lengthy private discussion also highlighted the deep differences between the White House and the Catholic Church on abortion and birth control.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In the six months since Saudi activists renewed calls to defy the kingdom's ban on female drivers, small numbers of women have gotten behind the wheel almost daily in what has become the country's longest such campaign.
NEW YORK - The number of known executions around the world rose almost 15 percent in 2013, and the United States was among the five countries putting the most people to death, a new report says.
KUWAIT CITY - An Arab summit that ended Wednesday exposed cracks in what was once solid Arab support for Syrian rebels, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar divided over which factions to back and Syria's neighbors increasingly expressing fatigue with the flood of refugees from the country's civil war.