by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 26, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Commission passed a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from violence, but not everybody supported it.
by Hayes Brown Posted on September 23, 2014 Updated: September 23, 2014
It wasn't just ISIS in the U.S.' crosshairs on Monday night, but also a group with close ties to al-Qaeda's main leadership.
by Travis Waldron Posted on April 14, 2014
"This would be a further step towards full participation by girls and women at all levels of sport in the country," the International Olympic Committee said of a pending council recommendation.
by Posted on March 27, 2014
As President Obama travels to Saudi Arabia this week, his main challenge is to be straightforward with the Saudis about what we see as our interests and values informing our overall strategy for the region.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on March 24, 2014
In the space of about seven days, ABC Family's new pilot Alice In Arabia went from one-paragraph blurb to leaked script to cancelled.
by Judd Legum Posted on October 26, 2013
More than 60 Saudi women got behind the wheel on Saturday in a bold protest of the nation's de facto ban on women driving.
by Hayes Brown Posted on October 18, 2013 Updated: October 18, 2013
The choice comes as a surprise to observers of both the Middle East and the United Nations.
by Hayes Brown Posted on October 17, 2013
Despite the Security Council's goals of upholding international peace and security, some of its newest members haven't had the most success in that field.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on October 10, 2013 Updated: October 15, 2013
Saudi women are starting to post YouTube videos of themselves behind the wheel ahead of a nationwide protest against the ban on women driving.