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A Twice-Divorced Saudi Mother Of 6 Reinterprets Islamic Law

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA, (AP): When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics,

Israel suspends ties with UNESCO

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett announced today that Israel is suspending all of its joint activities with the United Nations

Russia: Mending Turkey ties ‘not a matter of few days’

ANKARA: It would take more than a few days to mend Russia’s relations with Ankara, the Kremlin said on Tuesday

Boeing says it signs historic sales agreement with Iran Air

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, (AP): Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent"

Israel to withhold bodies of Palestinians

TEL AVIV: Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday ordered the bodies of Palestinians killed by security forces not be returned

Gulf Economic Slowdown Sees Foreign Workers Trapped by Debts

By JON GAMBRELL, DOHA, Qatar, (AP): The economic slowdown gripping countries across the Persian Gulf can be seen in layoffs,

EgyptAir crash: Perfect security elusive at Paris airport

PARIS, (AP): Explosives in the form of paper, or concealed in a medicine-sized bottle and looking like salt. Tiny electric

“Bachelor ban” in Qatar tests relations with migrant workers

Workers banned from parks, malls on certain days Foreign residents outnumber Qataris Labour unions concerned over workers’ rights 2010 law

Kerry in Saudi Arabia for talks on Syria, Libya, Yemen

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, (AP): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Sunday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman for talks on

UAE embassy begins operation in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al

Iranian commander threatens to deny the US access to the…

(AP): The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to

Iran media: Moderates win more than 30 more parliament seats

TEHRAN, (AP): Iran’s moderate-reformist bloc secured more than 30 additional seats in parliamentary runoff elections, according to a Saturday report

At Mideast tourism forum in Dubai, a surprising name: Trump

DUBAI, (AP): Tucked away behind stands at a Mideast tourism conference is a surprising name: Trump. Trump Hotels, the brand

Obama says political progress needed before more Iraq aid

RIYADH, (AP): President Barack Obama said Thursday that the US and its Gulf partners should wait to see whether Iraq

Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks with Gulf allies

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, (AP): President Barack Obama landed in Riyadh on Wednesday to meet with Saudi King Salman and other Persian

Injured Nepali Charge d’affaires in Saudi Arabia discharged from Hospital

SAUDI: Injured Nepal's Charge d'Affaires in Saudi Arabia, Ananda Prasad Sharma who was admitted to King Faisal Hospital in Saudi

Nepali migrant worker missing in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: A Nepali migrant worker has been missing in Saudi Arabia for more than two years, it has been

Oman says US man detained in rebel-held Yemeni capital freed

DUBAI, (AP): A US man held captive in Yemen’s rebel-controlled capital has been released after Omani negotiators interceded on his

87 Nepalese left high and dry in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: A total of 87 Nepali workers in Saudi Arabia are left high and dry as they were not

4 US Senators meet Saudi King Salman ahead of Obama…

RIYADH, (AP): Saudi Arabia’s official news agency says King Salman has met with a US Congressional delegation ahead of President