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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets the new King Salman of Saudi Arabia at the Erqa Royal Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on January 27, 2015, after joining President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and other dignitaries in extending condolences to the late King Abdullah. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

Two Princes Are Rising Stars Of King Salman’s Saudi Arabia

Two Saudi princes appointed to oversee oil reserves are on the fast-track for throne succession.

February 25, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Big Saudi Oil, And Big Corporate Money

America’s relationships with Saudi Arabian big oil — and American big money — got noticed by the late night shows.

January 29, 2015

Still ‘No Way Out’ For Saudi Women

What does the United States’ alliance with the repressive kingdom say about us?

January 29, 2015

Arming Syria Rebels Top Topic As Obama, Saudi King Meet

Riyadh (AFP) – U.S. President Barack Obama was holding talks with Saudi King Abdullah in Riyadh Friday on arming Syria’s moderate opposition, as the long-time allies seek to bridge their differences over Iran and Syria. Obama arrived from Italy for an evening meeting with the monarch on a royal estate outside Riyadh. Discussions would focus […]

March 28, 2014

U.S. Embassy Urges Citizens To Avoid Saudi Shiite Town

Riyadh (AFP) – The U.S. embassy in Riyadh has warned its citizens against travelling to the Shiite village of Awamiya in eastern Saudi Arabia, where gunmen this week attacked the car of two German diplomats. Berlin has said it has no reason to believe the Monday attack in Awamiya, in the Shiite-populated Eastern Province, was […]

January 16, 2014