Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - MAY 21: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'BANDAR ALGALOUD / SAUDI ROYAL COUNCIL / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----)US President Donald Trump, US First lady Melania Trump (2nd R), Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (2nd L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (L) put their hands on an illuminated globe during the inauguration ceremony of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017. (Photo by Bandar Algaloud / Saudi Royal Council / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Trump Backs Saudi Leaders During Mass Purge

President Donald Trump on Monday evening appeared to support an ongoing purge of officials in Saudi Arabia, saying on Twitter the country's leaders knew "exactly what they are doing" and suggesting th...
Women commemorate the anniversary of Saudi Arabia's founding at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on Sept. 23, 2017. Strict rules on public segregation of the sexes have effectively barred women in Saudi Arabia from entering sports arenas.

Saudi Women Allowed Inside Sports Stadiums In Small Advance For Women’s Rights

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to allow women to enter sports stadiums starting next year, in the latest incremental advance for women's rights in the conservative Muslim country. Starting in 2018,...
A picture taken on June 5, 2017 shows a man walking past the Qatar Airways branch in the Saudi capital Riyadh, after it had suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia following a severing of relations between major gulf states and gas-rich Qatar.Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting extremism, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Understanding The Diplomatic Crisis Between Saudi Arabia And Qatar

Saudi Arabia and six other neighbouring and regional Middle Eastern countries severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday in what has been labelled one of the biggest rifts between Arab gulf nations...
Yousef Al Otaiba, United Arab Emirates' (UAE) ambassador to the U.S., speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The conference is a unique setting that convenes individuals with the capital, power and influence to move the world forward meet face-to-face with those whose expertise and creativity are reinventing industry, philanthropy and media. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Ambassador Slammed Donald Trump Amid UAE Campaign To Isolate Qatar

WASHINGTON ― Yousef Al Otaiba, the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the U.S. and a confidant of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, repeatedly criticized President Donald Trump in private cor...