By paying effusive homage to the late Saudi King Abdullah and by honoring the kingdom's new fundamentalist dictator with his presence, President Barack Obama has given the world an object lesson in American hypocrisy.
While President Obama travels to Saudi Arabia to mourn the passing of a King Abdullah, four of the king's imprisoned daughters have disappeared off social media, and activists are concerned the women have passed on.
Two daughters of Saudi king Abdullah, Princess Sahar 42 and Jawaher 38 claim that they are imprisoned in the royal compound in Jeddah since they spoke out against poverty and the plight of women in Saudi Arabia.
A Saudi Princess who habitually runs up outlandish bills on luxury goods and hotel stays which she then neglects to pay, is to have goods worth €12 million seized on the order of a French judge.
Mideast revolutions continue as Jordan’s government begins to collapse, the Muslim Brotherhood is taking aim at Jordan, and Jordan’s King Abdullah is starting to lose tribal support. Jordan's collapse may occur quickly.
Saudi Arabia is to hold a three-day period of mourning following the death of Crown Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Saturday. World leaders have sent condolences to King Abdullah on the death of his brother.
As the anniversary of Saudi Arabia's Women2Drive campaign approaches, hundreds of signatures have been gathered on a petition appealing to King Abdullah to lift the ban on women drivers in the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabian writer Hamza Kashgari, 23, a columnist for the al-Bilad daily in Jeddah, was forced to flee the Kingdom for safety when a fatwa demanding his execution for blasphemy was issued earlier this week.
Saudi Arabia held municipal elections yesterday but voter turnout was low, with only 1.2 million men registering to vote. Women were not allowed the opportunity to vote as the historic decision to give them suffrage had not come into effect yet.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has revoked the court imposed sentence of 10 lashes meted out to a woman who drove in Jeddah. The revocation follows outrage in the Kingdom and international attention.
Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communication Taher Adwan submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Maaruf Bakhit, in opposition to new proposed laws to "restrict media expression".
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has once again been admitted to the hospital after numerous complaints over his consistent back pain. Doctors have ordered tests and suggested the 86-year-old to rest.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has appointed the kingdom’s first ever female minister. American educated Nora bint Abdullah Al-Fayez, will take up the position of deputy education minister with special responsibility for female education.