Saudi Arabia Under Fire At UN
Saudi Arabia's rights record came under fire at the United Nations on Monday, critics accusing the kingdom of jailing activists without due process and abusing the basic rights of Saudi women and foreign workers.
Saudi Arabia DECLINES UN Security Council Seat
Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected its freshly-acquired seat on the U.N. Security Council, saying the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts such as the Syrian civil war.
Iraq Militia Fires Mortar Bombs At Saudi Arabia
Six mortar bombs landed near a border post in northern Saudi Arabia in an attack claimed by an Iranian-backed Iraqi Shi'ite militia, which said on Thursday it was warning the kingdom to stop meddling in Iraqi affairs.
Meet The Saudi Men Behind 'No Woman, No Drive' Satire Viral Video
In a brave act of defiance, more than 60 women got behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, according to Saudi activists. The Oct. 26 “drive-in” protested the kingdom’s ban on women driving despite warnings that “anyone disturbing public order would be dealt with forcefully.”
Kerry In Saudi Arabia On Damage Control
John Kerry met King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Monday, aiming to soothe severe strains in the relationship over US policy on Iran, Syria and the Palestinian territories, according to The Telegraph.
Kerry Visits Saudi Arabia to Smooth Policy Rifts
Secretary of State John Kerry made a stop in Saudi Arabia on Monday to visit with leaders there who have been unhappy with the U.S.'s approach to Iran and Syria. Via The Foreign Bureau, WSJ's global news update. (Photo: Getty)