- Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison Updated: May-30-16 3:53 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members, rights group Amnesty International said.
- Senate approves Sept. 11 legislation despite Saudi threats Updated: May-17-16 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, rejecting the fierce objections of a U.S. ally and setting Congress on a collision course with the Obama administration.
- Kerry in Saudi Arabia for talks on Syria, Libya, Yemen Updated: May-15-16 9:20 am
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday held talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman about the conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, ahead of international meetings this coming week in Europe on those crises.