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Meet the rabbi comfortable walking on streets of Saudi Arabiaplayer

Meet the rabbi comfortable walking on the streets of Saudi Arabia

Rabbi Yaakov Herzog discusses being a Jew in Saudi Arabia and efforts to establish Jewish community infrastructure there.

Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia intercepts 'hostile target' over Riyadh

It is unclear whether the "hostile air target" was fired by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia: Heavy gunfire reported outside Riyadh palace

Saudi Arabia: Heavy gunfire reported outside Riyadh palace

Heavy gunfire in Riyadh sparks conflicting rumors.

Saudi security forces kill two suspected terrorists

Saudi security forces kill two suspected terrorists

Saudi security forces shoot and kill two suspected jihadists during a police operation in the capital Riyadh.

International Coalition to Meet in Saudi Arabia over ISIS

World Leaders to Meet in Saudi Arabia over ISIS

Military chiefs from across the globe to gather in Riyadh for strategic meeting, after ISIS seeps into Libya.

Imprisoned Saudi Princesses Give Emotional Plea for Helpplayer

Imprisoned Saudi Princesses Cry for Help

Princesses allegedly locked in a Jeddah palace say royal family is starving them, call on world leaders to stop 'gender apartheid.'

Two Saudi Women Detained for Driving

Two Saudi Women Detained for Driving

Saudi activists say that police have detained two women in Riyadh caught breaking an official ban on females driving.

Two Killed as Saudi Government Cracks Down on Illegal Workers

2 Killed as Saudi Gov't Cracks Down on Illegals

Clashes between immigrants, police come a week after the end of an amnesty on illegal immigrants; one million deported in the past 3 months.

Kerry Warns Iran Has ‘Finite Amount of Time’ for Nuclear Talks

Kerry Warns Iran Has ‘Finite Amount of Time’

US Secy of State John Kerry warned Monday talks with Iran over its nuclear development activities “will not go on for the sake of talks.”

Kerry, Abbas Discuss Peace, Obama’s Trip to Mideast

Kerry, Abbas Discuss Peace, Obamas Mideast Trip

US Secy of State John Kerry and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas chatted in Riyadh Monday about the prospects for peace, among other topics.

King of Saudi Arabia 'Clinically Dead'

King of Saudi Arabia Clinically Dead

The king of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, is clinically dead, reports the daily Al-Sharq il-Awsat.

Yemen's Saleh 4th Arab Leader to Fall?

Yemen's Saleh 4th Arab Leader to Fall?

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has flown to Saudi Arabia allegedly to sign a deal to end his reign of power.