In our news wrap Thursday, with no progress in sight on resolving the partial shutdown, the Senate recessed until next Wednesday, the day before the new Congress convenes. Also, Indonesian authorities are sounding new warnings about the volcano that triggered…
America's top diplomat met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying at the kingdom's hands of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul.
By Fay Abuelgasim, Suzan Fraser, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Barack Obama opened a brief trip to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday with a one-on-one meeting with King Salman in Riyadh. The visit for a Persian Gulf summit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained U.S.
By Kathleen Hennessey and Adam Schreck, Associated Press
Voting rights for Saudi women took another step forward this week. Female candidates began registering to run in upcoming municipal elections — and for the first time, women will be able to vote for them.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the King of Bahrain won’t be attending President Obama’s summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council at Camp David, instead sending officials in their place.The State Department denied it's a snub, triggered by concerns about the…
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died Thursday at the age of 90, was laid to rest in Riyadh. The new king, Salman bin Abdulaziz, pledged continuity with his brother's policies. Judy Woodruff remembers the late monarch’s rule.