World Mar 08

Saudis’ arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

Saudi Arabia's King Salman was shown in state media Sunday in apparent good health and working, just days after the arrest of two senior princes triggered speculation about a possible coup attempt or a sudden deterioration in the king's health.

World Jan 14

President Donald Trump on Thursday disputed U.S. intelligence officials' finding that the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Photo by Nicholas Asfouri/Getty Images
U.S. tells Saudis to hold Khashoggi’s murderers accountable

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Monday that the Trump administration expects the kingdom to hold accountable “every single person” responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,…

Apr 20

Obama meets with King Salman at start of Saudi Arabia visit

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.