Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from the U.S. as tensions across the Persian Gulf remain high.
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
It's the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf region over still-unspecified threats that the Trump administration says are linked to Iran.
By Jon Gambrell, Philip Issa, Associated Press
The U.S. issued a new warning to sailors and the United Arab Emirates' regional allies condemning Sunday's incident that targeted at least four ships.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Manal al-Sharif inspired Saudi Arabian women to defy their country's ban on female drivers by posting a video of herself behind the wheel. The act saw her jailed but was ultimately influential in the 2018 lifting of the ban. Now…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Saudi Arabia beheaded 37 people in the Kingdom’s largest mass execution since 2016. The Saudi government said those killed were found guilty of attacking security installations, killing security officers and cooperating with what it called…
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Public displays of the bodies of executed men last for around three hours until late afternoon prayers, with the severed head and body hoisted to the top of a poll overlooking a main square…
In our news wrap Friday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his displays of affection toward women and tried to defuse the criticism he’s taken over the issue. At least four women have said Biden made them uncomfortable with physical…
By Susannah George, Associated Press
The bill now heads to President Donald Trump, who is expected to veto it.
For years, according to intelligence experts and eight current and former Saudi students interviewed by the PBS NewsHour, the Saudi government has closely monitored them when they leave to study in the U.S.
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