Trump is the only American president to make Saudi Arabia, or any majority Muslim country, his first stop overseas.
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and purveyor of an intensely conservative form of the religion, is a surprising place for Donald Trump’s diplomatic debut and a high-stakes gamble for both nations.
President Trump leaves Friday for his first overseas trip, with visits planned for Saudi Arabia, Israel, the West Bank, the Vatican for an audience with the pope and to Sicily for a G7 Summit. Judy Woodruff gets perspectives from former…
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran.
By Larisa Epatko
President Donald Trump departs Friday for the Middle East in his first overseas trip as president. He visits Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican -- the bases of three major world religions -- aiming to unify the region against extremism…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Trump is expected to take his first overseas trip as president later this month with the multi-stop tour.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' language was stronger than in an initial written statement he issued shortly after the launch, in which he simply said he was aware of the failure.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The United States is terminating some sales of military arms to Saudi Arabia over concerns about the killing of civilians in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday, while ramping up support for Saudi's border defenses…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
The United States and Britain are expressing hope that a cease-fire can be reached in Yemen in the coming days.
Artist and activist Ms. Saffaa creates illustrations and prints that protest male guardianship laws in Saudi Arabia.
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