His statements come amid sensitive negotiations, and after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tried to calm tensions.
By James M. Dorsey 2016 was not a good year for Saudi Arabia. Sharply lower oil prices sparked a domestic financial crisis
Climate denial is still a threat and a problem -- particularly in the politics of the US. But the ace in the whole that the coal and oil industry still hold is the reluctance of wealthy industrial nations to recognize that this is a time to invest in -- not strangle -- the future.
Unintended Pregnancies Cost US Taxypayers Nearly $11 Billion Yearly -the Guttmacher Institute LEADERSHIP COUNTS * * OO Senate
The terrorist attacks on Paris, a nerve centre of European culture, was a déjà vu moment. Nearly 15 years ago, 9/11 had evoked similar sentiments: shock, disbelief and confusion.
The U.S. can no longer overlook Riyadh's primary role in bankrolling and nurturing the most virulent forms of Islamic extremism around the world.
Could it possibly be that a Bush III administration will revive the use of torture against the Islamic state, an organization that owes its existence to the U.S.'s disastrous occupation of Iraq? And so our country prepares to wrong the wrongs of the past.
Taha, a young-handsome man from Tunisia got stuck in an elevator in Jordan with a beautiful stranger. She asked him where he was from. When he told her, she replied, "Omg, I love Tunisia! I am from Israel."
HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani spoke with activist Samar Badawi, Raif's sister, about her brother's detention
Every reporter writing on energy ought to have to see this movie before they open the next oil industry- or Koch Brothers-funded press release or factoid-laced "analysis." This powerful counter-narrative is badly needed and hopefully just in time.
So much has changed for the better in recent decades, but all too many people in the world are unfamiliar with these surprising educational and cultural developments, which is why I take the trouble to share these reflections on this blog.
. Today the conflict has become which pro-Iranian or pro-Saudi domestic and foreign forces will have the greatest influence on the outcome of the conflict -- not for the benefit of the Syrian people, but for the benefit of themselves.
Using a man's wife to publicly threaten and blackmail him sounds like plot from a classic (sexist) movie. It's happening to a real-life princess in Saudi Arabia who has been standing up for women.
Arms sales are not as straightforward as one might think. For one thing, Russia and the United States are both eager to maintain their respective positions as the most successful merchants of death dealing devices.
If women and their bodies are not seen as subjects that are worthy of respect and protection validated by God, then abuse and violence of women can be considered justified. The Hebrew Bible suggests that God at one time ordained them.
WAFRA, Kuwait -- The Arabian Peninsula has fueled the global economy with oil for five decades. How long it can continue
The first wave of the Arab awakening, which led to the euphoric overthrow of autocracy in Tunisia and Egypt and then the uprising in Libya, is giving way to the next turn of events: the emergence of the counter-revolution led by Saudi Arabia.
When The Borowitz Report jokingly announced earlier this week that President Obama was willing to admit he is a Muslim to please the Republicans, little did it know that it was triggering an international incident bigger than WikiLeaks.