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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSaudi Arabia and other key Arab nations Friday agreed to attend a U.S.-sponsored peace conference, a move that added credibility to Washington's attempt to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict before President Bush leaves office. The political...
Tribune foreign correspondentOne morning last spring, two men from Jordan's Interior Ministry arrived unannounced at the headquarters of the Islamic Action Front, the country's most powerful opposition party. They said they were there because the group was neglecting an important...
Times Staff WriterLike a recurring nightmare that haunts us in ever-changing forms, the war in Iraq has called forth a compelling series of documentaries — "Gunner Palace," "Occupation: Dreamland," the current "Iraq for Sale," the Sundance-winning but still...
KTLA NewsRIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- A Saudi judge said it's okay for husbands to slap their wives if they spend money lavishly. Arab News, an English-language newspaper based in Riyadh, reported that Judge Hamad Al-Razine said that if a man gives SR 1,200 -- equal...
Tags: Justice System, Crimes, Judges, KTLA, Social Issues
Washington BureauGeography and the incendiary politics of the Middle East are drawing Saudi Arabia into a role it does not relish: that of ally in a U.S. military campaign. With U.S. troops, planes and command facilities already on its soil, Saudi Arabia is positioned to...
Associated PressJIDDAH, Saudi Arabia - FBI agents have interviewed a Saudi man suspected of helping two of the Sept. 11 hijackers, a U.S. Embassy official said yesterday. Omar al-Bayoumi was interviewed Sunday night by FBI agents in the Red Sea port city of Jiddah,...
Tags: Justice System, Death, Terrorism, Los Angeles, Colin Powell
Here, in the hometown of our new enemy, everything eventually betrays. Even the Red Sea. Tonight, in staggering 100-degree heat, scores of Saudis have been drawn to the Corniche, the path that cuts along the jagged coast of this old port city. There...
Tribune foreign correspondentJust before a winter midnight, the sound of hundreds of ardent young men stirred deep in a tangle of pitch-black alleys. It was no chorus of voices, but a sound utterly unto itself: the heavy, steady thump of hands against chests, the hollow pulse of men...
Tribune foreign correspondentSaudi officials, walking the delicate line between their friendship with the United States and domestic unease over U.S. troops stationed on their soil, said Sunday they would not allow troops based in their nation to launch attacks on Arabs or Muslims....
Tags: Wars and Interventions, Death, Terrorism, Family, Los Angeles
From Wire ReportsRIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The United States said yesterday that it would withdraw all of its combat forces from Saudi Arabia by the end of this summer, marking a major shift in the American military presence in the Persian Gulf region. Defense Secretary...
Tribune foreign correspondentRacing to cement support for possible military strikes against Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld met Wednesday with members of the Saudi royal family and signaled that U.S. forces still might be permitted to use Saudi bases in the war on...
Starting with a blood-red background and pounding musical score, the television screen suddenly morphs into a virtual anti-war banner. The pictures that flash by juxtapose images of Adolf Hitler and World War II battle scenes with recent footage of...
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