Leonard Swidler, a Christian scholar at Temple University in Philadelphia, visited Saudi Arabia's ultraconservative Al Imam Muhammed bin Saud Islamic University earlier this summer, underscoring a shift toward greater openness in some official religious institutions.
08/03/2010 05:30 pm
Worldwide, the first five months of 2010 were the warmest on record. With the US now getting its share of a heat wave, how will it affect the public perception of climate change?
07/07/2010 01:52 pm
Julius Caesar was forewarned about the "Ides of March." March 15 wasn't his best day.
03/15/2010 10:20 am
A Saudi award to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his 'service to Islam' underscores Saudi backing for Turkey's bid to take a more activist role as a Middle East power broker.
03/10/2010 12:55 pm
During the first visit to Saudi Arabia by an Indian premier in nearly three decades, Manmohan Singh discussed terrorism, peace with Pakistan, and trade.
03/01/2010 08:45 am
A cease-fire between the Yemen government and Houthi rebels aims to end a six-year conflict and refocus efforts on fighting Al Qaeda's growing presence.
02/12/2010 08:31 am
Not if President Obama partners with Saudi King Abdullah for an urgent rebuilding effort.
02/04/2010 01:42 pm
In Pictures Inside President Obama's White House
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Saudi Arabia to seek help convincing the Taliban to join peace talks. Riyadh would lend credibility to the effort, but is wary of getting involved.
02/03/2010 01:53 pm
Afghan President Hamid Karzai flew to Saudi Arabia Tuesday to seek help from Saudi Arabia, one of the few governments that hold any potential sway over the Taliban.
02/02/2010 01:21 pm