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US sends 2 Guantanamo prisoners to Saudi Arabia

12/16/2013 5:12am
Two Guantanamo Bay prisoners have been transferred to Saudi Arabia as part of a renewed effort to close the offshore U.S. prison.

UAE ports company in talks to expand in US

12/16/2013 6:44am
A United Arab Emirates-based ports company says it is in talks with U.S. operators to expand into the American market.

Israel reaches out to save US Jewish community

12/16/2013 8:15am
More than 100 Israeli leaders gathered with Jewish-American counterparts in Jerusalem last month with a daunting mission: to save Jewish life in North America.

Iran protests US sanctions in call with Kerry

12/16/2013 10:28am
Iran's foreign minister has protested expanding U.S. economic sanctions against Tehran during a phone conversation with Secretary of State John Kerry.

Freedoms for Saudi university girls end at gates

12/16/2013 11:18am
Within their female-only campuses, women at Saudi Arabia's universities let loose. Trendy sneakers, colorful tops, a myriad of hairstyles. Some experiment with bleach blonde or even dip-dyed blue hair. The more adventurous ones have cropped their hair into short buzzes.

Saudi passes anti-terror law, banning defamation

12/16/2013 1:25pm
Saudi Arabia's Cabinet approved on Monday a new anti-terrorism draft law that criminalizes acts that disturb public order, defame the reputation of the state or threaten the kingdom's unity, raising concerns by activists it could be used to quash political dissent.