SAUDI KING ABDULLAH WELCOMES PALESTINIAN LEADERSHIP IN RIYADH
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (R) walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C) and Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Omar Rashidi/Palestinian President's Office)
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani vowed Monday to lead a government engaged with the international community with a moderate policy.
The Philippines government is asking the public for more donations to rescue a Filipino worker on death row in Saudi Arabia for killing his landlord.
A Saudi Arabian prince said on Twitter he is in favor of Saudi women being allowed to drive.
British Foreign Minister William Hague said he was honored to meet with Saudi lawmakers, including the first women to serve in the legislative assembly.
Two leading rights groups appealed to Saudi King Abdullah to halt Tuesday's crucifixion and firing-squad executions of seven young Saudis for armed robbery.
The opening last November of a Saudi-backed interfaith center in Austria has created speculation and controversy in the religious and human rights worlds.
John Kerry is headed to Saudi Arabia as part of his first overseas trip as U.S. secretary of state, the State Department's spokeswoman confirmed.
Saudi officials defended the beheading of a Sri Lankan woman for the death of a baby in her care, denouncing international criticism the country received.
Human Rights Watch has condemned the execution in Saudi Arabia of a Sri Lankan woman convicted of killing a baby in her care in 2005 when she was 17 years old.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was listed No. 2 among the world's most powerful people but the top spot was left blank in a Foreign Policy magazine article.