Saudi Arabia


The Strange Disappearances of Saudi Students Accused of Crimes in the US

The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
Donovan Farley

The 20 Biggest Memes of the Trump Era So Far

Unfortunately, we're living through a time when memes matter. Here are the ones that have mattered the most.
Sage Lazzaro

Saudi Teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has Gone to Canada

Al-Qunun barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room and launched a Twitter campaign.
Tamara Khandaker

China and Saudi Arabia suspected of hacking Twitter

“While we cannot confirm intent or attribution for certain, it is possible that some of these IP addresses may have ties to state-sponsored actors.”
David Gilbert
Jamal Kashoggi

Khashoggi's Last Words: "I Can't Breathe, I Can't Breathe."

Jared Kushner has reportedly been texting MBS even after the murder.
David Gilbert
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This 11-Year-Old Yemeni Boy Survived an Airstrike that Killed 45 Kids

A group of 65 Yemeni school kids went on a field trip this summer. Most of them never came home.
Amel Guettatfi
true crime

The Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saga Is Just Getting Started

If Saudi Arabia thought it might silence (execute) a critic without much fuss, it was wrong.
Francisco Alvarado

How ‘Mr. Hashtag’ Helped Saudi Arabia Spy on Dissidents

Saud Al-Qahtani, a close advisor of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, was tasked with buying Hacking Team spyware, and apparently moonlighted as a member of online cybercrime website Hack Forums.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Jamal Khashoggi

Why the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi Is a Big Deal in the West

We spoke to David Wearing about the link between Gulf wealth and British state interest.
Don David

Saudi Prince Finally Addresses Khashoggi Murder Three Weeks Later

MBS has completely distanced himself from any involvement, calling the murder "painful to all Saudis".
Emma Ockerman
Jamal Khashoggi

Trump Wants Even More Evidence the Saudis Killed Khashoggi

The U.S. intel community is increasingly convinced that King Salman and Prince Mohammed were involved in the disappearance.
David Gilbert
Saudi Arabia

Turkish Police Say They Have Found Evidence Khashoggi Was Killed in Saudi Consulate

The latest evidence from Istanbul further strains the Saudi position on the journalist’s disappearance.
Tim Hume