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.


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.


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.


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.”


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

Jared Kushner has reportedly been texting MBS even after the murder.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Saudi Prince Finally Addresses Khashoggi Murder Three Weeks Later

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


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.


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.