Saudi Arabia

New York Commemorates 13th Anniversary Of September 11th Attacks

Attorneys Claim Evidence Shows Saudi Arabian Agents Helped 9/11 Hijackers

Attorneys for the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, claimed they have new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia “directly and knowingly” helped the hijackers.

02/04/2015

Saudi King Salman (R) stands alongside President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama after the Obamas arrived on Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on January 27, 2015. Obama landed in Saudi Arabia to shore up ties with new King Salman and offer condolences after the death of his predecessor Abdullah. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama Catches Heat For Outfit Choice In Saudi Arabia

No matter where she goes, First Lady Michelle Obama causes a buzz about what she wears. And in Saudi Arabia, it was no different.

01/28/2015

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet the Syrian opposition, a day after hosting urgent talks on Syria and Iraq in Paris, as Washington unveiled plans to provide some $500 million in arms and training to the Syrian rebels. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies; Oil Prices Rise On Wall Street

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died at the age of 90, according to Saudi state TV.

01/22/2015

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2 Yemeni Men Charged In U.S. For Joining Al-Qaida To Attack American Forces

Prosecutors in New York say Saddiq Al-Abbadi and Ali Alvi were captured in Saudi Arabia before being brought to the United States.

01/20/2015

MERS Virus

Experts: MERS Virus Still Poses Low Risk To General Public

An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.

05/19/2014

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Health Officials Confirm Second Case Of MERS In United States

Officials said the second confirmed case is located at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. The first was reported earlier this month in Indiana, involving a man who arrived from Saudi Arabia.

05/13/2014

Ground Zero after September 11 attacks (credit: Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia Restored As Defendant In 9/11 Lawsuits

A federal appeals court reinstated Saudi Arabia as a defendant Thursday in lawsuits claiming it had provided support to al-Qaida prior to the Sept. 11 attacks.

12/19/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Nueces County Sheriff's Department, Manssor Arbab Arbabsiar is seen in this 2001 mug shot. (Photo courtesy of Nueces County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Texas Man Gets 25 Years In Saudi Ambassador Plot

Manssor Arbabsiar pleaded guilty last year to two conspiracy charges and a murder-for-hire count.

05/30/2013

Underwear bomb plot

Experts: Saudis Played Huge Role In Foiled Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot

“I will say this is one of the most sophisticated and successful intelligence operations that I’ve been aware of,” said House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King.

05/09/2012

Times Square - New York, NY - Dec 31, 2010 (credit: Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Times Square Getting Ready For New Year; Experts Offer Resolution Advice

Times Square is getting ready to throw a New Year’s Eve bash. But with a new year, come new resolutions and the experts weighed in to help people learn how to stick with them all year long.

12/27/2011

Manssor Arbabsiar (file / AP Photo/Williamson County Jail via Corpus Christi Caller-Times)

Not Guilty Plea In Plot To Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

A U.S. citizen who holds an Iranian passport pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.

10/24/2011

Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdelaziz Al Saud

Heir To Saudi Arabia’s Throne Passes Away In NYC Hospital

The heir to Saudi Arabia’s throne died on Saturday morning in a New York hospital.

10/22/2011

Solar-powered carport outside the H. Lee Dennison Building - Hauppauge, NY - Oct 13, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Opens Solar Carport In Hauppauge

Suffolk County is continuing to try and lead the way in renewable energy with the opening of a new solar energy project in the county seat.

10/13/2011

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

2 Charged In New York With Attempt To Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

Manssor Arbabsiar, a 56-year-old U.S. citizen who also holds an Iranian passport, was charged along with Gholam Shakuri, whom authorities said was a Quds Force member.

10/11/2011

Gas Pump - File / Photo: John Gress/Getty Images

Unrest In Libya To Hit You At The Gas Pump

The current average price for regular gasoline in the Tri-State Area is about $3.27. The unrest in Libya could drive that even higher.

02/22/2011

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