May 2, 2013 — A new virus that causes severe pneumonia and sometimes kidney failure has infected more people. Since the virus first appeared in March 2012, it has infected 24 people, including 17 deaths.
Jun 7, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, and why most childhood memories vanish. In the second hour, the latest in advances in the treatment of cancer.
May 16, 2013 — Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites — and especially Twitter — "has lost this world and his afterlife." Many Saudis have turned to social media sites for news and to discuss issues they might otherwise not be able to bring up.
Apr 28, 2013 — The film about a girl and her desire to ride a bike has been well received internationally. But few Saudis have seen it because the country does not permit movie theaters.
Feb 6, 2013 — The Obama administration wanted to keep the existence of the base secret. It has been used to target al-Qaida members in Yemen.
Oct 17, 2012 — Manssor Arbabsiar, an Iranian-born naturalized American citizen, has admitted conspiring with Iranian officials, the Justice Department says. Iranian officials have accused the U.S. of fabricating the plot.
Oct 2, 2012 — Compare the U.S. and Saudi catalogs. All the same stuff is for sale. But you won't find women in one.
Apr 27, 2012 — Next Wednesday marks one year since U.S. Navy SEALs raided Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed the al-Qaida leader. His three wives, children and grandchildren have been sent to Saudi Arabia.
Feb 7, 2012 — The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes Saudi Arabia, has been pressing for an end to attacks on peaceful protesters in Syria.