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Behind the wheel, Saudi women hope for new gains

(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — It's been a little more than two years since the last time women in Saudi Arabia campaigned for the right to drive. Now activists...

Jordan is Living Dangerously as Syria Burns

King Abdullah of Jordan had hoped next week's parliamentary elections would be the jewel in the crown of a reform process designed to inoculate the Kingdom from...

Briefing

'If I were in his shoes, I would step down.' 1. KING ABDULLAH of Jordan, who became the first Arab leader to openly call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to...

As Protests Turn Violent, Jordan Ponders Reforms

A man buried Sunday morning south of Amman was the first casualty in Jordan's three-month-old antigovernment protests. Officials say Khairy Jamil Saad, 55, died...