Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, has died at the age of 90. His family's rule has enormous impact on the world's religious and geopolitical history. We look at the King's life and influence with royal family insider and Gulf States scholar, Joe Kechichian.
Obama and Iranian president Hassan Rouhani may meet face to face for the first time next week. Saudi Arabia's first female director joins us to discuss her film Wadjda. Plus, we'll tell you how Koreans are celebrating the Harvest Moon Festival.
The story seems pulled from a movie script: Last week, the U.S. government alleged that officials high up in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard concocted a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S., with the help of a Mexican drug gang. Members of the Iranian security force, U.S.
The U.S. government alleges that officials high up in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard concocted a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S., with the help of a Mexican drug gang. We speak with Trita Parsi, director of the National Iranian American Council, about the accusations.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia surprised his ultraconservative nation Sunday by announcing bold reforms that will give women the right to vote, run for local office and serve on the Shura Council, the king's advisory board.