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Obama meets Saudi Foreign Minister at White House

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama on Tuesday met Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal for talks, as the allies face a nuclear showdown with Iran, a political crisis in Yemen and other key issues. “The President and Prince Saud affirmed the strong partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia…

Clinton backs Saudi women’s right to drive

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday publicly threw her support behind a campaign by Saudi women to lift a ban on female driving in the ultra conservative, oil-rich kingdom. “What these women are doing is brave, and what they are seeking is right,” Clinton said,…