Al-Jazeera becomes a target amid Qatar diplomatic crisis

Gulf states are demanding the broadcaster be shut down.

Trump praised Arab nations decision to cut off Qatar possibly caused by Russian hackers

Russian hackers may have planted fake news to drive a wedge between Trump and Qatar, a key U.S. ally, CNN reported.

Women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul arrested in Saudi Arabia

Authorities have not explained why the arrested al-Hathloul, but Amnesty International believes it has to do with her women's rights activism.

Trump praised Saudi Arabia for cutting ties with Qatar — but he's overlooking these major issues

Trump's praise for Saudi Arabia directly contradicts multiple members of his administration, including Rex Tillerson.

6 Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar amid tensions in the Gulf region

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Yemen and Libya have all announced their support of the split.

Melania Trump touts "women's empowerment" on visit to Saudi Arabia

The first lady tweeted in praise of the "great strides being made towards the empowerment of women" at the Saudi Arabian facility.

Melania Trump's most controversial accessory — the pussy bow — has made a comeback

This is the third time she's worn one since Trump's infamous tape. Why?

Donald Trump touched a glowing orb, and a meme was born

Donald Trump touched a glowing orb, and the internet went wild.

Ivanka Trump takes $100 million from country her father once said wants "women as slaves"

Donald Trump once criticized Hillary Clinton for accepting donations from Saudi Arabia, a country that "wants women as slaves."

Trump condemns terrorism in the name of religion, but these experts aren't impressed

We asked these foreign policy experts, all of whom are Muslim, because cable news failed to do so.

Trump's Saudi Arabia speech meets muted reception among the alt-right

Trump's address in Saudi Arabia, where he just signed a $110 billion arms deal, was met mostly with mehs from his biggest fans.

Ivanka Trump speaks to women in Saudi Arabia about female empowerment

The first daughter praised the country's "very encouraging" progress on women's rights, prompting skepticism from critics.

Foreign leaders are wooing Trump by complimenting his Electoral College victory

World leaders have a clever playbook on how to work with Donald Trump.

People are praising Angela Merkel for doing what Saudi women go to jail for all the time

What Saudi women need is visibility, and for their voices to be amplified and heard.

This Muslim teen texted her father to prove that not all Muslim men are sexist

"[The hijab is] no man's decision to make."

These devices are okay on planes — unless you're bringing them from these Muslim countries

If you're flying from Casablanca on Royal Air Maroc, don't expect to watch Netflix on your iPad.


Electronics Ban on Planes: Which airlines are affected by the US ban?

Airlines operating direct flights to the U.S. from major Middle Eastern and African cities will be impacted.

Arabian Sea algae is beautiful, but it spells disaster for our planet

Mexico-sized algae blooms are destroying local marine life — and it's because of climate change.

'Letters to a Young Muslim' answers one of the hardest questions for Muslim American youth

Omar Saif Ghobash gives powerful advice for young Muslim Americans in midst of a battle of their identities.

A child in Yemen dies of malnutrition every 10 minutes, according to UNICEF

New report says nearly 2.2 million children in the country are in need of immediate care.


15 years after 9/11, the U.S. is still bombing 6 countries

The lack of a "long-term strategy that has been effective ... should scare us," says Brookings senior fellow Shadi Hamid.

These young Muslim Americans are disappointed Saudi officials changed Eid al-Adha date

At first, the Islamic holiday coincided with 9/11.

Suspected Car Bomb Rocks Saudi Holy City of Medina by the Prophet's Mosque

A blast Monday outside of al-Masjid an-Nabawi in Medina may have targeted security forces.

Uber Just Got the Biggest Private Investment in History From a Top Human Rights Violator

When it comes to women's rights, it's a match made in heaven.

Islamophobia at Idaho State University: 50 Students Have Been the Targets of Crimes

Students from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are reporting burglaries, vandalism and physical abuse.


Money Buys a Minister of Happiness for the United Arab Emirates

Her first order of business: ice cream sandwiches!

Here Are Some of Donald Trump's Middle East Business Ventures

The Middle East is quite lucrative for billionaire Donald Trump.