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Saudi support for Syrian rebels shaped by tribal, religious tiesupdated: Mon Aug 20 2012 00:51:00

Every time I talk to a group of Syrians, I learn another layer of the complex construct that weaves Syrian society together and complicates any analysis of the conflict.

Saudi king names ex-U.S. envoy as intelligence chiefupdated: Thu Jul 19 2012 21:09:00

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has ordered that his chief of general intelligence be replaced by a former ambassador to the United States, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Thursday.

Saudi royal succession moves forwardupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 10:53:00

Saudi expert Robert Lacey explains why Prince Salman is expected to be named Crown Prince.

Saudi Arabia names new crown princeupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 10:53:00

Saudi Arabia named Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz to be crown prince Monday, the state news agency reported, putting him next in line to the throne of the oil-rich kingdom.

Funeral held for Saudi Crown Prince Nayefupdated: Sun Jun 17 2012 12:55:00

Funeral services were held Sunday for Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, a hard-line conservative credited with pushing back al Qaeda.

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef diesupdated: Sun Jun 17 2012 12:55:00

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, a hard-ine conservative who is credited with pushing back al Qaeda, has died.

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef diesupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 15:27:00

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, a hard-line conservative who is credited with pushing back al Qaeda, has died, Saudi state TV reported Saturday.

Syria expels diplomats as Houla residents plead for helpupdated: Tue Jun 05 2012 16:07:00

Syria is expelling diplomats from 11 countries, the government announced Tuesday in a tit-for-tat move that comes a week after those nations expelled Syrian officials in response to a massacre.

Gulf leaders to discuss EU-style unionupdated: Mon May 14 2012 09:54:00

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday for a meeting to discuss transforming their six nations into a union similar to the European Union.

Saudi ambassador returns to Egyptupdated: Sat May 05 2012 21:29:00

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Egypt returned to Cairo on Saturday after tensions briefly spurred the kingdom to pull its envoys and shutter its missions, Saudi state media reported.

Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassadorupdated: Sat May 05 2012 21:29:00

CNN looks at a diplomatic spat between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Saudi mission to reopen in Egyptupdated: Fri May 04 2012 11:25:00

Saudi Arabia is re-establishing its diplomatic presence in Egypt after tensions briefly spurred the kingdom to pull its envoys and shutter its missions, Egyptian and Saudi state news agencies said Friday.

Saudi envoy leaves Egypt in dispute over arrestupdated: Sun Apr 29 2012 20:20:00

The Saudi ambassador to Egypt left Cairo for home on Sunday amid tensions between the two Arab powers, the official Saudi news agency reported.

Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt; pulls ambassador updated: Sat Apr 28 2012 14:07:00

Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador to Egypt and closed its embassy in Cairo and its consulates in Alexandria and Suez Saturday, following protests in the Egyptian capital over a human rights lawyer imprisoned in the Arab kingdom.

Clashes erupt in Syria, activists say, as leaders meet in Saudi Arabia for talks updated: Fri Mar 30 2012 20:59:00

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must order a cease-fire immediately under a peace plan Syria accepted and not await concessions from the opposition, a spokesman for special envoy Kofi Annan said Friday.

Saudi prince condemns rape accuser after Spanish court dismisses her caseupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 15:35:00

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest men, Thursday excoriated a young woman model whose accusation that he raped her was dismissed a day earlier by a Spanish court, the prince said in a statement.

Spanish court dismisses woman's rape allegation against Saudi princeupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 04:32:00

A Spanish court on Wednesday dismissed an allegation that one of the world's richest men, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, raped a young woman on a yacht on the island of Ibiza in 2008.

Saudi prince: Why Iran won't shut straitupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 20:08:00

Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the region's wealthiest businessman, talks about Iran and the Arab Spring.

Arab League calls for unity government in Syriaupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 02:50:00

The Arab League agreed on a path forward in Syria on Sunday that instructs President Bashar al-Assad to delegate powers to his vice president following the formation of a national unity government.

Britain's David Cameron visits Saudi Arabiaupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 06:11:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting Saudi Arabia, an important British partner in the Middle East, for the first time since he took office, Downing Street said Friday.

Should Twitter fear Saudi prince?updated: Tue Dec 20 2011 14:35:00

The social media universe has been aghast this week after the revelation that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia has invested $300 million in Twitter. The shock and awe seems to center around the notion that Twitter has been at least partly responsible for the Arab Spring uprisings that directly threaten the Saudi royal family's grip on power. On the surface, anyway, this seems like a contradiction.

CNNMoney: Saudi prince purchases $300 million stake in Twitterupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 11:15:00

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said Monday that he and his investment firm, Kingdom Holding Company, are purchasing a $300 million stake in Twitter.

Australian man faces 500 lashes in Saudi Arabia for blasphemy updated: Wed Dec 07 2011 11:42:00

Australia appealed for leniency after one of its citizens was sentenced Wednesday to 500 lashes and a year in prison by a Saudi Arabian court.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 06:24:00

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Saudi Arabia gets new defense ministerupdated: Sat Nov 05 2011 22:26:00

Prince Salman bin Abdel Aziz has been tapped to be Saudi Arabia's defense minister, the royal court said Saturday.

Interior minister named Saudi Arabia's new crown princeupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 21:29:00

Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia's interior minister, has been named the new crown prince of the key oil-producing nation, ascending at a time of regional turmoil amid the populist Arab Spring movement and simmering international issues involving Iran and other neighbors.

Biden-led delegation pays condolence call in Saudi Arabiaupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 17:00:00

Vice President Joe Biden led a U.S. delegation to Saudi Arabia Thursday to offer condolences for the death last week of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

Body of Saudi crown prince arrives in Riyadhupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 04:55:00

The body of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the heir to the Saudi throne who died in New York on Saturday, arrived Monday in the Saudi capital, greeted by crowds of people, authorities and troops.

Saudi Crown Prince diesupdated: Sun Oct 23 2011 16:03:00

Following the death of the Saudi Crown Prince, CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom analyses what happens next in the kingdom.

Heir to the Saudi throne diesupdated: Sun Oct 23 2011 16:03:00

The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, died in a New York hospital early Saturday, officials said, raising succession questions in the key oil-producing country at a time of regional turmoil.

EU sanctions 5 men suspected in plot to kill Saudi ambassadorupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 14:45:00

The European Council said Friday that it had adopted new restrictions against five people connected to an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States and that it will freeze their financial assets within the European Union.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah to have back surgery againupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 21:49:00

Saudi Arabia's 87-year-old ruler, King Abdullah, arrived Sunday at a Riyadh hospital to undergo his third back surgery within a year, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Obama: 'There will be consequences'updated: Fri Oct 14 2011 05:35:00

President Obama explains the administration's response to Iran's alleged plot against the Saudi ambassador to the U.S.

Iranian 'plots' and American hubrisupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 22:58:00

Calls by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to "unite the world in the isolation of and dealing with the Iranians," in response to an alleged Iranian plot to kill Saudi Arabia's Ambassador in Washington, reflect a hubristic misapprehension of reality. The Obama Administration mistakenly believes it can exploit the accusations for strategic advantage. In fact, they are likely to play to Iran's advantage, not America's.

Iran plot story a shot in the arm for hawksupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 08:03:00

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced charges accusing Manssor Arbabsiar, a Quds Force-linked Iranian-American, and an Iranian co-conspirator of trying to hire who they thought was a member of a Mexican drug gang to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the United States.

Iran slams plot allegationsupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 20:32:00

Iran rejected allegations of an Iranian scheme to kill a Saudi Arabian ambassador, upbraiding on Wednesday a Swiss diplomat who represents American interests in Tehran and accusing the United States of fabricating the plot to deflect attention from its own pressing problems.

Iranian amb: Terror plot is 'big lie'updated: Wed Oct 12 2011 20:32:00

The Iranian ambassador to the U.N. tells CNN's Erin Burnett the allegations of an Iranian terror plot are absurd.

Lawmaker shocked by alleged terror plotupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:50:00

Rep. Peter King, who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, discusses an alleged plot to kill a Saudi envoy.

Terror plot aids Iran hardliners, fuels enmity with U.S.updated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:50:00

Those fundamentalist members of the Iranian government who have long sought to blow up any possibility for the normalization of relations between Tehran and Washington may just have succeeded.

The U.S. will renew sanctions push in light of alleged Iranian plotupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 11:04:00

The United States will be looking for nations around the world to get tougher on Iran in the wake of the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.

Two charged in Iranian murder plotupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 10:58:00

Atty. Gen. Eric Holder announces charges against two men who allegedly plotted to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S.

Iranian plot to kill Saudi ambassador thwarted, U.S. officials sayupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 10:58:00

U.S. agents disrupted an Iranian assassination-for-hire scheme targeting Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Treasury responds to assassination plan with sanctionsupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 16:25:00

Five people allegedly involved in the plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States were designated Tuesday for sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department.

Sources: Saudi king revokes flogging of female driverupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:44:00

Saudi King Abdullah has revoked a flogging sentence for a woman who allegedly flouted the conservative kingdom's strict rules that prohibit women from driving a car, two sources with knowledge of the case said Wednesday.

Saudi woman faces lashes for drivingupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:44:00

A Saudi woman found guilty of driving a car is sentenced to flogging.

Rights group decries flogging sentence for female Saudi driverupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 20:22:00

Saudi King Abdullah announced greater political participation for women in the conservative kingdom this week, but Tuesday, a human rights group decried the promised reforms in light of a flogging sentence for a woman who dared to drive a car.

Woman sentenced for driving a carupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 20:22:00

Amnesty International says a Saudi woman was sentenced to 10 lashes for driving a car. CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney reports.

Questions follow Saudi king's promise on women's rightsupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 13:28:00

A day after Saudi King Abdullah announced greater political participation for women in the future, some Saudis questioned just how big a change may really be on the horizon.

Saudi king signals greater role for women in politicsupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 12:00:00

The king of Saudi Arabia has opened the door to greater participation by women in future municipal elections.

Court reopens rape investigation of Saudi princeupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 17:27:00

A Spanish court has reopened an investigation into an allegation that one of the world's richest men, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, raped a young woman on a yacht on the island of Ibiza in 2008.

Jordan, Turkey join calls for Syria to end the violenceupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 16:05:00

Two of Syria's neighbors joined growing international calls Monday for Damascus to halt its violent crackdown on anti-government protesters -- calls that came even as the violence itself continued.

3 Arab nations recall ambassadors to Syriaupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 16:25:00

As activists reported intense gunfire, mounting deaths and mass detentions Monday in Syria, regional leaders stepped up their criticism of the escalating violence.

'No justification' for Syrian clampdown, Saudi king saysupdated: Sun Aug 07 2011 19:10:00

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah condemned the crackdown on anti-government protesters in Syria on Sunday, saying there is "no justification for the bloodshed."

Delta takes issue with discrimination claimsupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 15:22:00

Delta Air Lines came out strongly Friday against reports published online claiming it is discriminating against Jewish passengers through a multi-airline alliance that is set to include Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Clinton switches gears, publicly praises Saudi women's driving protestupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 20:39:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday ditched "quiet diplomacy" and spoke publicly in support of Saudi Arabian women protesting the unwritten ban on their right to drive in the kingdom.

Saudi women protest driving restrictionsupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 20:39:00

Women in Saudi Arabia get behind the wheel to protest a ban on driving. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

When will Yemen violence end?updated: Sat Jun 04 2011 18:41:00

CNN's Rosemary Church talks to Mohammed Jamjoom about new violence that's broken out in Yemen's capital.

Official: Powers transferred to VP after attack on President Salehupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 18:41:00

Effective Saturday night, Yemeni Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi took over Ali Abdullah Saleh's responsibilities as president, Yemeni government spokesman Abdu Ganadi told CNN.

Saudi Prince on rising oil pricesupdated: Mon May 30 2011 05:48:00

Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal explains why his country wants oil prices to stay below $100.

Distrusting U.S., Saudi Arabia embarks on more assertive roleupdated: Thu May 19 2011 07:55:00

As U.S. President Barack Obama seeks to reinvigorate his administration's policy in the Middle East, he will have to contend with several issues where U.S. influence is less than overwhelming.

Saudi security breaks up protest, witnesses sayupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 23:43:00

Security forces in Saudi Arabia arrested several people demonstrating at the Interior Ministry Sunday, putting them in police cars and buses to take them away, witnesses said.

Activists disappointed by Saudi king's reformsupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 16:54:00

Saudi reform activists responded with disappointment Friday after the king promised a major package of reforms meant to quell growing dissatisfaction in his country.

Bahrain fires at protesters; 2 dead, 150 injuredupdated: Wed Mar 16 2011 05:56:00

Bahrain security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in the southern city of Sitra on Tuesday, killing at least two protesters and wounding at least 150 people, according to medical officials on the scene Tuesday.

Witnesses: Saudi forces fire on protesters, injure 3updated: Thu Mar 10 2011 23:49:00

Three people were taken to the hospital Thursday after Saudi security forces fired on scores of protesters in the city of Qatif, according to two witnesses and an activist.

Saudi security forces to crack down on any unlawful protestersupdated: Sat Mar 05 2011 13:38:00

Coming off two days of demonstrations, Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry warned Saturday that it would crack down on protesters who continue to take their grievances to the streets.

Demonstrators in Saudi Arabia demand prisoners' releaseupdated: Fri Mar 04 2011 11:59:00

Demonstrators protested in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province on Friday to demand the release of Shiite prisoners they feel are being held unjustly.

Saudi king returns home to shaken Mideastupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 11:08:00

After three months abroad for medical treatment, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah returned home Wednesday to a Middle East shaken by unrest, announcing a series of sweeping measures aimed at relieving economic hardship and meeting with Bahrain's beleaguered monarch.

World leaders denounce attacks on Egyptian protestersupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 16:41:00

Leaders around the globe joined a chorus of condemnation Wednesday over the eruption of violence in Cairo as embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak struggled to maintain his grip on power.

Cameron, Ban condemn violence in Egyptupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 16:41:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon make a joint statement on Egypt.

Egypt: Revolt or revolution?updated: Sun Jan 30 2011 22:19:00

Is Egypt a revolution or a revolt? CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a look.

U.S. military brass talk with Egyptians, vow to continue 'partnership'updated: Sun Jan 30 2011 22:19:00

U.S. armed forces leaders continued high-level talks Sunday with their Egyptian counterparts, applauding their "continued professionalism" and reaffirming the two militaries' partnership, a spokesman said.

Egypt protests draw mixed reaction in regionupdated: Sat Jan 29 2011 18:36:00

Saudi Arabia slammed protesters in Egypt on Saturday as "infiltrators" who seek to destabilize their country, while a a top Palestinian official affirmed "solidarity" with Egypt.

Saudis discover new funding channels for Taliban, al Qaedaupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 09:25:00

In August last year, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak was not happy with Saudi Arabia. He complained that the Saudis appeared to be funding an opposition candidate, Anwar Ibrahim, in upcoming elections.

Saudi king arrives for treatment in Moroccoupdated: Sat Jan 22 2011 08:33:00

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia arrived in Casablanca, Morocco, on Saturday to continue his recovery from back surgery late last year, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

Lebanon's Hariri says he will seek top office againupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 16:27:00

Saad Hariri said Thursday he is ready to stand again as prime minister of Lebanon despite objections from the militant Shiite group Hezbollah.

Saudis give up on Lebanon mediation talksupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 16:55:00

Prince Saud al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's minister of foreign affairs, said Wednesday that his country had abandoned mediation talks to resolve Lebanon's political crisis that caused the government's collapse last week.

Saudi king leaves NY hospitalupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 11:58:00

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has left a New York hospital to recuperate at his home in the city, the official Saudi Press Agency said Wednesday.

President Obama meets with King Abdullahupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 11:58:00

In June, President Obama talked about his meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and the topics they discussed.

Saudi king undergoes more back surgeryupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 20:25:00

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia had successful follow-up back surgery in New York Friday, this time to stabilize several vertebrae in his spine, the official Saudi Press Agency reported, citing the Royal Court.

U.S. airport regulations embarrassed Saudis, leaked cable showsupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 17:17:00

The government of Saudi Arabia expressed concerns about American security regulations that included Saudis in a list of nationalities that warranted additional screening at airports.

Saudi king has back surgery in New Yorkupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 21:24:00

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia underwent successful back surgery Wednesday, according to a statement from the Saudi Royal Court.

Saudis acknowledge their role in foiling parcel-bomb plotupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 19:41:00

Saudi Prince Khalid al Faisal acknowledged Thursday that Saudi Arabia alerted U.S. and European authorities to the presence of parcel bombs that were en route from Yemen.

Terrorists' 'explosive of choice'updated: Mon Nov 01 2010 18:19:00

CNN's Nic Robertson speaks to explosives expert Sydney Alford on the bomb technology used in packages bound for the U.S.

One of Saudi Arabia's most wanted believed linked to bomb plotupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 18:19:00

The man suspected to be at the center of the plot to send bombs from Yemen to the United States is a Saudi national who authorities believe has been living in Yemen for the past three years.

Saudi king offers to host talks to end political stalemate in Iraqupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 18:12:00

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah offered Saturday to host talks in his kingdom aimed at ending the nearly eight-month political stalemate in Iraq, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Sri Lanka appeals to Saudi king to spare maid's lifeupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 07:57:00

Sri Lanka's president on Tuesday appealed to Saudi Arabia's king to grant clemency to a housemaid convicted of killing her employer's baby.

Saudi prince found guilty of murderupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 10:32:00

CNN's Atika Shubert speaks to the lead prosecutor in the case against Saudi Prince Saud Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al Saud.

Saudi prince found guilty of murdering aideupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 15:10:00

A Saudi prince was found guilty Tuesday of murdering an aide at a London hotel in February, in a case prosecutors said had a sexual element.

Saudi prince on trial for murderupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 09:46:00

CNN's Phil Black reported on the trial of a Saudi prince accused of killing another man in London.

Sri Lankan officials await response in maid torture caseupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 00:07:00

Despite reports that a Saudi couple accused of torturing a Sri Lankan housemaid was arrested, Saudi authorities have not verified the action, a Sri Lankan official told CNN.

Doctors remove nails allegedly hammered into maid by employersupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 09:43:00

Doctors at a Sri Lankan hospital operated for three hours Friday to remove 18 nails and metal particles allegedly hammered into the arms, legs and forehead of a maid by her Saudi employer.

Saudi official: Paralysis not considered as punishmentupdated: Mon Aug 23 2010 22:41:00

Saudi authorities backed away Monday from reports last week that a court was preparing to order a man paralyzed as punishment for paralyzing another man, allegedly in a fight.

Man gets death for sorceryupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 18:59:00

In Saudi Arabia, a Lebanese TV host has been sentenced to death for sorcery. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Lawyers hopeful for 'sorcerer' on death rowupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 18:59:00

A Lebanese man sentenced to die for "sorcery" in Saudi Arabia remains on death row but may not be executed -- at least not yet, the man's lawyer said.

Reprieve for 'sorcerer' sentenced to death by Saudi courtupdated: Mon Apr 05 2010 12:38:00

A Lebanese man who had been condemned by a court in Saudi Arabia to die last week for "sorcery" has not been executed, his lawyer said Monday.

Al Qaeda video blasts Yemen 'corruption'updated: Wed Feb 24 2010 05:41:00

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen posted a video online Tuesday, blasting the country's president and what it called the "appalling corruption of the regime."

Iranian president warns against tougher sanctionsupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 13:28:00

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned the United States and other nations Tuesday not to impose tougher sanctions in reaction to the Islamic country's nuclear ambitions.

Ahmadinejad's responseupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 13:28:00

Iran's president responds to statements by Hillary Clinton that Iran is moving toward a military dictatorship.

Obama's struggles abroadupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 21:01:00

Is there hope for Obama's "change agenda" abroad? CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

Clinton: U.S. sees Iran moving to military dictatorshipupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 21:01:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Saudi Arabia's foreign minister expressed concern Monday over Iran's nuclear ambitions during a meeting between the two leaders.

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