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Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

Saudi women are fighting for their freedom – and their hard-won...

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Saudi women will soon be allowed to obtain passports and travel without the permission of a male relative. This new regulation,...

Gulf of Oman attacks: how merchant ships can keep safe in...

Robert McCabe, Coventry University The latest attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman have once again highlighted the vulnerability of merchant ships...

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia give Trump all the leverage he...

Terrence Guay, Pennsylvania State University Among Donald Trump’s many unusual characteristics as president is his frankness. Last week, after the disappearance and apparent torture...

Arms and influence in the Khashoggi affair

Russell E. Lucas, Michigan State University President Donald Trump’s reaction to the disappearance and death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul reveals important details...

Why is Saudi Arabia suddenly so paranoid?

James L. Gelvin, University of California, Los Angeles In the past, Saudi Arabia depended upon its enormous oil wealth and the United States for its...

Explaining the Muslim pilgrimage of hajj

Ken Chitwood, University of Florida Around 1.7 million Muslims have gathered this year in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual...

Trump, Saudi Arabia and yet another arms deal

Russell E. Lucas, Michigan State University The first stop on Donald Trump’s first trip as U.S. president was to Saudi Arabia. That...

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Are we eating too much arsenic? We need better tests to...

Julian Tyson, University of Massachusetts Amherst Researchers have known for some time that the food and drink we all consume contains arsenic. Should we be concerned?...