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Saudi fitness instructor Manahel al-Otaibi latest targeted in crackdown on dissent in kingdom

Jun. 01, 2023 11:28 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A 29-year-old fitness instructor popular on social media in Saudi Arabia faces charges that could see her imprisoned over her posts, becoming the latest person targeted in a crackdown in the kingdom. The case against Manahel al-Otaibi shows the...

Who are the bride and groom in Jordan's royal wedding?

May. 31, 2023 23:46 PM EDT

He's heir to the throne in one of the oldest monarchies in the Middle East and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad. She's a Saudi architect with an aristocratic pedigree of her own. Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, 28, and Rajwa Alseif, 29, are to be married on Thursday at a...

Analysis: Saudi prince pivots to peace after years of war

Apr. 03, 2023 02:47 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In the years since Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman catapulted to power, it has been hard to find a controversy in the Middle East that doesn't somehow involve the 37-year-old heir to the throne. Now he's pivoting to his next audacious plan: Giving peace a...