Saudi Arabia

Global Scan

Scandinavians, for the first time, are joining the jihad

Scandinavia is known for its commitment to civil and human rights, its government services and its equality. But it's also becoming a source of jihadi fighters in Syria. Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine have secured a huge cache of weapons. And a white man and his black puppet are creating candid talk on race in South Africa. That and more, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Next time you're at a Saudi wedding, don't be surprised if you're asked to do the penguin dance

A YouTube video showing a Saudi man dancing with his little daughter had received about 2 million views so far. That's just one of the many videos capturing Saudis doing what's called the "penguin dance."