The first feature length film to be shot in Saudi Arabia has been making waves at film festivals around the world. Wadjda gives a glimpse into a young girl's life in Saudi Arabia. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with the director, Haifaa Al Mansour.
A deadly new SARS-like virus has been traced to bats. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is lethal to 60 percent of those infected. A new study has found the virus is carried by a type of bat in Saudi Arabia, ground-zero for the disease.
Saudi Arabia's got immigration woes not unlike the US but the Kingdom has given its undocumented immigrants until July 3rd to get their papers in order or risk deportation. This would apply to millions of people.
Turkey has a long history as a secular state, for mostly Islamic people. Perhaps, then, it should come as no surprise that a TV program is promoting Creationism. But what may be surprising is the women, or at least how they're dressed, spreading that message.
Angelina Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer. Dr. Samia Al-Amoudi became one of the first Saudi women to go public about her breast cancer, and has been trying to reduce the stigma across the Arab world.
Saudi Arabia has arrested 18 people suspected of espionage, including one Iranian citizen. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Saudi journalist, Ahmed al Omran, about suspicion that Iraq may be involved in the alleged espionage.