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Conflict & Justice

Will Saudi Arabia See Reforms?

If additional important Saudi allies, like Bahrain, fall to the protestors, what will it mean for the royal family? To talk more about this powerful family and monarchy in the Middle East, we're joined by Robert Lacey.

Arts, Culture & Media

Saudi Jeans

Saudi blogger Ahmed Al-Omran talks to Faith about the ban on all things colored red that is planned to be imposed on Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Saudi Jeans

Saudi blogger Ahmed Al-Omran talks to Faith about the ban on all things colored red that is planned to be imposed on Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Steve Coll

Faith talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll about his new book "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century."

Arts, Culture & Media

Steve Coll

Faith talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll about his new book "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century."

Bush trip round-up

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Michael Abramowitz, who is traveling with President Bush on his tour of the Middle East; today, the tour featured a stop in Saudi Arabia, where President Bush met with King Abdullah.

Conflict & Justice

All quiet in Saudi Arabia?

In Saudi Arabia officials say there's no threat of the kind of unrest seen in other Arab countries - but some people there say that may not be the case. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Riyadh.