Abdulrahman al-Moshaigeh remembers leaving his mud-brick house and walking on unpaved roads to what was then the only elementary school serving Buraidah.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah named his defense minister and half brother as crown prince, making the traditionalist former governor of Riyadh next in line to lead the world’s largest oil supplier.
When Saudi King Abdullah appeared in a newspaper photo with 40 veiled women in April, he broke a taboo by mixing with the opposite sex in public.
Matthew Lobner, head of Thai operations for HSBC Holdings Plc, lugged his furniture upstairs and moved his wife and three children near his office in downtown Bangkok to escape floodwaters on the city’s outskirts.
"Jeddah has always been Arabia's gateway to the world."
- Robert Lacey on Apr 13, 2014