"America doesn’t need to fear and shun the world to have a distinct identity. It can be proud and confident while also using the structures we have built to rally others to our cause and advance our interests."Daniel B. Shapiro
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Inst. for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel
"Affording a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
Prince Alwaleed has been detained as part of Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption probe, to the shock of global financial centres.
In all, dozens of people have been targeted in an unprecedented crackdown
Yemen's Houthi rebels said they fired the missile and that the target was the Saudi capital's King Khaled Airport
Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to attend sporting events in three selected stadiums from early next year. The plan is part of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's reforms laid out in his 'Vision for 2030'.
The decision gave more freedom to Saudi women, who are subject to strict gender segregation rules, after the historic lifting of a female driving ban in September
Just a month after he lifted the ban on women driving, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia has signalled that more social reforms are in
Saudi Arabia currently has one of the world's worst traffic death rates, will female drivers make a difference?
Saudi Arabia's decree allowing women to drive is hailed as both a victory for human rights and a money-saver for many families.
After years of campaigning Saudi Arabia is to end its ban on women driving
Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving is to be lifted next year, reports suggest.
Our journalists are working on this story and will update it as soon as more information becomes available.
How did the Star Wars character make it into the photograph?
The free photo and video sharing app said Saudi authorities asked it to block the TV channel's Discover Publisher Channel as it broke two local laws
Trouble-free "stoning of the Devil" takes place in Mina as Hajj reaches halfway stage in Mecca.
Muslims from around the world have been celebrating the feast of the sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha.
Saudi officials say almost two million pilgrims have arrived from abroad for the annual haj.
Pressure in Mecca to make sure there are no repeats of past incidents including deadly stampedes and crushes
A boy who went viral on social media after dancing the Macarena in front of traffic detained in Saudi Arabia.
The Salwa border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia for pilgrims travelling to Mecca for the Hajj in the first sign of compromise in a long-running diplomatic stand-off.
A new smartphone application that lets users post anonymous messages to each other has enjoyed a surge in popularity.
Sarahah, which means honesty