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    The images Saudi Arabia doesn't want you to see

    The images Saudi Arabia doesn't want you to see


    Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million children in...

    Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million children in Yemen suffering from severe malnutrition.
    Yemen: What Saudi doesn't want to show you

    Yemen: What Saudi doesn't want to show you


    CNN's Senior International Correspondent Clarissa Ward reflects on the impact of the Saudi Arabian-hosted military coalition on...

    CNN's Senior International Correspondent Clarissa Ward reflects on the impact of the Saudi Arabian-hosted military coalition on Yemen.
    What Saudi Arabia's royal reshuffle means for the world

    What Saudi Arabia's royal reshuffle means for the world


    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has elevated his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman to first in line to the throne, in a dramatic reordering of the kingdom's line of succession that will have far-reaching consequences for the key US ally and the Middle East...

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has elevated his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman to first in line to the throne, in a dramatic reordering of the kingdom's line of succession that will have far-reaching consequences for the key US ally and the Middle East as a whole.
    US 'mystified' by continued embargo of Qatar

    US 'mystified' by continued embargo of Qatar


    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the United States is waiting to see whether a "list of demands" presented to Qatar by a coalition of its Gulf neighbors and their partners are "reasonable and actionable," one day after the State...

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the United States is waiting to see whether a "list of demands" presented to Qatar by a coalition of its Gulf neighbors and their partners are "reasonable and actionable," one day after the State Department's top spokeswoman questioned the continued diplomatic freeze.
    Saudi 'Game of Thrones': Change is coming

    Saudi 'Game of Thrones': Change is coming


    The early-morning news rocked the Middle East: Saudi Arabia's King Salman had named his 31-year-son, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as the kingdom's new crown prince, removing the previous crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, and formally placing Mohammed bin...

    The early-morning news rocked the Middle East: Saudi Arabia's King Salman had named his 31-year-son, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as the kingdom's new crown prince, removing the previous crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, and formally placing Mohammed bin Salman first in line to the throne.
    London fire: 600 other high-rises could be under threat

    London fire: 600 other high-rises could be under threat


    The British government has estimated that 600 high-rise buildings across England may be covered in cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, the 24-story apartment block that was gutted by a huge fire in west London last...

    The British government has estimated that 600 high-rise buildings across England may be covered in cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, the 24-story apartment block that was gutted by a huge fire in west London last week.
    Car bomb kills 25 people outside Afghanistan bank

    Car bomb kills 25 people outside Afghanistan bank


    At least 25 people were killed Thursday in a car bomb attack outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, officials...

    At least 25 people were killed Thursday in a car bomb attack outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, officials said.
    6.8 earthquake off of Guatemala's Pacific coast, USGS says

    6.8 earthquake off of Guatemala's Pacific coast, USGS says


    A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off of Guatemala's Pacific coast Thursday, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake was recorded at about 24 miles (38 km) from the city of Puerto San Jose, according to the...

    A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off of Guatemala's Pacific coast Thursday, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake was recorded at about 24 miles (38 km) from the city of Puerto San Jose, according to the USGS.
    Finsbury Park terror attack victim dies from 'multiple injuries'

    Finsbury Park terror attack victim dies from 'multiple injuries'


    A 51-year-old man who suffered "multiple injuries" during the Finsbury Park terror attack in London earlier this week has died, British police said on...

    A 51-year-old man who suffered "multiple injuries" during the Finsbury Park terror attack in London earlier this week has died, British police said on Thursday.
    US, Iraq say ISIS blew up famous Mosul mosque

    US, Iraq say ISIS blew up famous Mosul mosque


    The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared...

    The United States and Iraq said ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared caliphate.
    NATO jet intercepts Russian minister's plane

    NATO jet intercepts Russian minister's plane


    A NATO F-16 fighter jet tried to intercept the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the Baltic Sea Wednesday, according to Russian state...

    A NATO F-16 fighter jet tried to intercept the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the Baltic Sea Wednesday, according to Russian state media.
    Incoming Hong Kong leader on missing booksellers

    Incoming Hong Kong leader on missing booksellers


    The detention of Hong Kong booksellers in China is not an issue the city's government should take up, its incoming leader said...

    The detention of Hong Kong booksellers in China is not an issue the city's government should take up, its incoming leader said Thursday.
    Prince Harry: No royal wants to be king or queen

    Prince Harry: No royal wants to be king or queen


    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of...

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for over 65 years, but according to Prince Harry few in the royal family envy her, despite sharing her sense of duty.
    Ritz-Carlton's new yachts will be luxury hotels at sea

    Ritz-Carlton's new yachts will be luxury hotels at sea


    Luxury hotels are always looking for ways to outdo each other, from death-defying infinity pools to custom lobby fragrances. But Ritz-Carlton has taken a slightly different approach by branching out into the luxury yacht...

    Luxury hotels are always looking for ways to outdo each other, from death-defying infinity pools to custom lobby fragrances. But Ritz-Carlton has taken a slightly different approach by branching out into the luxury yacht business.
    Meet Virgilio Martinez, Peru's best chef

    Meet Virgilio Martinez, Peru's best chef


    Carving up Lima's 16th-century streets on a board or carving up a medium-rare piece of...

    Carving up Lima's 16th-century streets on a board or carving up a medium-rare piece of meat?
    Step inside the kitchen of an F1 masterchef

    Step inside the kitchen of an F1 masterchef


    When Michael Caines lost his right arm in a car accident in 1994, the dream of becoming a top-level chef seemed a million miles...

    When Michael Caines lost his right arm in a car accident in 1994, the dream of becoming a top-level chef seemed a million miles away.
    Here are some of the  African speakers at TEDGlobal 2017

    Here are some of the African speakers at TEDGlobal 2017


    TEDGlobal has released a preview list of speakers for its four day conference in Arusha, Tanzania this August, the first conference on the continent for a...

    TEDGlobal has released a preview list of speakers for its four day conference in Arusha, Tanzania this August, the first conference on the continent for a decade.
    EU leaders suddenly have a spring in their step

    EU leaders suddenly have a spring in their step


    European political leaders are meeting in Brussels for a critical two-day summit after a morale-boosting few weeks for the European Union. Following the failure of far-right populists to win in France and the Netherlands, Brussels senses that the current...

    European political leaders are meeting in Brussels for a critical two-day summit after a morale-boosting few weeks for the European Union. Following the failure of far-right populists to win in France and the Netherlands, Brussels senses that the current Euroskeptic wave may have reached its peak.
    Terrorism in the age of polarization

    Terrorism in the age of polarization


    The attack early on Monday morning near a mosque in North London targeting Muslims who were celebrating the holy month of Ramadan reminds us that terrorism comes in many shapes and...

    The attack early on Monday morning near a mosque in North London targeting Muslims who were celebrating the holy month of Ramadan reminds us that terrorism comes in many shapes and forms.