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Saudi Prince escapes suicide bomb attack with few injuries

  August 28, 2009 at 8:21 am by

Deputy interior minister, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, has escaped with few injuries after a suicide bomber blew himself up in an attempt to assassinate the Prince, who is largely credited for Saudi Arabia’s anti-terrorism campaign. The attack took place at the Prince’s Ramadan gathering, when the militant had said he wanted to personally tell Prince Mohammed that he would give himself up. The Prince was taken to a local hospital … Continue reading

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Saudi CP gets a visit from the Saudi King in Morocco

  July 24, 2009 at 5:14 am by

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Al Saud, arrived in Morocco on Thursday to check up on his brother’s health, Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General. King Abdullah was met at the airport by the crown prince who held a lunch in the honor of King Abdullah at his residence in Casablanca. King Abdullah left Casablanca after a … Continue reading

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Saudi King starts Busy Tour to launch Projects in Saudi Region

  July 13, 2009 at 7:13 am by

King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, began a tour to launch and lay stone foundations to a number of industrial and development projects in the Madina Region in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. The King launched a development project which involved investments of more than SR45 billion, inaugurate the new expansion of an airport. In the evening, King Abdullah meet with scholars, senior civil and military officials, and a … Continue reading

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Freedom of Faith and Discerning Dialogue

  June 20, 2009 at 12:57 am by

In an uncharacteristic move, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has advocated and in fact urged for leaders of the three largest faiths in the world, Christianity, Judaism and Islam, to come together and work towards a peace among the religions in the region. In a scene straight from the middle ages, and unfortunately still true today, these three monotheistic faiths are still, as they have always been, at war of … Continue reading

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Saudi King and Obama hold talks

  June 4, 2009 at 2:35 pm by

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud met with U.S. President Barack Obama at the king Abdullah’s ranch at Al-Janadriyah. King Abdullah and President Obama discussed regional and international developments topped by the Palestinian issue and Saudi-US cooperation in all fields as well as the world financial crisis. Saudi King Abdullah thanked President Obama by saying “I thank the president for this visit and … Continue reading

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Saudi King & Obama to hold talks on June 3

  May 27, 2009 at 4:14 am by

The White House press secretary, Robert Gibbs, said on Tuesday that President Obama will be heading to Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh to hold talks with the Saudi King Abdullah Al-Saud on June 3. The two leaders are to talk about Middle East peace and nuclear standoff with Iran. President Obama will have no public events in Riyadh except a private dinner with the Saudi king. President Obama will be in … Continue reading

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Saudi King To Open Forum

  May 23, 2009 at 3:54 pm by

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Al Saud on Sunday evening will open the the first Cooperative Societies Forum in the capital city Riyadh. The three-day forum will look at development of cooperative societies and use of information technology work in the Kingdom. A few representatives from East and South Asia as well as the Middle East and the Gulf will participate and will relate their countries experience … Continue reading

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Saudi King and President Obama meet in London

  April 3, 2009 at 8:36 pm by

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and US President Barack Obama held talks on Thursday on the sidelines of a G-20 summit. Reuters reports that the two leaders”reaffirmed the long-standing, strong relationship between the two countries” and they also talked about “international cooperation regarding the global economy, regional political and security issues, and cooperation against terrorism,” the White House said, according to Reuters.

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Prince Nayef named Second Deputy PM

  March 30, 2009 at 2:58 am by

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Minster Prince Nayef has been appointed as second Deputy Prime Minister, third in the political hierarchy after King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and his brother and Defence Minister Prince Sultan. Prince Sultan was then named first Deputy Prime Minister. King Abdullah, who is in his mid-eighties, is also the Prime Minister. Prince Nayef has been elevated to the post which has been open since the death of death … Continue reading

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Saudi King for Nobel Prize?

  March 19, 2009 at 3:25 am by

A website has asked people from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to nominate one out of five of the nominess whom they think most deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. The nominees have been chosen from different MEA countries: King Abdullah; Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Misned, Chairman of Qatar’s Board of Education, Science and Community Development and the wife of the Emir of Qatar; Dr. Albert Dagher, Professor of Economics … Continue reading

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Janadriya Festival Kicks Off with Colorful Start

  March 5, 2009 at 3:57 am by

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah, yesterday inaugurated the National Heritage and Culture Festival at Janadriya village, 45 km north of Riyadh. In the first time of the Janadriya 25 year history, it has opened its doors to families, including women. The festival started with a camel race in which about 500 contestants took part in which King Abdullah handed prizes to the winners of the first … Continue reading

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Janadriya Festival Opens Doors

  March 3, 2009 at 4:14 am by

The 24th Janadriya Culture and Heritage Festival will be opened by King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on Wednesday the 4th. For the first time in the history of the Janadriya Festival, families will be allowed to visit the cultural and heritage event organized annually by the National Guard. At a press conference on Sunday, Dr.Abdulrahman Bin Subait Al-Subait, Undersecretary, National Guard and Executive Committee Chairman of the … Continue reading

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King Abdullah of Jordan in Saudi Arabia

  February 20, 2009 at 5:37 am by

February 19, 2009 – Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdelaziz meet with Jordan King Abdullah in Riyadh to discussed ways to address current challenges in the region that would best serve joint Arab interests. During the meeting the two leaders discussed the importance of international and Arab efforts to launch serious and effective negotiations to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state solution and in pursuance of the … Continue reading

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Saudi-Chinese Friendship Park

  February 12, 2009 at 5:32 pm by

President Hu Jintao of China has just ended a three-day offiicial visit to Saudi Arabia (on 12 February) and is on his way to meet with the leaders of several African countries. The Saudi visit is aimed at fostering cooperation between China in the fields of education and culture as well as commerce and strategic relations. During his visit the President met with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation … Continue reading

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