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Saudi Arabia replaces powerful intelligence chief

2014-04-15

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has replaced its veteran intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan “at his own request”, an official television station in the kingdom announced Tuesday. 318 more words

Islamic History

Saudi Arabia replaces powerful intelligence chief

2014-04-15

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has replaced its veteran intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan “at his own request”, an official television station in the kingdom announced Tuesday. 318 more words

Arabian Peninsula

Social challenges as Saudis draw throne's future

April 11, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — While Saudi Arabia’s royals work out the succession of the throne behind closed doors, a few voices are raising the most sensitive matter of all in the kingdom, questioning the ruling Al Saud family’s claim to absolute power and its unchecked rights to the country’s oil wealth. 1,160 more words

Islamic History

Social challenges as Saudis draw throne's future

April 11, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — While Saudi Arabia’s royals work out the succession of the throne behind closed doors, a few voices are raising the most sensitive matter of all in the kingdom, questioning the ruling Al Saud family’s claim to absolute power and its unchecked rights to the country’s oil wealth. 1,160 more words

Arabian Peninsula

Saudi Crown Prince Salman begins state visit to China

Thursday, 13 Mar, 2014

London and Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saudi Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has begun a state visit to China, the latest leg of an Asian tour that has included visits to Pakistan, Japan and India. 418 more words

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Saudi Crown Prince Salman begins state visit to China

Thursday, 13 Mar, 2014

London and Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saudi Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has begun a state visit to China, the latest leg of an Asian tour that has included visits to Pakistan, Japan and India. 418 more words

Arabian Peninsula

KSA, Kuwait nab Brotherhood members

Thu Mar 13, 2014

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have arrested two members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood at Cairo’s request, Egypt’s top prosecutor has said. 250 more words

Arabian Peninsula