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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Addiction and Intrigue: Inside Saudi Palace Coup

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Addiction and Intrigue: Inside Saudi Palace Coup

Quoting a witness at the palace, one Saudi source said King Salman this month pre-recorded a statement in which he announces the transfer of the throne to his son.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Columnist Ramadan al-Anzi Calls King Salman ‘Haleem’ and Got Suspended From al-Jazirah Newspaper

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Columnist Ramadan al-Anzi Calls King Salman ‘Haleem’ and Got Suspended From al-Jazirah Newspaper

King Salman has frequently been lauded by columnists in local media, in traditional deference to authority, since the 81-year-old assumed office in 2015.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Amnesty: Saudi Arabia Silence Shia Dissent With Execution

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Amnesty: Saudi Arabia Silence Shia Dissent With Execution

Amnesty documented 34 other cases of Shia men currently sentenced to death mostly following unfair trials based on confessions obtained by torture.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Nayef Under House Arrest

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Nayef Under House Arrest

The guards at Mohammed bin Nayef’s palace in Jidda have reportedly been replaced by guards loyal to Mohammed bin Salman and Nayef has not been allowed to leave his palace since then, the report said.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud Biography

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud Biography

Mohammed bin Salman was born on August 31, 1985. Read Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud Biography.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Replaces Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud With Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud,

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Replaces Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud With Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud,

Saudi media say King Salman has called for a public pledge of allegiance to the new crown prince in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday night.

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SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Strips Crown Prince of Prosecution Oversight

SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Strips Crown Prince of Prosecution Oversight

Saudi ruler relieved Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef of his duties and renamed Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution (BIP) as Public Prosecution office.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Saudi Arabia May Allow Some Qataris to Stay

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Saudi Arabia May Allow Some Qataris to Stay

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates say they may allow some Qatari nationals to stay in their countries as a deadline looms for Qataris to return home amid a diplomatic crisis.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Ordered to Die: 14 Shia Activists Sentenced By Saudi Court to Die Because of Peaceful Protest

The tough verdicts were issued amid wave of unrest in Shia town of Awamiyah in Qatif, which has come under attack by regime forces over the past weeks.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

Described as Riyadh Declaration, the document was signed “to combat terrorism in all its forms, address its intellectual roots.”

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Trump Wins Warm Welcome in Saudi

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Trump Wins Warm Welcome in Saudi

It was a warmer welcome than had been granted to Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, who was seen in Arab kingdom as soft on Iran and hesitant on Syria.

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USA POLITICS: Saudis Paid US Veterans Thousands of Dollars to Kill 9/11 Law: Report

USA POLITICS: Saudis Paid US Veterans Thousands of Dollars to Kill 9/11 Law: Report

The September 11, 2001 attacks, also known as 9/11, attacks killed nearly 3,000 people and caused about $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: US Eager to Sell Arms Worth Billions of Dollars to Saudi Arabia: US Sources

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: US Eager to Sell Arms Worth Billions of Dollars to Saudi Arabia: US Sources

Saudi Arabia is Trump’s first stop on his maiden international trip, a sign of his intent to reinforce ties with a top regional ally.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Khaled bin Salman Who Bombed ISIS, Yemen Now Ambassador to US

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Khaled bin Salman Who Bombed ISIS, Yemen Now Ambassador to US

Prince Khaled bin Salman position will allow Trump direct line to Saudi monarchy, signalling warmer relations after a cooling following Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with regional rival Iran.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: China to Set Up Hunter-Killer Aerial Drones Factory in Saudi Arabia

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: China to Set Up Hunter-Killer Aerial Drones Factory in Saudi Arabia

Beijing sold more than three dozen of its then-advanced, nuclear-capable, intermediate-range DF-3A ballistic missiles to Saudi Arabia in 1988 at a cost of US$3.5 billion.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Meet Donald Trump

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Meet Donald Trump

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in charge of Saudi Arabia’s reforms, left on Monday for Washington to meet President Donald Trump.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman Embraces Selfie

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman Embraces Selfie

“I’m very happy to be here in Indonesia and with the Indonesian people,” King Salman says to the camera, as an interpreter sitting behind him translates into Bahasa Indonesia.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Work With Indonesia to Defeat Islamic State

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Work With Indonesia to Defeat Islamic State

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who kicked off a month-long Asian tour, lands in Indonesia with an entourage that could number up to 1,500.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Salman Readies Strategy if Clerics Oppose Reforms

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Mohammed bin Salman Readies Strategy if Clerics Oppose Reforms

Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he believed only a small percentage of the kingdom’s clerics were too dogmatic to be reasoned with.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Osama bin Laden Biography And Profile

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Osama bin Laden Biography And Profile

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Born 1957 for Syrian mother, Osama bin Laden was the 7th son among fifty brothers and sisters. Osama bin Laden Biography And Profile.

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