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King Salman bin Abdulaziz


Saudi King Salman admitted to hospital for medical checkup

July 20, 2020 11:40 am

King Salman was admitted for inflammation of the gallbladder, the state news agency said without giving further details

Saudi King stands by Crown Prince as outrage over Khashoggi killing spreads

November 20, 2018 7:43 am

Khashoggi’s killing inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul has become a lightning rod for Western criticism of Saudi Arabia, its human rights record and the leadership of Crown Prince Mohammed, the kingdom’s day-to-day ruler.

As US pushes for Middle East peace, Saudi king Salman reassures allies

July 30, 2018 2:27 pm

In an interview at the end of his trip, Jared Kushner said Washington would announce its Middle East peace plan soon, and press on with or without Mahmoud Abbas.

Saudi Arabia King Salman heads to Russia, with oil, investment and Syria on agenda

October 04, 2017 11:54 am

A business forum will include speeches by top ministers and the heads of state-owned energy giants Saudi Aramco and Gazprom as well as a presentation of Saudi's Vision 2030 reform programme, which aims to end the kingdom's dependence on oil.

Palace Intrigues in the Desert Kingdom

July 25, 2017 8:11 am

The briefings behind the recent reports indicate that there remains considerable unhappiness at the power and influence enjoyed by one prince, who is widely seen as inexperienced, impulsive and haughty and is heading two unwinnable wars, in Syria and Yemen.

Donald Trump calls Saudi King Salman on Qatar crisis, asks for Gulf unity

June 07, 2017 8:45 am

At a separate briefing, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said the US recognises that Qatar has made some great efforts to try to stop financing of terror groups, including prosecuting suspected financiers, freezing assets, and introducing stringent controls on its banking system there.

Pakistan or Iran in anti-terror statement? India, Saudi Arabia interpret their own

April 04, 2016 2:27 am

The assertion was made by the two countries after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wide-ranging talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

PM Modi gifts gold-plated replica of ancient Kerala mosque to Saudi King

April 03, 2016 8:39 pm

The mosque in Karala's Thrissur district is believed to be the first mosque built in India by Arab traders around 629 AD.