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Saudi King gives foreigners ‘more time’

More than 200,000 foreigners have been deported from the country over the past few months

April 7, 2013 10:09
 
Saudi King slams veto of Syria UN resolution

Saudi King slams veto of Syria UN resolution

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Friday slammed the Russian and Chinese veto of a UN resolution on Syria as an "unfavorable" move.

February 11, 2012 6:00
 
IMF’s Lagarde praises Saudi role, no word on aid

IMF’s Lagarde praises Saudi role, no word on aid

In a statement at the end of her trip, Lagarde expressed “the IMF’s appreciation for Saudi Arabia’s important role in…

February 5, 2012 12:57
 
Saudi king to undergo operation, reforms in place

Saudi king to undergo operation, reforms in place

Discussion of power transfer turns to the question of whether his reforms will be kept in place by throne successor, as Saudi's King is scheduled to undergo an operation.

October 12, 2011 11:11
 
Saudi allows women right to vote

Saudi allows women right to vote

Saudi Arabia will allow women to stand for election and vote, the king announced on Sunday, in a significant policy shift in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

September 25, 2011 4:07
 
Saudi Arabia tries to reassure over rulers’ health

Saudi Arabia tries to reassure over rulers’ health

Key global player wants to show stability, responsibility; Confusion still surrounds rulers' health; Princes vie for position, fate of reforms at stake.

November 22, 2010 10:25
 

Saudi king delegates deputy PM to oversee Hajj

Doctors have ordered the ruler to rest after a slipped disc.

November 13, 2010 3:17
 

Saudi king bids to organise religious edicts

Saudi king limits clerics allowed to issue public fatwas.

August 14, 2010 11:16
 

Syrian, Saudi leaders tackle tension in Lebanon

Leaders seek to avert crisis with Hezbollah over tribunal.

July 31, 2010 2:45
 

King uncovers first Saudi-made car

About 20,000 cars designed to match the climate of GCC countries will be produced annually.

June 15, 2010 10:33
 
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