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Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar sworn in as Kingdom's ambassador to Washington

Saudi Arabian Princess Reema bint Bandar has been sworn in as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States in Washington. She took the oath in the country’s capital of Riyadh in front of King Salman on Tuesday. She is Saudi Arabia’s first female ambassador to any country. Princess Reema replaces Prince Khaled bin Salman (the King’s son) who left his post to…
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King of Saudi Arabia in Egypt for Official Visit

All eyes in the UK seem to be viewing the EU Arab League summit as an opportunity for the Prime Minister Rt Hon Theresa May to discuss Brexit with some of her EU partners. However, that is very much a side-show, and on Saturday, King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in Egypt…
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Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan appointed as Saudi Ambassador to the US

Saudi Arabia’s Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has been appointed as the 11th Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States through a royal decree by Crown Prince Mohammed (in his role as Deputy King) on Saturday. King Salman issued a decree earlier in the day ordering the Crown Prince to “to steer the state’s affairs” while His Majesty is in Egypt for the Arab…
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Saudi Arabia's Prince Khaled reveals winners of the 2019 King Faisal Prize

Saudi Arabian Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has revealed the winners of the 2019 King Faisal Prize. The prize recognises significant individual and institutional contributions to fields including Service to Islam, Islamic studies, medicine and science, and Arabic language and literature. The prizes were awarded from committees who had international scientists and experts in their fields. The Prize…
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US Senate passes resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince for journalist’s murder

The United States Senate has passed a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the death of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in early October. The resolution was introduced by outgoing Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee The Senate’s decision is a rebuke of President Donald Trump who has continued his support of the Crown Prince and Saudi…
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