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Saudi prince to donate $32bn fortune to charity  Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has said he will donate his entire $32bn (20bn; 29bn) fortune to charity New Saudi king promises continuity Map of Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up  Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has sacked its top military commanders, including the chief of staff, in a series of late-night royal decrees   Prince Miteb bin Abdullah released   Saudi Arabia: Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah has been released more than three weeks after he was detained on allegations of corruption Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border  Saudi Arabia: Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was travelling with several officials when the helicopter crashed Saudi princes among dozens detained in anti-corruption purge

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year 2017 Top ^

  Saudi Arabia: A new Saudi anti-corruption body has detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers and dozens of former ministers, media reports say

year 2015 Top ^

  Saudi Arabia: King Salman has pledged continuity, hours after his accession to the throne following the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah

  Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital. He was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005
 A statement, made early on Friday, said his brother, Salman, had become king. Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been in hospital for several weeks suffering from a lung infection

year 2013 Top ^

Jun.24 Qatari emir to hand power to son  Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, is to hand over power to his son, the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.22 Qatar ruler set for key Gaza trip  The Emir of Qatar is due to arrive in Gaza - the first head of state to visit since Hamas came to power there in 2007 Jun.17 Saudi Arabia crown prince buried   Mecca: Prince Nayef, who was also deputy prime minister and interior minister, was buried after sunset prayers in the holy city of Mecca Jun.16 Crown Prince Nayef dies  Geneva: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has died 'outside the kingdom', the royal court has said

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.23   Bahrain king vows rights reforms   An independent report about a crackdown on protests said authorities had used 'excessive force' Oct.21 Saudi Arabian heir to throne dies
  New York: Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud was King Abdullah's half brother, first in line to the Saudi throne and minister of defence and aviation Aug.8   Saudi king: Syrian crackdown unjustified  Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah condemned the crackdown on anti-government protesters in Syria on Sunday, saying there is 'no justification for the bloodshed' Feb.18   King Hamad seeks talks after violence  Bahrain: King has asked his eldest son, Crown Prince Salman, to start a national dialogue to resolve the Gulf state's political crisis

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.21 Saudi king traveling to U.S. for treatment
. Saudi Arabia Oct.30 Saudi king try to break Iraq impasse. Saudi Arabia

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.27 King spares journalist from the lash
. Saudi Arabia Jul.28 Saudis dispel crown prince health rumours. Saudi Arabia May.9 Sheikh detained in torture case. Abu Dhabi May.2 Crown prince's illness raises questions. Saudi Arabia

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.17 Report: King pardons rape victim
  Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah has pardoned a rape victim who had been sentenced to 200 lashes and 6 months in prison in a case that sparked international attention Oct.30 Saudi king's royal meet draws fire
  London: King Abdullah has begun his visit to the UK as controversy continues over issues related to the Middle Eastern kingdom Oct.28 Saudi king chides UK on terrorism  Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah has accused Britain of not doing enough to fight international terrorism. He says could take 20 or 30 years to beat terrorism

year 2006 Top ^

May.21 Ruling emir dissolves parliament
. Kuwait Jan.14 Emir dead  Kuwait: Sheik Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, has died, state TV reported. He was the 13th ruler of a 245-year-old dynasty

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.2 Simple funeral for King Fahd
  Saudi Arabia: Muslim leaders and Saudi princes have bid a final farewell before the body was buried in an unmarked grave Aug.1 King Fahd dead
  Saudi Arabia: The former Crown Prince Abdullah has been named the new king and Defense Minister has replaced Abdullah
May.27 King Fahd hospitalized
  Saudi Arabia: King Fahd was doing 'well' after being hospitalized earlier in the day

year 2003 Top ^

May.13   Crown prince condemns bombers   Saudi Arabia: Prince Abdullah, has appeared on state TV to denounce the deadly car bombs against Western targets in Riyadh

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B. 2018-02-26 Saudi king replaces military chiefs in shake-up Saudi Arabia
2. 2017-11-28 Prince Miteb bin Abdullah released Ritz-Carlton, Saudi Arabia
3. 2017-11-05 Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border Saudi Arabia
4. 2017-11-04 Saudi princes among dozens detained in anti-corruption purge Saudi Arabia
5. 2015-07-01 Saudi prince to donate $32bn fortune to charity Saudi Arabia
G. 2015-01-23 New Saudi king promises continuity Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2015-01-22 Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
8. 2013-06-24 Qatari emir to hand power to son Qatar
J. 2012-10-22 Qatar ruler set for key Gaza trip Qatar

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