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Saudi Arabia's King Fahd Dies

A 30-year era ended in Saudi Arabia Monday when King Fahd bin Abdulaziz al Saud succumbed to his numerous ailments and died in a Riyadh hospital at the age of...

Reeling In An Imam

Sheik Khaled al-Harbi got his first few minutes of fame in an hourlong video that aired around the world in December 2001. In it, the radical Saudi imam praised...

A Saudi School for Scandal

On a clear, chilly October morning, Mahmoud Abdelwahab leads a group of about 200 Muslim parents as they march on Bonn's city hall to protest efforts to shut...

After 9: Keys to the Kingdom

THE RULING FAMILY KING FAHD Prime Minister Ruler since 1982, he began to diversify the country's economy. He suffered a debilitating stroke in 1995 CROWN PRINCE...

Center Of The Storm

The North London Central Mosque was founded in 1990 by mostly Bangladeshi worshipers. Prince Charles allegedly supported the project, after touring the shabby...

Inside Saudi Arabia

When U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld turned up at an ornate royal palace in Saudi Arabia last week, he shook hands with ailing King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz...

11 Years Ago In TIME

With the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, Saudi Arabia was thrust into a spotlight its royal family never sought. By agreeing to accept U.S. troops in exchange...

Saudi Arabia

Forgive yourself if you didn't know that Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud spent six days in Washington last week. Apart from Beltway commuters who...

A MONARCH IN NAME ONLY

The end of an era has arrived in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter and the anchor of the Arab world--although the Saudis themselves will not say it...

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