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SAUDI ARABIA: THE DEATH OF A DESERT MONARCH

Even though it was the anniversary of the birth of the Prophet Mohammed, and thus an Islamic holiday, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia had a busy schedule. At 10...

A Letter From The Publisher, Jan. 6, 1975

As a crucial decision maker and a symbol of Arab petropower, Saudi Arabia's King Faisal is TIME'S Man of the Year. Throughout 1974, Faisal's actions about oil...

SAUDI ARABIA: Death for the Assassin

"Regard not those killed for the sake of Allah as dead, for they are alive beside him, resplendent in his favor and rejoicing . . ." With those words in homage...

A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 7, 1975

Big events are routine to TIME, but the past seven days were so full of shocks and surprises that editors had a hard time remembering a week like it. The U.S...

Special Section: QUIET KING, STRONG PRINCE

One reason for the enduring success of the House of Saud is that in moments of crisis its members stand together. Last week the princes demonstrated family...

A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 10, 1975

"I may be saying things that I would not tell many other people," Saudi Arabia's King Faisal cautioned while discussing the Arab-Israeli conflict with some...

EGYPT: Salvaging Suez

On the outskirts of the city of Suez stand twin six-foot portraits of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Saudi Arabia's King Faisal. The pictures symbolize...

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