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Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud

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  • SAUDI ARABIA: Woman accuses driver of rape amid growing campaign against women's driving ban

     
    Over the last weeks there has been a growing campaign to allow women to drive for themselves in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia -- the only country in the world which prohibits women from driving and where women are forced to hire......
  • Saudi prince's planned compound referred to district attorney by L.A. city attorney

     
    The Los Angeles city attorney has asked the district attorney to investigate a Saudi prince’s plan to build an enormous compound in Benedict Canyon, according to Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz. Last month, Koretz alerted City Atty. Carmen...
  • D.A. will not prosecute Saudi prince in Tower Lane project

     
    Los Angeles DA declines to prosecute Saudi prince Abdulaziz ibn Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud who owns land in Benedict Canyon, saying there was insufficient proof that the prince or his agents lied when they sought applications to build a mansion...
  • Saudi prince invests $300 million in Twitter

     
    Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has invested $300 million in Twitter....
  • Saudi Arabia sentences hard-line cleric to five years in prison

     
    Saudi Arabia has jailed a hard-line cleric who once called for demolishing the Grand Mosque in Mecca and rebuilding it to prevent mixing between the sexes in Islam's holiest site, local media reports say....
  • Michelle Obama's uncovered head causes a stir in Saudi Arabia

    Michelle Obama's uncovered head causes a stir in Saudi Arabia
    For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live. Joining President Barack Obama for a condolence visit after the death of the King Abdullah, Mrs. Obama...
  • Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

    Obama, senior delegation meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman
    President Obama dashed from India to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in a hastily planned trip aimed at setting out on the right foot with the new leader of a key ally. Obama cut short a visit in India to be one of the first world leaders to meet with King...
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • Obama pays respects to Saudis, defends close ties with kingdom despite human rights record

    In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch. Obama's presence...
  • Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices

    Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices
    A consensus has emerged since the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will not change course on oil policy. This consensus is probably right, at least for the short term. It is, however, correct for reasons other than the ones that...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION NEW YORK Travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and mass transit churned back to service Tuesday after a storm predicted to be a crippling monster proved far less threatening than forecast. But to the north, blizzard...