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  • Jordan govt declares 3-day mourning over Saudi king’s death

    Jordan govt declares 3-day mourning over Saudi king’s death

    Date: 2015-01-23 10:58:40 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:1805253

    The Jordanian government under Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour declared a three-day state mourning during which flags will be flown at half mast over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz al Saud. In a statement, the Jordanian government ....

  • Araby in Riyadh to offer condolences over King’s death

    Araby in Riyadh to offer condolences over King’s death

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:49:40 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:1803949

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el Araby will visit Riyadh Friday to offer condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, the pan-Arab body’s secretariat announced. King Abdullah, who breathed his last in the early hours of ....

  • Abbas mourns death of Saudi king

    Abbas mourns death of Saudi king

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:44:14 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:1803897

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Friday mourned the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz. Abbas announced a three-day national mourning over the king's death. He is heading to Riyadh later today to personally extend condolences to ....

  • Hagel mourns death of Saudi king

    Hagel mourns death of Saudi king

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:42:57 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:1803869

    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel mourned Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz who died in the early hours of Friday. In a statement by the Defense Secretary, Hagel called the king "a powerful voice for tolerance, moderation and peace — in the ....

  • Pakistani president, PM grieved over demise of Saudi King

    Pakistani president, PM grieved over demise of Saudi King

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:41:27 GMT - Pakistan - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:1803849

    Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz of Saudi Arabia, according to Geo.TV. In a message, Hussain paid tribute to ....

  • US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Saudi Arabia in coming days

    US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Saudi Arabia in coming days

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:40:38 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:1803837

    US Vice President Joe Biden will lead a delegation on a trip to Saudi Arabia in the coming days to express condolences over the death of King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, Biden said in a statement. "King Abdullah's death is a great loss for his ....

  • British PM mourns Saudi King

    British PM mourns Saudi King

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:37:41 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:1803793

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he was "deeply saddened" to hear of the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, according to the BBC. The prime minister said the king would be remembered for his "commitment to peace ....

  • Obama offers condolences to Saudi people

    Obama offers condolences to Saudi people

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:35:21 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:1803745

    US President Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia over the death of King Abdullah bin Adel Aziz, ABC news reported Friday. "As a leader, he was always candid and had the courage of his ....

  • UN mourns Saudi king

    UN mourns Saudi king

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:32:07 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:1803693

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon extended his condolences to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah ben Abdul Aziz Saud on Friday. A UN statement said the secretary general "has learnt with sadness of the passing of the Custodian of ....

  • Saudi King Abdullah dies

    Saudi King Abdullah dies

    Date: 2015-01-23 08:30:14 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:1803673

    Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died, the state TV said in a statement. "His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and all members of the family and the nation mourn the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin ....

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