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Saudi prince kills about 2,000 endangered birds on safari

Saudi prince kills about 2,000 endangered birds on safari

CHAGAI, Pakistan, April 22 (UPI) -- Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud killed almost 2,000 nearly extinct hourbara bustards while on a 21-day hunting trip in Pakistan.
Aileen Graef

New Saudi spymaster marks shift in policy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 26 (UPI) -- The appointment of Prince Bandar bin Sultan as head of Saudi Arabia's principal intelligence service is seen as a shift toward a more aggressive foreign policy.

Ban lauds Saudi ruler's actions on oil

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 16 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he welcomes Saudi Arabia's offer to host a summit of major oil producers to address soaring fuel prices.

Cheney to visit Middle East, Turkey

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney will visit Turkey and several Middle Eastern countries to discuss "issues of mutual interest," Cheney's office said Monday.

U.N. reacts to death of Saudi Arabian king

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The United Nations has expressed deepest condolences on the death of Fahd Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

Charismatic Abdullah is Saudi new king

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Charismatic Crown Prince Abdullah, who succeeded his half-brother King Fahd Monday, has effectively ruled Saudi Arabia since 1995.

Fahd: Saudi King for over two decades

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Saudi King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, who died Monday at the age of 83, ruled the oil-rich kingdom since 1982, succeeding his late brother, King Khalid.

Singapore seeks closer ties with S. Arabia

SINGAPORE, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Singapore Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has arrived in Saudi Arabia for a six-day official visit seeking closer economic ties with the Kingdom.

Saudi falcons to be freed in Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, May 17 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia has donated 41 falcons to Kazakhstan to help boost the population in the wild, local media reported Monday.

Mideast TV to air 'greatest Arabs' series

JERUSALEM, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC) of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will soon launch a new series showcasing the "greatest Arabs" of all time.

Pakistan to sell Saudis nuke expertise

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Pakistan has reportedly has agreed to exchange nuclear weapons technology for low-cost Saudi Arabian oil, according to a ranking Pakistani insider.

Russia and Saudi Arabia sign agreement

MOSCOW, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The world's top oil producers, Saudi Arabia and Russia, have agreed to work together to stabilize world crude markets, the Moscow Times reported.

Feature: Israel to join elite space club

The Israeli post office issued a new stamp in December showcasing the country''s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon, who is scheduled to fly on space shuttle Columbia on Thursday.
IRENE BROWN, UPI Science News

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

BUT CAN SHE PLAY ?FREEBIRD?? Former Attorney General Janet Reno kicks off the ?Red Truck Tour? this week as she looks for votes in the race for governor of Florida.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Saudi princess gets passport back

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- An Orlando judge on Friday temporarily returned the passport of a Saudi Arabian princess arrested in December for allegedly beating her live-in maid.
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WPC2000061302 - 13 JUNE 2000 - CALGARY, AB, CANADA: His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud, Adviser, The Ministery of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for Saudi Arabia sits at Alberta Premier Ralph Klein's table during the OPEC Luncheon in Calgary's Hyatt Regency Imperial Ballroom at the 16th World Petroleum Congress, June 13. hr/H. Ruckemann UPI
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