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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal warns Saudis about fracking threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 29 (UPI) -- Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a Saudi businessman, says oil fracking could undermine the country's economy.

Saudi prince says he did not agree to commission on Gadhafi's plane

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) -- A Saudi prince testified in London he did not renege on a $10 million commission in a deal to sell a private plane to former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Lawsuit: Saudi prince claims Forbes' rich list understated his wealth

LONDON, June 7 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has filed a libel lawsuit against Forbes magazine, which he says underestimated his wealth by $9.6 billion.

Commentary: Rags to riches to rags

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- The dark side of the financial moon is the U.S. Treasury that says financial institutions file more than 15 million “suspicious activity reports” every year.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Chicagoans design 3,280-foot skyscraper

CHICAGO, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- A Chicago firm has designed what is expected to be the world's tallest building, the Kingdom Tower, set for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the builder announced.
Prince says planned mosque should be moved

Prince says planned mosque should be moved

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- A Saudi Arabian prince says a proposed mosque near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York should be moved because memories are still fresh.
Citigroup troubles could lead to sale

Citigroup troubles could lead to sale

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A precipitous slide in Citigroup Inc. shares this week has prompted talks of selling part or all of the company, sources said.

Citigroup goes abroad for big Investors

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Banking sources say China Development Bank is expected to invest nearly $2 billion to help stabilize struggling New York-based giant Citigroup.

Bill Gates, Saudi prince bid on hotels

TORONTO, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Bill Gates and a member of the Saudi royal family have offered to buy Canada's Four Seasons Hotels Inc. for $3.7 billion.

Fairmont bought by U.S.-Saudi group

TORONTO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and Colony Capital LLC of Los Angeles will pay $3.9 billion for Canada's Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Inc.

Saudi donates millions to two U.S. schools

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A Saudi businessman is donating $20 million each to Georgetown and Harvard universities to help promote interreligious understanding.

News Corp. ally comes to Murdoch's support

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A Saudi prince raised his voting stake Tuesday in News Corp., apparently to help chairman Rupert Murdoch resist a hostile takeover bid.

NYC's famed Plaza Hotel is sold

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The Plaza Hotel, New York City's nearly 100-year-old playground of the rich and famous, has been sold.

Analysis:Black Primaries: Israel 2 Arabs 0

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The sound defeats of two five-term House incumbents -- 60-year old Congressman Earl Hilliard (D-Ala.) by a 34-year-old challenger, Artur Davis, in an Alabama De
JAMES CHAPIN, UPI Political Analyst

UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 12, 2002

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- News, notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press Intern
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Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal (also spelled Waleed bin Talal) (Arabic: الوليد بن طلال بن عبد العزيز آلسعود‎; born 7 March 1955) is a Saudi Arabian/Lebanese billionaire and member of the Saudi royal family. He is the nephew of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. An entrepreneur and international investor but without real political power within the House of Saud or in Saudi Arabia, he has amassed a fortune through investments in real estate and the stock market.

He is founder and CEO of Kingdom Holding Company. As of March 2011, his net worth is estimated by Forbes at US$19.6 billion, making him the 26th richest person in the world. This listing also ranks him as the richest Saudi Arabian in the world. He has been nicknamed by Time magazine as the Arabian Warren Buffett.

Al-Waleed bin Talal was born to Talal ibn Abd al-Aziz, the son of the founding King of Saudi Arabia, Abdul Aziz Al Saud and Princess Mona El-Solh, daughter of Riad as-Solh, Lebanon's first Prime Minister. He is Prince Talal's second son.

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