Report: France and Saudi knew of 7/7 plans

LONDON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- France and Saudi Arabia had advance warning of a terror attack on Britain, according to a classified report and claims by the Saudi ambassador to London.

Veteran Saudi ambassador in U.S. resigns

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 20 (UPI) -- Saudi King Fahd accepted the resignation of Saudi ambassador in Washington Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz who served in the post for more than 20 years.

Religious leaders discuss aid issues

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Religious leaders from around the world have met in Dublin to discuss aid to developing countries, the Irish Independent reported Tuesday.

Saudi royalty objects to 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A Saudi prince has objected to Michael Moore's claims in "Fahrenheit 9/11" that scores of Saudi nationals fled the United States immediately after Sept. 11.

Britain warns citizens not to go to Saudi

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The British government on Saturday warned its citizens against traveling to Saudi Arabia unless absolutely necessary.

600 Al-qaida suspects held in Saudi

LONDON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki al-Faisal told a London conference Thursday Saudi police have arrested 600 suspected members of the al-Qaida network since May.

Immunity claimed for Saudi princes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Lawyers for two Saudi princes argued in Washington Friday their clients have immunity from lawsuits relating to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, CNN reports.

Saudis, Pakistanis worked with bin Laden

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A new book, cloaked in secrecy until Sunday, reports that top Saudi and Pakistani officials continually cooperated with Osama bin Laden.
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Prince Turki al-Faisal
Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal, the chairman of King Faisal Center of Research and Islamic Studies attends the World Economic Forum on the shores of Jordan's Dead Sea on Saturday May 19, 2007. Approximately 1500 participants from 50 countries attended the conference. (UPI PHOTO)

Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud, known also as Turki Al Faisal, (born 1945) was the Director General of Saudi Arabia's intelligence agency Al Mukhabarat Al A'amah, and subsequently served as ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States. He is one of the founders of the King Faisal Foundation. He serves as Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. He is a member of the Saudi royal family.

He is considered the leading candidate to become the next Foreign Minister. He has become a prominent royal advocate for a Palestinian state.

He is the grandson of the late King Abdul-Aziz and is the son of the late King Faisal. He is the brother of Foreign Minister Prince Saud and Prince Khalid, Governor of the Makkah Province. He is a nephew of the present King Abdullah.

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