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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.
By United Press International

Britain denies claim to King Fahd's money

LONDON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A Palestinian-born woman in England has lost her bid for a cut of the late Saudi King Fahd's fortune, despite her claim that she married him and had a daughter.

3 Kuwaitis walk to Saudi to pay condolence

KUWAIT CITY, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Three Kuwaiti youth walked from Kuwait City to eastern Saudi Arabia under smothering desert sun to offer condolences for the death of Saudi King Fahd.

Arab states observe official mourning

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Arab countries deplored Monday the death of Saudi King Fahd and announced three days of official mourning with flags flying at half staff.

Oil production unaffected by king's death

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Saudi oil production, supply and exports are going on normally despite the death of Saudi King Fahd, Saudi oil company, ARAMCO, said Monday.

Saudi King Fahd is dead

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Saudi King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz died Monday in a Riyadh hospital after a long illness, sending the price of oil soaring over $61 a barrel. His death, at times er

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.

Saudi king Fahd dies at 83

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Saudi King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz died Monday in a Riyadh hospital. He was 83.

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.

King Fahd not suffering dangerous illness

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 23 (UPI) -- Saudi King Fahd, who has been hospitalized for four weeks, is not suffering from any dangerous illness, an official said Thursday.

Saudi King Fahd out of hospital soon

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 31 (UPI) -- Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz said Tuesday Saudi King Fahd's health is improving continuously and he will be out of hospital soon.

Saudi king vows to exterminate terrorism

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Saudi King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz vowed Friday in an address to more than 2 million Muslim pilgrims in Mecca to eradicate terrorism.

Jordan's king to visit Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 11 (UPI) --

Pakistani president meets Saudi rulers

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf met Tuesday with Saudi King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah to discuss U.S. threats to strike Iraq and the Pakistani-Indian crisis. Musharraf, who arrived in Riyadh for a two-day official visit, also reviewed present Is
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