Fahd bin Abdul Aziz

Fahd bin Abdul Aziz

(fäd ĭb`ən ăbdo͝ol` ăzēz`), 1923–2005, king of Saudi Arabia (1982–2005). A son of Ibn SaudIbn Saud
(Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud) , c.1880–1953, founder of Saudi Arabia and its first king. His family, with its regular seat at Riyadh in the Nejd, were the traditional leaders of the ultraorthodox Wahhabi movement in Islam.
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, the founder of Saudi Arabia, Fahd served as education minister (1953–62) and interior minister (1962–75) and was named (1975) crown prince by his half-brother King KhalidKhalid bin Abd al-Aziz al-Saud
, 1913–82, king of Saudi Arabia (1975–82). He became king after the assassination of his half-brother Faisal. The son of Ibn Saud, the founder of Saudi Arabia, he was the third of Ibn Saud's sons to become king.
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. He was a powerful shaper of Saudi foreign and domestic policy under Khalid, on whose death (1982) he succeeded to the throne. Fahd's decision to permit U.S. and other foreign forces to based in Saudi Arabia after the invasion of Kuwait was controversial and offended many Muslims. He encouraged limited modernization of Saudi Arabia, but the new constitution (1992) that established an appointed consultative national council left unchanged the royal family's control of the government. As a result of Fahd's prolonged illness following a 1995 stroke, de facto authority rested with Crown Prince AbdullahAbdullah bin Abdul Aziz
, 1924–2015, king of Saudi Arabia (2005–15), b. Riyadh. Like his predecessor, King Fahd, he was a son of Saudi Arabia's founder, Ibn Saud, but by a different wife.
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 during the final years of his reign.
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The late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, had many visits to Britain, including visits in 1975, 1976, 1980, when he was crown prince - and in 1987 after he took over.
QUETTA: Governor of the Tabuk province of Saudi Arabia and member of the Saudi royal family Prince Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud arrived in Dalbandin area of Balochistan's Chaghi district for hunting the endangered houbara bustard.
Summary: Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], Jan 8 (ANI): The governor of Tabuk province of Saudi Arabia Prince Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud had reportedly arrived in the Dalbandin area of Balochistan's Chaghi district in Pakistan for hunting an endangered bird specie.
QUETTA -- Governor of Tabuk and member of the Saudi royal family Prince Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud arrived in Dalbandin, the headquarters of Chagai district, on Sunday for hunting houbara bustard.
QUETTA: -The Governor of Tabuk and member of the ruling royal Saudi family, Prince Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud reached Dalbandin on a hunting trip of Houbara Bustardon Saturdayin his special plane.
1987 - King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz opened the eighth GCC summit in Riyadh, cautioning Iran against prolonging its war with Iraq and warning that the seven-year-old conflict might be broadened to involve other powers.
RIYADH: Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, president of the "Fahd: Spirit of Leadership" Exhibition, has underlined the importance of Souq Okaz.
On the sidelines of the conference, the minister met with the General President of Youth Welfare in the Kingdom, Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, and discussed sports affairs, in addition to bilateral ties in the aspect of sports.
The region's Emir was until recently Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz.
Under the patronage of Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, Emir of the Eastern Region, SAOGE 2010 was opened by Zareeb bin Saeed Ali-Qahtani, under-secretary of the Eastern Province.
Here, too, there is another relevant picture: That of the Lebanese politicians gathering around the Emir of Qatar the day General Michel Suleiman was elected president, just like they had once stood around King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz in al-Taef.
Later on Monday, state news agency SPA reported that the governor of Eastern Province, Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, against whom graffiti was painted on walls in the streets of Qatif city, had met Shiite dignitaries.