Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz


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Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz

born 1923, king of Saudi Arabia from 1982
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Both segments of the opposition to the autocratic monarchy are beginning to air their criticisms at a time when citizens on fixed wages have seen their living standards eroded by high inflation caused by a decade of budget deficits and financial mismanagement under the rule of King Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz, including the squandering of $180 billion of foreign reserves.
RIYADH: In a royal decree yesterday Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah constituted the Supreme Judicial Council with Saleh Bin-Humaid as the president and the following judges as members: Abdul Rahman ibn Muhammad Al-Ghazzi, Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz Al-Faris, Ahmad ibn Abdul Majeed Al-Ghamdi, Dhafir ibn Muhammad Al-Qarni, Ibrahim ibn Shaye Al-Hoqail, Abdul Aziz ibn Abdul Rahman Al-Rabia and Ali ibn Abbas Hakami.
King Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz linked the reforms to "the momentous events in the recent past"--a thinly disguised reference to the seven-month-long gulf crisis and war of 1990-91.