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Salman bin Abdul Aziz,

1935–, king of Saudi Arabia (2015–), b. Riyadh. Like his predecessor, King 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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, he is a son—by a different wife—of Saudi Arabia's founder, 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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. Salman served as governor of Riyadh (1955–60, 1963–2011), overseeing its growth from a midsize desert town into an international business and education center. In 2011 he was appointed defense minister, second deputy prime minister, and a member of the security council. As head of the Saudi military, he supported strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria in 2014. Salman became crown prince and first deputy prime minister in 2012, and he succeeded to the throne on Abdullah's death. In 2017, he made his son Mohammed, who was regarded as largely responsible for much government policy already, crown prince.
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4 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister received a cable of thanks from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in reply to His Royal Highness's condolences over the late HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Bander bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Feb 14, 2018, SPA -- Upon directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, who are keen to stand by Iraq in all its crises and contribute to restore its normal situation, Adel bin Ahmad Al-Jubeir, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced here today the Kingdom's allocation of $1 billion for projects of Iraq reconstruction in addition to $500 million for financing Saudi exports to Iraq.
During his visit, Yildirim will meet with King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and also with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
21 (KUNA) -- Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz held talks in Riyadh Thursday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Summary: Washington (USA) July 15 (ANI): Untied States (US) President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Friday discussed Qatar dispute.
RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as his crown prince, deposing his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, Saudi media reported.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held official talks session at Al-Yamamah Palace here today with US President Donald Trump.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's delegation included Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense; Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America; Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh; Minister of State and Cabinet's Member Dr.
Husam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz; Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Consultant at the Royal Court; Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense; Prince Naif bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; Prince Rakan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz; Dr.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, who is on an official visit to Turkey, was presented with the Order of the State by President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an in a ceremony on Tuesday.
In his cable, Shaikh Khalifa wished the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince luck and success under the wise directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, on the occasion of his ascension to the throne of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.