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 audience also included Prince Khalid bin Fahd bin Khalid, Prince Mansour bin Saud bin Abdul Aziz, Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of State and Cabinet member Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of the Saudi National Guard Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, and a number of other princes and senior civil and military officials.
The 25-kilometres-long King Fahad Causeway was opened on November 26, 1986 by the then Emir of Bahrain Shaikh Eisa Bin Salman Al Khalifa and then Saudi King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz.
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.
Ibrahim, the brother of the late King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz's wife, was released from the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh and then went to his home where he met with his family.
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.
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 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.He arrived on Sunday in his special flight at the Dalbandin Airport, where Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Admiral Nawaf Ahmad Al-Maliki, tribal elder Haji Ali Muhammad Notezai, Chagai district Council'sChairman Dawood Khan Notezai, Deputy Commissioner Shihak Baloch and other senior officials welcomed him amid strict security arrangements.
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.Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir and Advisor to the Chief Minister on Forest and wild life, Obaidullah Babit were scheduled to welcome the Governor Tabuk but they reached at the airport late.
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. The position was passed last January to Prince Saud Bin Naif 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.