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Who Will be the Next King of Saudi Arabia?

GlobalResearch 19 Jan 2022
Prince Ahmad sits on a Royal family body which is charged with the approval of the accession to the throne of Saudi Arabia ... Trump’s famous speech about the US being the only thing holding the Saudi King on his throne reinforced MBS’s resolve to distance the royal family from the US.
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Saudi royal family descendants of Jews: Iranian general

The Siasat Daily 18 Jan 2022
The commander of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy recently said that the ruling royal family members in Saudi Arabia were actually Jewish, and that their conflict with Iran harkens back to the seventh century battles between Muslim and Jewish tribes, Jerusalem Post reported.
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Andy Murray turned down offers up to £1.5million to play in Saudi Arabia over human ...

The Daily Mail 15 Jan 2022
Andy Murray rejected the chance to play money-spinning exhibition matches in Saudi Arabia over concerns about human rights in the gulf state ... Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who had frequently criticised the state's royal family, was brutally murdered in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul in 2018 ... Andy Murray fights back the tears as he thanks his family...
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In fresh provocation, Hezbollah hosts anti-Saudi Beirut conference

The Arab Weekly 13 Jan 2022
The conference was attended by Saudi opposition figures as well as members of Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militias ... Among the little-known Saudi figures who attended the conference were Fouad Ibrahim, Abbas Sadeq, Hamza al-Hassan and Sheikh Jasem Mahmoud Ali who blasted the Saudi royal family for Nimr’s death ... “To bring down the Saudi regime.”.
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Hezbollah hosts conference in Beirut for Saudi opposition

San Francisco Chronicle 12 Jan 2022
The conference was attended by Saudi opposition figures as well as members of Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels ... Among the little-known Saudi figures who attended the conference were Fouad Ibrahim, Abbas Sadeq, Hamza al-Hassan and Sheikh Jasem Mahmoud Ali who blasted the Saudi royal family for al-Nimr’s death.
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Saudi princess released from jail

Egypt Independent 11 Jan 2022
Saudi authorities�have released a princess and her daughter who�had been detained without charge�for nearly three years, her legal adviser said on Saturday. Princess Basmah Bint Saud bin Abdulaziz al Saud, 57, is a businesswoman, rights activist and member of the Saudi royal family ... The Saudi government has never publicly commented on the case.
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Human rights groups welcome Saudi princess, daughter release

The New Arab 10 Jan 2022
She was detained in the same facility as predominant Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul, released in February last year and subjected to physical abuse and torture during her detention, according to her family. " thought that her family connections would give her cover," said one senior Saudi royal in exile.
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Saudi princess and daughter released but other royals still locked up

The Irish Times 09 Jan 2022
Princess Basmah was among a number of prominent Saudi activists, dissidents and members of the royal family either jailed or put under house arrest during the rise of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has consolidated his grip on the kingdom since his father, King Salman, ascended to the throne in 2015.
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Saudi princess Basma released after nearly three years in jail

The Siasat Daily 09 Jan 2022
57-year-old, Princess Basma, a businesswoman, activist and member of the royal family, went missing in March 2019 along with her adult daughter Souhoud Al-Sharif ... Pressure on Saudi Arabia ... The authorities in the Kingdom carried out a massive campaign of arrests over the past years, including members of the royal family and influential figures.
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NON-FICTION: THE PAK-SAUDI ROLLERCOASTER

Dawn 09 Jan 2022
While the relationship between the Saudi royal family and Wahhabism “over 300 years” has been adequately explained, what is missing in the book is the tragic end of the first and second Saudi states, and the role played by the OttomansAlbanian governor Mehmet Ali Pasha and his ...
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Saudi princess, daughter released after almost 3 years in jail

Press TV 09 Jan 2022
Saudi authorities have released Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a businesswoman and an outspoken human rights advocate, and her daughter, who had been detained without charge for nearly three years ... Princess Basmah built a reputation as an outspoken member of the Saudi royal family.
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Turkish President Erdogan to visit Saudi Arabia in February

The Siasat Daily 04 Jan 2022
Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Saudi Arabia next month, in an effort to repair Turkey’s relations with its regional rival, amid attempts to get out of the economic crisis ... The 59-year-old has been close to the Saudi royal family for decades and has also worked as an adviser to the government.
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Female collective aims to revive traditional Najdi building styles in Riyadh

Arab News 31 Dec 2021
Newcomers to Riyadh who visit At-Turaif, the historic district in Diriyah and the original home of the Saudi royal family, are invariably enchanted by the many mud brick buildings made in traditional Najdi architectural style ... The pair believe that a contemporary Najdi language is needed in Saudi architecture today.

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