Latest Fahd of Saudi Arabia Stories
Saudi Arabia-based King Fahad Medical City has implemented a healthcare solution built on a foundation of unified-communications-ready technology from Nortel to enhancing care and managing costs for its four hospitals, 269 primary clinics and more than 650,000 patients annually.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah pardoned five activists on Monday, including three sentenced to up to nine years in jail for calling for political reforms in the absolute monarchy, state television said.
By Dominic Evans RIYADH (Reuters) - Despite the advanced age of both King Abdullah and his new crown prince, the new Saudi ruler may break with precedent and avoid naming a second-in-line rather than appoint a conservative opposed to his planned reforms.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney and former President Bush arrived in Saudi Arabia on Friday to offer condolences to King Abdullah over the death of King Fahd. The U.S.
By Mariam Isa and Laith Abou-Ragheb RIYADH (Reuters) - Thousands of Saudi men thronged into a cavernous marble-lined palace to pledge allegiance to their new King Abdullah on Wednesday in a ceremony which completes the transition of power from the late King Fahd.
By Mariam Isa RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi religious and tribal leaders gathered to pledge allegiance on Wednesday to their new King Abdullah in a ceremony which completes the transition of power from the late King Fahd, who died on Monday.
NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Soldiers surrounded Mauritania's state radio station on Wednesday and blocked off streets around the presidency building while President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya was out of the country, a witness said. "State radio has been off air since this morning.
By Dominic Evans and Laith Abou-Ragheb RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Fahd was buried in a simple unmarked grave on Tuesday after a brief funeral to mourn the monarch who ruled the oil superpower for more than two turbulent decades.
By Dominic Evans and Laith Abou-Ragheb RIYADH (Reuters) - Muslim presidents and prime ministers joined ordinary Saudis to pray for the soul of King Fahd on Tuesday at a modest funeral in keeping with the kingdom's austere Islamic tradition.
By Dominic Evans and Laith Abou-Ragheb RIYADH (Reuters) - Muslim kings, presidents and prime ministers gathered in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay their last respects to King Fahd at a modest funeral in keeping with the kingdom's austere Islamic tradition.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.