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A Saudi Palace Coup

David Hearst | Posted 03.25.2015 | World
David Hearst

King Abdullah's writ lasted all of 12 hours. Within that period the Sudairis, a rich and politically powerful clan within the House of Saud, which had been weakened by the late king, burst back into prominence. They produced a palace coup in all but name.

Obama: King Abdullah Held 'Passionate Belief In The Importance' Of U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama released a statement Thursday on the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. Obama's full statement: It is w...

Obama Finishes 'Very Candid' Speech To Middle East

AP/Huffington Post | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- In his latest push for an open dialogue with the Muslim world, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sought the counsel of King ...

Obama In Riyadh: Arabs Likely To Say No To More Concessions To Israel

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAIRO President Obama started his much anticipated Middle East tour on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to press the Arab nations to o...

Sam Stein

Obama "Bow" To Saudis: CNN Reporter Asks White House To Clarify

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House briefing room grew a bit chilly on Thursday after CNN reporter Dan Lothian asked press secretary Robert Gibbs to explain the current c...