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Salman of Saudi Arabia: King of Saudi Arabia
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been the King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques since 23 January 2015.

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Trump, Saudi king reaffirm defense ties amid tensions

President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman spoke by phone on Friday and "reaffirmed the strong United States-Saudi defense partnership," the White House said, amid tensions over Saudi's oil..
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Saudi Arabia scraps execution for those who committed crimes as minors: Commission

Saudi Arabia will no longer impose the death sentence on individuals who committed crimes while still minors, the state-backed Human Rights Commission (HRC) said in a statement, citing a royal decree..
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Saudi king Salman approves performing Tarawih in the two holy mosques

Saudi king Salman approved performing Tarawih in the two holy mosques and reducing them with the continued suspension of entry of pilgrims, the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques' Affairs said in a..
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Saudi Arabia, Russia, U.S. welcome outcome of OPEC+ meeting: SPA

Saudi Arabia's king Salman, Russia's president Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump welcomed the outcome of OPEC+ meeting during a joint phone call, Saudi state news agency SPA said on..
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Kremlin says leaders of Russia, U.S., Saudi Arabia support OPEC+ oil deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman all supported the OPEC+ deal to cut global crude output, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
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Saudi Arabia extends coronavirus curfew, UAE warns on worker repatriation

Saudi Arabia's King Salman extended a nationwide curfew until further notice due to the new coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Sunday, after the kingdom reported more than 300 new infections on..
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Saudi Arabia extends coronavirus curfew indefinitely

Saudi Arabia's King Salman extended a nationwide curfew until further notice due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Sunday, after the kingdom reported more than 300 new..
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Saudi King approves extension of curfew until further notice: SPA

Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved an extension of the kingdom's curfew until further notice due to the rate at which the coronavirus is currently spreading, the state news agency (SPA) reported early..
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Kremlin says Putin, Trump, Saudi king seek to stabilise oil trade

Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman, discussed the OPEC+ oil group meeting in a phone call on Friday and confirmed their aim was to stabilise..
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Saudi king, Trump, Putin review importance of cooperation between oil producing countries

Saudi Arabia's King Salman, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin reviewed, in a phone call, the importance of cooperation between oil producing countries, after Thursday's..
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Trump says he had good call with Russia's Putin, Saudi king on oil

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had a good conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's King Salman and expected that OPEC and other countries would be..
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Saudi king to G20: let's unite against coronavirus

Saudi Arabia's King Salman called on Thursday for G20 leaders to boost funding for a coronavirus vaccine, resume the normal flow of goods and services as soon as possible, and help developing countries..
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UAE to take part in G20 virtual summit on coronavirus

Abu Dhabi crown prince Mohamed Bin Zayed tweeted on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates would take part in a virtual G20 summit on the coronavirus to take place later on Thursday chaired by King..
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Saudi King says G20 exceptional summit to unite coronavirus efforts

Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Wednesday that as the world confronts the new coronavirus, the Group of 20 major economies will convene in an exceptional summit to come up with initiatives to unite..
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Saudi king to chair G20 leaders call on coronavirus on Thursday: statement

Saudi Arabia's King Salman will chair an extraordinary virtual meeting of the leaders from the Group of 20 major economies on March 26 to advance a global coordinated response to the coronavirus..
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Saudi king urges solidarity to overcome 'difficult period' of coronavirus

Saudi Arabia's King Salman spoke publicly on Thursday for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus, pledging to continue measures to curb its spread and urging citizens to work together to..
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Saudi Arabia detains senior royals for alleged coup plot, including king's brother: sources

Saudi Arabia has detained three senior Saudi princes including Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the king's nephew, for allegedly planning a..
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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia until Friday

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan during a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia starting on Wednesday,..
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China's Xi discusses virus outbreak with Saudi king

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday discussed the coronavirus outbreak with Saudi Arabia's King Salman by telephone, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.
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King Salman reassures Saudi Arabia's commitment to the Palestinian issue

Saudi Arabia's King Salman reassured the Kingdom's commitment to the Palestinian issue and Palestinian rights, in a phone call with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, the Saudi state news agency..
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King Salman discusses with Iraqi president need to de-escalate regional tensions

Saudi Arabia's King Salman rang Iraqi President Berham Saleh on Saturday to discuss the importance of de-escalating regional tensions, the Saudi news agency reported, after Iranian military commander..
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Saudi king orders security services to cooperate with U.S. in probe of Florida shooting

Saudi Arabia's King Salman told U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday he has directed his security services to cooperate with U.S. authorities investigating the deadly shooting at a Florida military..
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Saudi king blames Iran for "chaos", says strikes failed to hurt kingdom's development

Saudi Arabia's King Salman struck a defiant note against the kingdom's enemies, saying on Wednesday that missile and drone strikes it blames on Iran had not halted development and reiterating that..
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Saudi king says kingdom seeks political settlement in Yemen

Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Wednesday the kingdom sought a political settlement in Yemen and hoped a recent agreement signed in Riyadh would open the door to broader peace talks.
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Saudi king receives CIA chief in Riyadh: state media

Saudi Arabia's King Salman received the director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in Riyadh, the Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.
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Saudi King Salman's bodyguard shot dead by friend

Gen Abdel Aziz al-Fagham was involved in a row with a friend who killed him at a house in Jeddah.
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Saudi king's bodyguard shot dead in row with a friend in Jeddah: SPA

The long-time personal bodyguard of Saudi Arabia's King Salman was shot dead by a friend while at a private residence in the western city of Jeddah, in what the state broadcaster described as "a..
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China's Xi speaks to Saudi Arabia's King on phone: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Friday, state news agency Xinhua reported.
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Saudi king says kingdom is capable of responding to attacks

Saudi King Salman said on Tuesday that Riyadh was capable of dealing with the consequences of attacks on its installations.
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Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA

Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday.
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Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king

Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in Jeddah on Monday.
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Lebanese ex-PM Mikati: Saudi to support Lebanon

Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon", Lebanese former Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting Saudi King Salman.
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Former Lebanon PM in Riyadh: Saudi will support Lebanon

Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon", Lebanese former Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting Saudi King Salman.
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Pompeo says he discussed Gulf maritime security with Saudi king

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet on Monday he had discussed heightened tensions in the region with Saudi Arabia's King Salman during a meeting in Jeddah.
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Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil

Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security.
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