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Lindsay Lohan has “platonic and respectful” relationship with Saudi Crown Prince

American actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, 33, has a “platonic and respectful” relationship with Saudi Arabia’s 34-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to Lohan’s father, Michael. Rumours began circulating over the summer about Lindsay Lohan’s relationship with the staunchly religious prince called MBS with some rumours going as far as to claim they were…
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Saudi Prince named foreign minister

A Saudi Prince has been named Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by King Salman via Royal Decree. This was part of a parital cabinet reshuffle taking place to help improve the kingdom’s image after the death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal…
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Personal bodyguard of King Salman of Saudi Arabia killed in personal dispute

King Salman of Saudi Arabia’s personal bodyguard, named as Maj. Gen. Abdulaziz Al-Fagham, was killed in a personal dispute on Saturday night. The bodyguard was shot dead at a property in Jeddah by a friend after a “personal dispute,” according to the state news agency. No further details were given regarding the incident. Saudi state television tweeted the news saying…
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King Salman issues Royal Decree giving women more freedom for travel

King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a Royal Decree this week that Saudi women will no longer need to acquire permission from a “male guardian” (husband, father, brother, etc.) to obtain a passport, travel or work in another step forward for women’s rights in the kingdom. The decree, written in a gender-neutral manner according to Arab News, was issued on 29 July stresses the…
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Saudi King's older brother dies

King Salman of Saudi Arabia’s older half-brother, Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died yesterday evening in Jeddah at the age of 96, the Saudi Press Agency confirmed late Sunday quoting the Saudi Royal Court. Prayers will be held today after the Isha prayers at…
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King Salman approves hosting US troops in Saudi Arabia for regional security

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has approved hosting the United States military in his country to bolster both stability and security, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The SPA quoted a Ministry of Defence official who said US troops would enter the kingdom “to increase joint cooperation in defence of regional security and stability and to preserve its peace.” The Saudi Foreign…
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