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Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia orders Kuwaiti child to be transferred to Riyadh for treatment

It has been announced from Jeddah that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a member of the Royal Family in Saudi Arabia has stepped in and ordered the transfer of a very sick Kuwaiti child from a local maternity hospital in Kuwait to a state-of-the-art medical facility in Riyadh. Eleven-month-old Noora Al-Mutairi requires treatment for pneumonia and will be transferred from a maternity hospital in…
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Saudi Arabian prince killed in helicopter crash

On Sunday, the helicopter carrying a Saudi Arabian prince crashed killing him and seven others. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin was a son of former Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz who served as Crown Prince for four months in 2015 until he was forced out by his brother, King Salman. The crash occurred near the country’s border with Yemen according to the state media. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin…
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King Salman of Saudi Arabia signs order which allows women to drive

King Salman of Saudi Arabia’shas issued a decree which allows women to be given driving licences according to state media. From June 2018, women driver will be allowed on the road for the first time in the country’s history. Currently, Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world which bans women from driving. Some Saudi women have been fined and imprisoned for driving in the…
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King of Saudi Arabia names son as new Crown Prince

His Majesty King Salman of Saudi Arabia has named his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Mohammed replaces the King’s nephew as His Majesty’s heir. The announcement came just after midnight through a royal decree sent out to the Saudi Press Agency. It shocked the Saudi establishment, although some others had suspected that the changed was…
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