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King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (popular as King Abdullah) is the King of Saudi Arabia. He is the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

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Masimo Donates $5 Million in Medical Equipment to Assist Jordan in Providing Healthcare to Over 1 Million Syrian Refugees
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SABIC Announces Strategic Collaborations with CIPET and CSIR to Strengthen Academic and Research Capabilities of the Indian Chemical Industry

Judicial Watch: State Department Documents Reveal Rushed Approval of Hillary Clinton Memoir, Classified Information Concerns on Book's Iran Chapter
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2015) - Judicial Watch today released documents from the Department of State revealing that State Department officials ordered rushed approval of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's manuscript for her memoir Hard Choices

Cray Global Growth Continues With Opening of New EMEA Headquarters in the United Kingdom
Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced the establishment of its European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters at the Company's new office in Bristol, United Kingdom

World's largest engine power plant by Wärtsilä to be inaugurated today in Jordan
Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 29 April 2015 at 9:30 am EET

US President Obama cancels visit to Taj Mahal
Obama cut shorts India visit, to fly to Saudi Arabia from India

Cray Awarded $80 Million Contract From King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ: CRAY) today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia with multiple Cray systems that span the Company's line of compute, storage and analytics products. The contract with KAUST marks Cray's return to the Middle East for the first time in nearly 20 years.

Bombardier and CSR Puzhen Announce Joint Venture for Monorail and Automated People Mover Projects
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and CSR Nanjing Puzhen Co. Ltd (CSR Puzhen), two of the world's largest rail suppliers, have signed an agreement to create a joint venture to develop and manufacture INNOVIA vehicles for urban and airport transit systems

INFORUM Hosts Marissa Mayer and Marc Benioff at The Castro Theatre
INFORUM, The Commonwealth Club's Innovation Lab, announced today that it will host Marissa Mayer on Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014 for an interview conducted by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of, at The Castro Theatre. Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! since 2012, will receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award

Publicis Groupe Lights Up the Champs Elysées With a Digital Light Show

KONE wins order for Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower, the world's tallest building
KONE Corporation, press release, June 5, 2014

A Global Opportunity: WindStream's 2014 Roadmap
NORTH VERNON, IN--(Marketwired - March 31, 2014) - WindStream Technologies (OTCQB: WSTI)

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa Hosts King Abdullah II of Jordan and Governor Jerry Brown
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA--(Marketwired - February 19, 2014) - The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa hosted King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein of Jordan and California governor Jerry Brown last Friday for meetings that included discussions on drought, the efficient use of water and renewable energy

Ben Rattray of to Receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award
INFORUM at The Commonwealth Club announced today that Ben Rattray, CEO of, will receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award on February 26th at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.

KONE strengthens its position in Saudi Arabia by increasing its ownership in KONE Areeco Ltd. to 50%
KONE Corporation, press release, January 13, 2014

World economic thinkers and business leaders examine disruptive undercurrents at play around the world on September 19-20 at the 13th Global Business Forum in Banff

PCS Discusses $685K Saudi Arabia STEM Contract
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (OTCQB: PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be featured on on Friday, September 13th discussing the recent $685,000 contract with T4EDU, a company that administrates contracting and projects for the Ministry of Education in Saudi Arabia.

Retirement of Chief Technology Officer Werner Bauer, Appointment of Stefan Catsicas
Nestlé S.A. /Retirement of Chief Technology Officer Werner Bauer, Appointment of Stefan Catsicas . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Bechtel to Manage Saudi Megaproject for Ma'aden
Bechtel has been awarded the overall program management contract for the King Abdullah project for Waad Al Shamaal City development by Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden). Bechtel, which developed the megaproject's master plan, will oversee the engineering and construction of the planned city and industrial complex, near Turayf in northern Saudi Arabia

World Water Experts to Lead Search for Solutions at the International Water Summit 2013
With 40 per cent of the world predicted to live in water-scarce regions by 2025, the search for solutions will be a key priority for the inaugural International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi from 15-17 January 2013 where the world's foremost water experts will gather to share their insights with companies and government delegations

Religious Leaders and Others Come Together in the Name of Dialogue

Cecile Richards to Receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award
Cecile Richards, the nation's celebrated paragon of women's rights, will receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award on Oct. 10th at The Castro Theatre in San Francisco.

SkyFuel Enters Saudi Arabia Solar Power Market
SkyFuel, Inc. has confirmed plans to enter the solar thermal market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with their high performance parabolic trough collector, and seeks local partners to establish its presence there

Cubic to Spotlight Jordanian Training Systems During SOFEX
Cubic will showcase the advanced training systems it has developed for the Kingdom of Jordan and other Middle Eastern nations during the Special Operations and Homeland Security Exhibition (SOFEX) exhibition from May 7-10 at King Abdullah I Airbase in Jordan

Dave Eggers to Receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award
Dave Eggers, best-selling author, publisher, and humanitarian, will receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award on March 22nd at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, California.

President Obama returns calls to world leaders after re-election
Obama returns calls to world leaders who congratulated him on re-election

Syria acknowledges possession of weapons of mass destruction
Syria says that it would not hold back using chemical and biological weapons against external aggression

Assad's wife flees to Russia as fresh fighting is reported in Damascus
Assad reported to have moved to to coastal city of Latakia as 'decisive battle' begins; David Cameron asks Assad to step down; Crucial UN Security Council votes today

Jordan King warns Syrian chemical weapons could be seized by al-Qaeda
Says it will take years for Syria to come to normalcy if situation deteriorates

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef dies
Saudi Arabia's heir apparent and interior minister prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has dead in Geneva, the pan-Arab Al Jazeera TV reported Saturday.

Saudi woman confronts religious police for trying to chastise her for 'painted nails'
A Saudi woman confronted members of the country's religious police after they accused her of breaking strict modesty rules with her painted nails.

Kidnapped Saudi diplomat in Yemen asks for quick release
A Saudi Arabian diplomat appeared in a video on Saturday for the first time since he was kidnapped in March, asking the Saudi authorities to meet al-Qaida' s demands in order to secure his release.

Saudi King sacks hardline adviser critical of gender mixing
Saudi King Abdullah has reportedly sacked one of his most hardline advisers who opposed moves to relax gender segregation.

Saudi King calls for reopening of embassy in Egypt following tense standoff
The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, has ordered the reopening of the country's embassy at Cairo.

Saudi Arabia closes embassy in Egypt amid protests over detention of activist
Saudi Arabia has closed its embassy in the Egyptian capital and recalled its ambassador in the wake of protests over the arrest of a human rights lawyer.

Syrian activists losing hope of unseating Assad as violence against protestors continues
Syrian activists are losing hope about being able to oust President Bashar al-Assad as his government continues to ignore international calls for a ceasefire, and carries on with its bloody crackdown of pro-democracy protestors.

Wild almond tree oil 'may help combat obesity and diabetes'
Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that a future weapon in the battle against obesity and diabetes could come in the form of an oil derived from the seeds of wild almond trees.

PM condoles demise of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has condoled the demise of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.

Saudi women free to run, vote in 2015 municipal elections without male approval
Women in Saudi Arabia will not need any consent from their male counterparts to run or vote in municipal elections in 2015.

Pak to send back Osama's two wives, children to Saudi Arabia
Pakistan plans to soon send back the two wives and children of the former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to Saudi Arabia.

Jordan's King Abdullah becomes first Arab leader to urge Syria's Assad to quit
Jordan's King Abdullah has become the first Arab leader to openly call on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

Saudi Arabia king names new Defense and Aviation Minister
Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud has appointed Prince Salman as the kingdom's new Defense and Aviation Minister.

'Hardline' Saudi Interior Minister Nayef bin Abdulaziz named new crown prince
Saudi Interior Minister, Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been appointed as the new crown prince by Saudi Arabian King Abdullah, the royal court said in a statement broadcast by state television.

Saudi Arabia bestows highest civil award on Pakistani hero posthumously
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has honoured a Pakistani man who had laid his life to save 14 others from drowning during torrential rains in Jeddah back in 2009.

Saudi Arabia may face backlash for appointing 'hardline conservative prince' as heir apparent
The decision of making Saudi Arabian Interior Minister Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz's successor, could cause a popular backlash against the rulers of the world's biggest oil producer, a human rights activist has warned.

Nayef likely heir apparent after Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan death
Saudi Arabia's veteran Interior Minister Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz will be the likely successor to King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince passes away
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz has died abroad after a prolonged illness, the country's Royal Court has said in a statement.

Saudi King Abdullah saves woman from 10 lashes for breaking car driving ban
Saudi King Abdullah has revoked a sentence of ten lashes imposed on a woman for defying the nation's ban on women driving.

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