July 30, 1987 |
A drug dealer was executed by beheading in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh on Wednesday, Riyadh radio reported.
October 23, 1990 |
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived Monday on an unscheduled visit to Saudi Arabia to inspect Egyptian troops stationed in the northeast area near the Saudi-Kuwaiti border, officials said. Mubarak is also expected to confer with King Fahd.
April 10, 1993 |
Seven convicted criminals--three Pakistanis, three Saudi nationals and an Egyptian--were beheaded Friday in Saudi Arabia for murder, rape and drug trafficking. The executions bring the total beheaded in the kingdom to more than 30 this year.
May 29, 2002
*--* World Cup record: Played seven (2-4-1); goals for: seven; goals against: 13 Best finish: Second round in 1994 1998 showing: Eliminated in first round Coach: Nasser Al-Johar. This is Al-Johar's second stint as Saudi Arabia's coach, returning to the team in 2001 just in time to salvage a struggling qualification campaign.
April 1, 1988 |
The United States ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Hume A. Horan, is leaving his post after only six months because of a personality conflict with King Fahd, a State Department official said today. Horan is expected to be replaced by career diplomat Walter L. Cutler, a former ambassador to Saudi Arabia who was succeeded by Horan last September, the official said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 1990
Saudi Arabia's recent political actions repressing women make it clear that the United States is not in the Persian Gulf to protect freedom, democracy or human rights. We should not use our resources or the men and women of our armed forces to defend the interests of a country that subjugates a segment of its people. We will never set the moral standard for the world as long as we continue to compromise our principles. ROCHELLE M. LINDSEY JODY COHAN Los Angeles
January 8, 1988 |
Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci traveled to Saudi Arabia on Thursday amid unease among the Persian Gulf oil states about a possible cutback in U.S. naval forces protecting shipping against Iranian attacks. Western diplomats said that Carlucci, conducting a wide-ranging review of U.S. policy, will seek to reassure Saudi Arabia that any reduction will not signal a weakening of Washington's support for moderate gulf states.
October 27, 1996
"Despite Unrest, U.S. Firms See Promise in Mideast" (International Business, Oct. 10) speaks of "regional efforts to liberalize economies," but are you aware of a barrier to free trade being instituted by the Saudi Arabian government under the auspices of the Saudi Arabia Standards Organization and a British company, Inchcape Testing Services? As a small export marketing company, we and our factories will be burdened with thousands of dollars in additional fees and expenses for most products we wish to sell into Saudi Arabia.