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October 23, 1990 | United Press International
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.
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April 10, 1993 | Reuters
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.
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April 1, 1988 | Associated Press
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
September 24, 1990
Goodman brings up a good point when questioning whether American women perceive any interest in defending a country like Saudi Arabia. But why stop there? Why should tens of thousands of Christians be called upon to defend and die for a country that not only will not permit a single Christian church to exist there, but which will use its official Islamic police force to brutally attack any Christian wishing to practice his or her religion? GREG FRY Culver City
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
NEWS
January 8, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
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.
BUSINESS
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1990
I recently (August) left active service in the Naval Medical Corps after six years as a surgeon. My colleagues from my last hospital are now all deployed on the hospital ship and at various hospitals in Saudi Arabia. I write them often. In return, I have received letter after letter describing the poor preparedness and absolute "idiocy" permeating the medical operations. The credibility of the surgeons writing is unquestionable. They speak of an inept supply status that caused surgical activity to cease after performing several hernia repairs at a Marine hospital in Saudi Arabia.
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