Saudi leadership sends condolences to US, condemns Florida shooting

Joey Kandil, 18, a recent graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, places a ring around a candle on one of seventeen crosses, after a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at the school, in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP)
Updated 16 February 2018
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Saudi leadership sends condolences to US, condemns Florida shooting

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman sent a cable of condolences to President Donald Trump following the shooting that kill 17 people at a Florida high school.
The Saudi King and Crown Prince both expressed condolences to the families of the victims and the people of the US.
Nikolas Cruz, 19 - who had white supremacist ties - is said to have confessed to police that he was the one who carried out the shooting on Wednesday using an AR-15 rifle, according to a sheriff’s department arrest report.
Cruz told investigators that he shot students in the hallways and on the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, north of Miami, the report from the Broward County Sheriff's Office said.


Saudi crown prince meets with Dubai crown prince

Updated 27 May 2019
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Saudi crown prince meets with Dubai crown prince

JEDDAH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai, met on Sunday to review the "brotherly historical relations" between the Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
They also discussed the promising opportunities for cooperation in various fields, SPA said.
The meeting was attended by top officials from both sides.
Before the meeting, King Salman received the Dubai crown prince at Al-Safa Palace in Makkah and had iftaar together, along with other officials including  Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and the chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais. 
King Salman is spending the last ten days of Ramadan in the holy city of Makkah.