Northern Borders Province governor is dead

Updated 05 July 2015
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Northern Borders Province governor is dead

JEDDAH: Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz bin Musaed, governor of the Northern Borders province, has died.
He will be buried after Taraweeh prayers in Jeddah on Saturday, the Royal Court said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency. No other details were available.
The prince is one of the longest-serving governors in the Kingdom.


Saudi King Salman receives US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Updated 14 min 28 sec ago
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Saudi King Salman receives US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

  • Pompeo thanked King Salman for his commitment to a thorough, transparent investigation
  • The US chief diplomat was greeted at Riyadh airport by Saudi Foreign Minister and ambassador to Washington

RIYADH: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thanked Saudi King Salman for his commitment to a thorough, transparent investigation of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi disappearance.

Pompeo met with King Salman in the Saudi capital on Tuesday, before arriving at Riyadh’s royal palace to talk with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The US chief diplomat was greeted at Riyadh airport by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and ambassador to Washington Prince Khalid bin Salman, an AFP correspondent reported.

“I hope you are comfortable here,” the king told Pompeo, according to the reporters. Pompeo responded, “Thank you for accepting my visit on behalf of President Trump.”