At least 17 women have been elected to public office in Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary results published in state media Monday. Saturday’s historic elections for municipal councils marked the first time women in the country were allowed to vote and to run for office.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asserted that any threat to Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity would evoke a strong response from Pakistan.
Bill Gates, Founder and Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Foundation, has commended the GCC people and governments, especially the governments of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for their assistance to the needy worldwide.
Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and his 6 full-brothers were seen as a center of power within the Al Saud family.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world’s top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television. King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir. “His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud…