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Kuwait Amir -veteran defender of Arab unity- passes away

Kuwait Amir -veteran defender of Arab unity- passes away

Kuwait's Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah died Tuesday aged 91, plunging his country into mourning for a leader regarded by Gulf Arabs as a savvy diplomatic operator and a humanitarian champion.

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir submits resignation

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir submits resignation

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, at 94 the world's oldest leader, submitted his resignation to the king Monday after a bid by his allies to bring down the government and block the succession of leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim

Malaysia installs new king six months after surprise abdication

Malaysia installs new king six months after surprise abdication

Malaysia on Tuesday installed Sultan Abdullah as the country's 16th king, six months after the surprise abdication of his predecessor.

'Long live the King!' Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

'Long live the King!' Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

Flanked by royal guards marching to a steady drumbeat, Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried on a gilded palanquin through the streets of old Bangkok Sunday ...

Qatar hails Moroccan king's call for frank dialogue with Algeria

Qatar hails Moroccan king's call for frank dialogue with Algeria

Qatar has welcomed the call of Moroccan King Mohamed VI for a frank and direct dialogue with Algeria to overcome the situational and substantive differences between the two parties ...

Jordan's King calls for comprehensive peace

Jordan's King calls for comprehensive peace

Jordan's King Abdullah II affirmed the need to reach a just and comprehensive peace in the region that enables the Palestinian people to achieve their legitimate aspirations to establish an independent Palestinian state ...

Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

Malaysia's Mahathir says king willing to grant full pardon for Anwar

Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday that the country's monarch has indicated he was willing to grant a full pardon to jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim immediately.

Malaysia enthrones new king in lavish ceremony

Malaysia enthrones new king in lavish ceremony

Malaysia on Tuesday installed its 15th king, Sultan Muhammad V, a relatively youthful monarch known for his fondness for four-wheel driving and other extreme sports.

Thailand's new king makes first public appearance

Thailand's new king makes first public appearance

Thailand's new king on Friday made his first public appearance after ascending the throne the previous day, ending a period of uncertainty since the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, on October 13.

Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand's new king

Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand's new king

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was proclaimed king of Thailand late on Thursday, opening a new chapter for the powerful monarchy in a country still mourning the death of his father.

Saudi king vows ‘iron fist’ against extremists

Saudi king vows ‘iron fist’ against extremists

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, yesterday vowed to strike back at those leading the country’s youth astray....

Hasina meets Saudi King

Hasina meets Saudi King

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Jeddah yesterday.