American Documents

2007

Legacy of King Saud Remembered

RIYADH, 28 November 2006 — Twenty-six researchers and academics gave presentations yesterday about the life and legacy of King Saud, Saudi Arabia’s second monarch. The symposium, inaugurated by Riyadh Governor Prince Salman on Sunday, is the first in a series of scientific seminars organized by the ...

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2013

Kennedy’s Middle East legacy lives on

A planned meeting between Morocco’s King Mohammad VI and U.S. President Barack Obama on the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death evokes Kennedy’s historical ties with the North African kingdom and with the Arab world as whole. The visit – which is the first meeting between the two leaders - ...

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2006

Daughter highlights the legacy of a King

By Mariam Al Hakeem, Correspondent Published: December 1, 2006 Gulf News Riyadh: Princess Fahda Bint Saud unveiled plans to update an Arabic website about her father and launch its English version. She was instrumental in launching the Arabic site one year ago. Addressing a press conference at t...

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1956

Message From King Saud to President Eisenhower

  FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1955–1957 VOLUME XVI SUEZ CRISIS JULY 26–DECEMBER 31, 1956 DOCUMENT 131 131. Message From King Saud to President Eisenhower1 Riyadh, August 24, 1956. YOUR EXCELLENCY: When I contemplated sending a delegation to Your Excellency to review certain aspects o...

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1956

Message From President Eisenhower to King Saud

FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1955–1957VOLUME XVI, SUEZ CRISIS, JULY 26–DECEMBER 31, 1956, DOCUMENT 580 Message From President Eisenhower to King Saud Washington, November 16, 1956. Your Majesty: I was pleased to receive Your Majesty’s two latest messages, through Prince Faisal and the ...

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1956

Eisenhower, Nasser, and the Battle for the Arab World

Salim Yaqub's Containing Arab Nationalism: The Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East is well placed in a series entitled the "New Cold War History," as the book exemplifies new trends in the study of diplomatic history. While not a major component of the book, Yaqub takes notice of the growing imp...

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1956

New York Mayor Announces City Will Ignore King Saud’s Visit

NEW YORK (Jan. 28) The arrival here tomorrow of King Saud, the ruler of Saudi Arabia, will be ignored by the City of New York, Mayor Robert F. Wagner declared last night at a Jewish National Fund dinner. King Saud is arriving in this country as personal guest of President Eisenhower. It was learne...

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