fahd fahd  /ˈfɑd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) king of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005 (1923-2005)

News

  • Saudi sentences human rights activist to eight years in jail

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a human rights activist to eight years in prison for sedition after his group campaigned for a constitutional monarchy and elections in the Gulf Arab kingdom. Abdulkarim al-Khader co-founded the Saudi Political and Civil Rights Association (ACPRA) and served as its head after the imprisonment of two of his colleagues in March. Mohammed Fahd ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The idea was initiated by the late King Fahd but it was later dropped by the Saudis," Mubarak said, adding that he rejects the idea "in principle."
    on May 13, 2007 By: Hosni Mubarak Source: Africasia

  2. "The crown prince who has become king, King Abdullah, worked closely with the late King Fahd in implementing the policies of Saudi Arabia, both external and internal," Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal told reporters yesterday in London. "So, I...
    on Aug 2, 2005 By: Turki al-Faisal Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. "He secured from a Saudi sheik named Hamid bin Fahd a rather long treatise on the possibility of using nuclear weapons against the Americans. Specifically, nuclear weapons," says Scheuer. "And the treatise found that he was perfectly within...
    on Nov 12, 2004 By: Michael Scheuer Source: CBS News

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