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  • Fahd Full name Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud. 1922-2005. King of Saudi Arabia (1982-2005) who earlier served as interior minister (1962-1975) and helped shape Saudi domestic and foreign policy.

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

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Examples

  • Saudi Arabia lost with Prince Sultan bin Fahd watching from the VIP box.

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  • But others jailed by Yemen and later released have since returned to al Qaeda activities, such as Fahd al-Quso, who is wanted by the United States for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.

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  • But others jailed by Yemen and later released have since returned to al-Qaida activities, such as Fahd al-Quso, who is wanted by the United States for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.

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  • According to the Saudi daily newspaper Al-Watan, troubles for the woman, Khamisa Mohammed Sawadi, began last year when a member of the religious police entered her house in the city of Al-Chamli and found her with two unrelated men, "Fahd" and "Hadian."

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  • The mantle passed from Sa'ud to Faisal to Khalid to Fahd and finally to Abdullah, all sons of King Abdul-Aziz.

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  • Abdullah became the country's de facto ruler in 1995 because of the illness of King Fahd and formally ascended to the throne upon Fahd's death in August 2005.

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  • The NYPD's credibility is bankrupt in our communities, Fahd Ahmed, legal and policy director of the Desis Rising Up & Moving group, said in a statement Thursday.

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  • In 1987, when King Fahd of Saudi Arabia traveled to Britain on a state visit, he was presented a medal in the form of a cross by Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • In the hothouse radical atmosphere of Peshawar, some militants said that by accepting the crosslike decoration, King Fahd was no longer a Muslim.

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  • Eventually Massari got word from Mubarak that King Fahd had pulled the plug on the program, though Massari never understood the exact reasons.

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