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friendly game

in a friendly game against Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia national football team) in Riyadh, aged 18 years and 7 months. 1


to religion won them great support in the area. Their standing was also boosted by Abdul Aziz's practice of holding open meetings where tribal elders could meet with him, allowing access to their ruler. death_date birth_place Riyadh, Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz death_place New York City, United States (United States of America) burial_date 26 October 2011 burial_place Al-Oud cemetery, Riyadh

year based

Voice Channel (NPR News) News, Talkshows (Talk show), Jazz & Oldies - - 103.9 MHz 100 W Mono Riyadh Eskan Village (Al-Kharj Rd.) Mainstream Country (Mainstream Country (radio network)) Country (Country music) - - 105.1 MHz 100 W Mono Riyadh Eskan Village (Al-Kharj Rd.) Z Rock Alternative rock - - 105.9 MHz 100 W Mono Riyadh Eskan Village (Al-Kharj Rd.) Gravity Urban Rhythmic (R&B (Rhythm and blues), Pop (Pop music) & Hip-Hop) - - 107.9 MHz 100 W Mono

title controversial

during a visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Egypt's top Muslim cleric dies of heart attack Tantawy died as he was about to board his return flight to Egypt at Riyadh's King Khaled International Airport.

school team

Mountain News , September 8, 2006 In the mid 1960s, Majed and his family moved to Riyadh where his father got a job as the manager of Al-Nasr youth team. Majed joined "Al-Jazaeria Elementary School" and the 3 years old kid was passionately watching the older kids playing football. Couple of years later, Majed started participating in the school team and the neighborhood team as a goalkeeper. One day, the team striker was absent and Majed replaced him to guide his team to a 3-1 victory. Majed's Family moved to Hotat Khaled District and the young Majed joined "Al-Motawasta Al-Thania" high school. Majed and his young neighbors formed a team they called "Al-Ittifaq". They tried to participate in one of the most famous tournaments but their request was rejected due to their young age. The kids didn't give up and challenged one of Riyadh's best teams for a place in that tournament and surprisingly they won 3-1 with 2 goals from the young talent "Majed Abdullah". "Al-Ittifaq" was accepted to compete regardless of its members young age, and the team went on to win the championship. With widespread gas lines and prices over $ (United States dollar)3.00 per gallon, the U.S. persuades Saudi Arabia to increase its oil production by 1m barrels a day. The Saudi decision to aid America causes a backlash among a restive Muslim population already energized because of the US invasion of Iraq. Local terrorists stage an attack on an upscale shopping mall in Riyadh which (after intervention by Saudi special forces) kills about 300 Americans associated with multinational oil companies. This attack leads the U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia. In the meantime, the oil crisis escalates when two large tankers collide in the narrow Houston Ship Channel (Port of Houston), shutting down the Channel. birth_date Dmoz:Regional Middle East Saudi Arabia Localities Riyadh Commons:Category:RiyadhWikipedia:Riyadh


as well as protests against the royal family. On 13 November 1995 a car bomb which detonated outside a classroom building of the Saudi National Guard left six dead, and injured over 60 people. On 12 May 2003 34 people died in a suicide attack targeting

iconic buildings

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brand products

the name bin Ladin to brand products for his business including a perfume for men and women dubbed "Yeslam," and a second one for women "Passion," and other goods such as handbags, accessories, and watches under the name "Yeslam." Shops opened in Geneva (1), in Jeddah (2), in Riyadh (1), in Mecca, in Damman (1) (Saudi Arabia) and in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). He engaged Creators and chose the creations, but he is not Designer. He has a pilot's

historic role

industrial district is the fourth largest industrial city in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh, Jubail and Yanbu. Popular Saudi and foreign opinion regards Jeddah as the most liberal and cosmopolitan of Saudi cities due to its historic role as port and gateway to the holy city of Mecca. For over one thousand years, Jeddah has received millions of pilgrims of different ethnicities (Ethnic group) and backgrounds, from Africa, Central Asia, Russia

red hits

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'''Riyadh''' ( , "The Gardens") is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province, and belongs to the historical regions of Najd (Nejd) and Al-Yamama. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula on a large plateau, and is home to 5.7 million people, and the urban centre of a region with a population of close to 7.3 million people.

The city is divided into 15 municipal districts, managed by Riyadh Municipality headed by the mayor of Riyadh, and the Riyadh Development Authority, chaired by the governor of Riyadh Province, Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud. The current mayor of Riyadh is Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Almogbel, appointed in 2012. Riyadh has the largest all female university in the world, the Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University. It has been designated as a Beta World City (Global city).

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