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Saudi King Removes Adviser From Royal Court Position, SPA Says

May 12, 2012

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah removed Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Obeikan from his position as adviser to the Royal Court, the official Saudi Press Agency reported yesterday, citing a Royal Decree.

The news service didn’t say why the Abdullah fired the conservative cleric from his post.

To contact the reporter on this story: Glen Carey in Riyadh at gcarey8@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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