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King Abdullah

King Abdullah became the king of Saudi Arabia on 1 August 2005, following the death of his half-brother King Fahd. Abdullah, like Fahd, was one of the many sons of Ibn Saud, the founder of modern Sau…

King Abdullah

King Abdullah King of Saudi Arabia (2005–)Born: 1924Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia King Abdullah (formally known as Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud) officially assumed the Saudi thron…

King Abdullah II

King Abdullah II has ruled Jordan since the 1999 death of his father, King Hussein I. As king, Abdullah has continued his father's policy of making Jordan a moderate voice in the Middle East, with tie…

King Abdullah II,

37, became the fourth ruler of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in February, succeeding his father, King Hussein, who died after losing an 8-month battle with cancer. Abdullah, the former comm…

King Abdullah of Jordan

The Question: When and where was the king of Jordan, King Abdullah, born? The Answer: King Abdullah was born in Amman, Jordan on January 30, 196…

Abdullah Ocalan,

50, Kurdish rebel leader, was sentenced to death in June after being found guilty of treason in a Turkish court. The leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party has waged a 15-year guerrilla war a…

Abdullah bin Laden 2002 Deaths

Abdullah bin LadenAge: 75 patriarch of the wealthy Saudi family and uncle of suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden. The family broke all ties with Osama in 1994, and Abdullah condemned the Sept.…

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin

(H. Rap Brown), black activist, was arrested in March and charged with murder and aggravated assault. He allegedly shot two Atlanta sheriff's deputies when they attempted to arrest him for fa…

Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Saud,

crown prince of Saudi Arabia, put forward a Middle East peace initiative in February in which he proposed that Arab countries would agree to fully normalize relations with Israel if it withd…

Queen Rania

Name at birth: Rania Al-YassinRania Al Abdullah has been the queen of Jordan since 1999, when her husband, Abdullah II, became king. Born in Kuwait to Palestinian parents, Rania graduated from the Am…