• Short Summary

    EX-KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA ARRIVED IN CAIRO LAST NIGHT FROM ATHENS TO SPEND THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN.

  • Description

    EX-KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA ARRIVED IN CAIRO LAST NIGHT FROM ATHENS TO SPEND THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN. THE FORMER MONARCH ARRIVED WITH AN ENTOURAGE OF FIFTY ASSISTANTS, AND IS STAYING AT A CAIRO HOTEL.

    THE 64-YEAR-OLD EX-KING HAS LIVED IN ATHENS SINCE HE WAS DEPOSED BY HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, KING FEISAL, TWO YEARS AGO.

    HE WAS MET AT CAIRO AIRPORT BY ONE OF HIS SONS, PRINCE KHALED, AND THE GOVERNOR OF CAIRO, SAAD SAYED. HE MADE NO COMMENT ON NEWSPAPER REPORTS HE IS TO LIVE PERMANENTLY IN EGYPT.

    HIS ARRIVAL IN CAIRO FOLLOWS A REQUEST BY PRESIDENT NASSER THAT THE FORMER KING SHOULD LIVE IN A MOSLEM COUNTRY DURING RAMADAN, WHICH BEGAN ON DECEMBER 13.

    SOME OBSERVERS SEE POLITICAL IMPLICATIONS IN KING SAUD'S VISIT TO CAIRO IN VIEW OF THE REPORTED ANTAGONISM BETWEEN PRESIDENT NASSER AND KING FEISAL. UNCONFIRMED REPORTS SAID KING FEISAL HAD UNSUCCESSFULLY TRIED TO DISSUADE HIS BROTHER FROM ACCEPTING EGYPTIAN HOSPITALITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA84WZ996QQON9BM7FFSYNOGNVL
    Media URN:
    VLVA84WZ996QQON9BM7FFSYNOGNVL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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