AFRICA: SAUDI ARABIA-QATAR RIFT RATTLES THE REGION

[ISS] Since King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 81, came to power in 2015, Saudi Arabia has pursued a foreign policy described by many analysts and diplomats as aggressive - a politically risky departure from its usually discreet diplomacy.

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King: A monarch is the head of a monarchy. This is a form of government in which a state or polity is ruled or controlled by an individual who typically either inherits the throne by birth or who is elected monarch and who typically rules for life or until abdication. Monarchs' true powers vary from monar
Abdulaziz: Abdul Aziz is a male Muslim given name and in modern usage, surname. It is built from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Aziz. The name means "servant of the Almighty", Al-Azz being one of the names of God in the Qur'an, which give rise to the Muslim theophoric names.
Saud: The House of Saud is the ruling royal family of Saudi Arabia. The family has thousands of members. It is composed of the descendants of Muhammad bin Saud and his brothers, though the ruling faction of the family is primarily led by the descendants of Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud.