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Egypt is 'stable', head of army tells Saudi king

LONDON (Reuters) - Egypt's armed forces chief told Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Friday that the situation in Egypt was "stable", the Saudi state news agency said, as Islamists demonstrated across the country against the military's overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi. Full story

Jordan's King Abdullah warns of regional conflict over Syria

DUBAI (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah said Syria's war could ignite a regional sectarian conflict unless global powers helped to convene peace talks soon, a pan-Arab newspaper reported on Wednesday. Full story

Saudi king cuts short holiday in Morocco

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah arrived in Jeddah from Casablanca on Friday, having cut short a private holiday in Morocco, the state news agency said. Full story

Obama meets with King Abdullah in Jordan

   President Obama meets with King Abdullah in Jordan and pledges $200 million in U.S. aid for Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan. NBC News' Steve Handelsman reports.

Why one interview with Jordan's King Abdullah is causing controversy

   Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from Jeffrey Goldberg's latest Atlantic piece on Jordan's King Abdullah and why he's the "...most pro-American ruler in the Arab world." The Morning Joe panel discusses the unusual interview King Abdullah gave to the Atlantic.

Saudi king swears in first women members of advisory council

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Tuesday swore in the country's first female members of the Shura Council, an appointed body that advises on new laws, in a move that has riled conservative clerics in the Islamic monarchy. Full story

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Arab League Secretary General Araby leaves after meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman
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Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby sits in the car after his meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the Al-Hummar Palace in Amman July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS)

Arab League Secretary General Araby leaves after his meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman
Arab League Secretary General Araby leaves after his meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman

Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby leaves after his meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the Al-Hummar Palace in Amman July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS)

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry greets Arab League Secretary General El-Araby as he arrives for a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the al-Hummar Palace in Amman
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry greets Arab League Secretary General El-Araby as he arrives for a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the al-Hummar Palace in Amman

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby , as he arrives for a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the al-Hummar Palace in Amman July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ROYALS)

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks with Arab League Secretary General El-Araby as he arrives for a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the al-Hummar Palace in Amman
U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks with Arab League Secretary General El-Araby as he arrives for a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the al-Hummar Palace in Amman

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Arab League Secretary General Nabil El-Araby , as he arrives for a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah at the al-Hummar Palace in Amman July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS ROYALS)