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1974 TIME Magazine Man of the Year - King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. From 1964 -1975 as king, he is credited with rescuing the country's finances and implementing a policy of modernization and reform, while his main foreign policy themes were pan-Islamism, anti-Communism, and pro-Palestinian nationalism. He successfully stabilized the kingdom's bureaucracy and his reign had significant popularity among Saudis. In 1975, he was assassinated by his nephew Faisal bin Musaid.

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King Faisal (1906 - 1975) King of Saudi Arabia, assassinated by his nephew Faisal bin Musaid. Some say it was to avenge the death of Prince Khalid bin Musa'id, King Faisal's half brother.

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King Faisal (1906 - 1975) King of Saudi Arabia, assassinated by his nephew Faisal bin Musaid. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Saudi Arabia Executes A Prince From The Royal Family For Murder Saudi Arabia yesterday executed a member of the royal family for murder in a rare case involving one of the thousands of members of the House of Saud. "Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital Riyadh for shooting dead Adel al-Mahemid a Saudi during a brawl" said a statement released by the Interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia. The rare event rocketed around the kingdoms social media networks with some…

Putera Arab Saudi Dihukum Mati Kerana Membunuh Kes Pertama Hudud ke Atas Kerabat Diraja Sekadar gambar hiasan/Foto: Gulf Daily News SEORANG putera Arab Saudi telah dijatuhi hukuman mati pada Selasa selepas didapati bersalah membunuh seorang lelaki dalam kejadian tiga tahun lalu menurut Kementerian Dalam Negeri Arab Saudi. Mahkamah Saudi menjatuhkan hukuman mati ke atas Putera Turki Saud al-Kabir kerana menembak mati seorang warga Arab Adel bin Suleiman bin Abdul Karim Mohaimeed dalam…

On March 25, 1975, King Faisal was shot point blank and killed by his nephew Faisal bin Musa'id, who had just come back from the United States. The murder occurred at a majlis, (Arabic for "a place for sitting") an event where the King or leader opens up his residence to the citizens to enter and petitions the King. The stated reason was revenge, but the obvious reason was sanctions of oil and gas to the United States and the call to free Jerusalem from the clutches of the Zionists."

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الملك فيصل يعبر القناة مع الرئيس أنور السادات بعد أيام من العبور الشهير حرب أكتوبر

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1955 original vintage Time magazine cover. Featuring the president of Anheuser Busch, August A. Busch Jr.

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