Obituaries

DR ZHIVAGO: Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, whose classic films included “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Doctor Zhivago”, died on July 10,
2015, aged 83. The actor was Egypt’s—and the world’s—heartthrob for a time, starring opposite Hollywood’s leading ladies. REUTERS

A SON IS MOURNED: Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin RashidAl Maktoum, son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, died on September 19, 2015 at age 33.

A SON IS MOURNED: Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin RashidAl Maktoum, son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, died on September 19, 2015 at age 33.

DEATH OF A PATRIARCH: The passing of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah saw the end of an era. The Saudi king was mourned as a liberal among his peers. He had introduced a co-ed university, joined the WTO and enabled women to stand for election. His rule was beset with difficulties. REUTERS

DEATH OF A PATRIARCH: The passing of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah saw the end of an era. The Saudi king was mourned as a liberal among his peers. He had introduced a co-ed university, joined the WTO and enabled women to stand for election. His rule was beset with difficulties. REUTERS

GOOD INNINGS: Former Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud Al Faisal died, two months after he retired following 40 years on the job. He was the world’s longest serving foreign minister. REUTERS

GOOD INNINGS: Former Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud Al Faisal died, two months after he retired following 40 years on the job. He was the world’s longest serving foreign minister. REUTERS

 

 

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