Saudi king schedules first trip to Washington

Saudi King Salman will visit Washington on Sept. 5, his first to the US since ascending the throne last January, amid concerns about the nuclear deal reached with rival Iran in July. Unnamed officials in Riyadh said the king would meet President Barack Obama and could spend two to three days in the US capital. On his way home, he will stop over in Cairo for talks with President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi.

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