Saudi Succession Remains Unclear
The death on 12 February of the governor of Riyadh, Prince Sattam ibn ‘Abd al-‘Aziz, and the 1 February appointment of Prince Muqrin ibn ‘Abd al-‘Aziz as second deputy prime minister has once again turned attention to the vexed question of the succession in Saudi Arabia. Thus far, the crown has remained the property of the sons of the founder of the Kingdom, King ‘Abd al-‘Aziz ibn...
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