No 28


Arab Press Review

Succession In The Gulf

(MEES Translation)

The following article, headlined The Upheaval In Ras Al-Khaimah Opens The Succession Crisis Dossier In The Gulf, appeared in the daily al-Quds al-Arabi on 16 June:

The decision of Shaikh Saqr al-Qasimi, the Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, to remove the title of crown prince from his son Khalid bin Saqr al-Qasimi after some 30 years and choose his fourth son, Shaikh Saud bin Saqr al-Qasimi to take the title has reopened...