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Shaikh Muhammad Appointed Deputy Crown Prince Of Abu Dhabi

UAE President Shaikh Zayid bin Sultan Al Nuhayyan on 30 November appointed his son Shaikh Muhammad Deputy Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Shaikh Muhammad, who is Shaikh Zayids third son, thus becomes second in line in the succession behind his half-brother, Shaikh Khalifa, who is the eldest son of the UAE president. Shaikh Muhammad is commander of the UAE armed forces. The latest appointment clarifies the...