Published On: Wed, Jun 21st, 2017

Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as first-in-line to the throne and removing the country’s counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession.

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