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Saudi Arabia’s Heir to Throne Dies

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud died Saturday, eight months after becoming heir to the throne. He was in his late 70s. A statement carried by state media said Prince Nayef “died outside” Saudi Arabia. News reports said he died in the Swiss city of Geneva, where he recently traveled to seek treatment […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud has died. He was in his late 70s. State media reports say Prince Nayef, the long-time interior minister who was next in line to the Saudi throne, died on Saturday. News reports say he died in Geneva. He recently traveled to the Swiss city to seek treatment […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud has died. He was in his late 70’s. State media reports on Saturday say Prince Nayef died while abroad. He recently traveled to Europe for medical treatment. The news reports say he will be buried on Sunday but did not provide additional details about his illness or […]

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Favorite is Scratched from Key US Horse Race

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Once again, there will be no Triple Crown winner in the trio of the most prestigious horse races in the U.S. A chestnut colt named I’ll Have Another had surprisingly won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes last month and was the favorite to win Saturday’s third leg in the Triple Crown series, the […]

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Saudi Arabia Names Interior Minister New Crown Prince

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has named the country’s interior minister as the new crown prince. Nayef bin Abdel-Aziz al-Saud was named heir in a royal decree read out on state television Thursday. He succeeds prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud who died in New York on Saturday after undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness. Prince […]

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Funeral Held For Saudi Crown Prince

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Saudi leaders have held the funeral for the late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz, setting the stage for the kingdom to name a new heir to the throne. World leaders and other mourners packed a mosque in Riyadh on Tuesday to pay their last respects to Crown Prince Sultan. He died in New York, on […]

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Saudi Arabia Set for Crown Prince’s Funeral

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia is due to hold a funeral for the late Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz, who died of an undisclosed illness Saturday in New York. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is among the dignitaries expected to attend Tuesday’s funeral in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Crown Prince Sultan was the heir to the Saudi throne […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz, has died of an undisclosed illness. He was in his mid-80’s. The death of King Abdullah’s half-brother was announced by the Saudi media, which said he died Saturday in New York City where he had gone for treatment of recurring medical problems. The Saudi […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz, has died of an undisclosed illness. He was in his eighties. His death was announced by the Saudi media, which said he died Saturday “outside of the kingdom following an illness.” Western news reports say he died while undergoing medical treatment in New York. […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Dies

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz, has died of an undisclosed illness. He was in his eighties. His death was announced by the Saudi media, which said he died Saturday “outside of the kingdom following an illness.” Western news reports say he died while undergoing medial treatment in New York. […]

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