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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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Britain’s Prince Harry Honored for Service to Wounded Veterans

Posted May 8th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Prince Harry urged support for wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars during an awards dinner Monday night in Washington, D.C. The 27-year-old prince received a humanitarian award from the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based foreign policy research group, for his work with a foundation that trains injured British veterans and helps them return […]

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Britain’s Prince Harry Finishes Top in Class of Combat Helicopter Pilots

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Prince Harry has qualified to fly Apache attack helicopters in combat, finishing training as the best co-pilot gunner in his group. British Defense Ministry officials said Wednesday, Prince Harry, who is known in the military as Captain Wales, was recognized as the top co-pilot gunner by members of his training group. Prince Harry, the […]

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Queen Elizabeth Visits Prince Philip in Hospital

Posted December 24th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Queen Elizabeth on Saturday visited her husband in a British hospital, where he is recovering after undergoing heart surgery. Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, had a “good night” in Cambridge’s Papworth Hospital following a procedure Friday for a blocked artery in his heart that is said to have caused him chest pains. Doctors Friday inserted […]

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Britain’s Prince Philip Treated for Blocked Coronary Artery

Posted December 23rd, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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(Updates with new info in graphs 1-2)) The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, has undergone surgery to treat a blocked artery in his heart that Buckingham Palace said had caused him chest pains. A palace spokeswoman said the prince had undergone a “minimally invasive procedure” that inserted a coronary stent. She said he […]

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Britain’s Prince Philip Hospitalized

Posted December 23rd, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, has been hospitalized with what were described as chest pains. A spokeswoman for Buckingham palace says the 90-year-old prince was taken Friday to the specialist Papworth Hospital in Cambridge for preliminary tests. No further information was made available. Prince Philip, who was born in Greece in 1921, […]

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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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Britain’s William and Kate To Visit UNICEF Facility in Denmark

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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Officials at St. James Palace have announced that Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, will travel to Denmark to view a UNICEF supply center next month. The palace said Wednesday the royal couple will visit the facility, which distributes emergency food and medical supplies to East Africa, November 2. They […]

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