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Saudi King Salman resolves succession by appointing nephew

23rd January 2015
Saudi Arabias new King Salman on Friday moved to resolve the kingdoms long term succession by appointing his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef as deputy crown prince, meaning he will be the first of that generation to rule the kingdom ...
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