Saudi Crown Prince Nayef passes away

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef passes away(Riyadh) – Saudi Crown Prince, Nayef bin Abdul Aziz has died the royal court said. His funeral would be held on Sunday after sunset prayers in Makkah in western Saudi Arabia. The 79-year-old’s death, just eight months after he replaced his late brother crown prince Sultan, raises the issue of succession at a time of turmoil in the Arab world.
Prince Nayef travelled abroad several times this year for medical reasons, including to Algeria, the United States and Switzerland. The nature of his illness has not been made public.

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