Democratic Reform on Backburner After Death of Top Figurehead in Dictatorship Means Succession Crisis in Saudi Arabia is Likely After Death of New Leaders
Saudi succession challenge as princes age
AFP – The Saudi royal family now faces the challenge of lining up a second generation of princes as potential heirs to the throne after the death of two aging crown princes in just eight months, analysts say. On Monday, Defence Minister Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz, 76, succeeded his late brother.
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