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Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi s murder tipped the country into one of its worst crises. The public prosecutor last week exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the king s son, ...

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Saudi King Fires Nephew, Names Son As Crown Prince

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman – the first of a new generation set for power in a conservative kingdom used to ageing leaders. His appointment completes a gradual removal of powers from Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, ...

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