'powerful Conservative Force': Saudi Arabia's Next In Line To Throne Dies

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva, Saudi state television said on Saturday, citing a royal court statement.

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ASK NEWS:
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    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's ... line helped affirm Abdullah's commitment to fighting al-Qaida. He paid two visits to Bush — in 2002 and 2005 — at his ranch in Crawford, Texas. When Fahd died in 2005, Abdullah officially rose to the throne.
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