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Saudi Arabia's 'Mr. Everything' Is Now Crown Prince, Too

Jun 21, 2017 | 14:55 GMT
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been called
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been called "Mr. Everything" by several foreign governments. He now has a direct path to the throne.
(Nicolas Asfouri-Pool/Getty Images)

After months of speculation and palace intrigue, Saudi King Salman shook up the kingdom's line of succession on June 21 by naming his powerful son, Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince and removing all titles from Mohammed bin Nayef, the former crown prince. This is the second time Salman has overhauled...

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