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Prince Salman to be named Saudi defence minister

Saudi Arabia's Prince Salman is expected to be named as the defence and aviation minister in the world's largest oil exporter, a Saudi source said on Monday.

November 1, 2011 11:29
 
Saudi king needs to step up reforms to curb dissent

Saudi king needs to step up reforms to curb dissent

Reforms must be enacted to curb dissent – analysts; King's absence has delayed government plans; Succession could also affect course of reforms.

February 15, 2011 12:57