Following the death of Crown Prince Sultan last week, Saudi Arabia named a new crown prince late Thursday: the tough-talking, ultra-conservative interior minister Prince Nayef bin Abdel-Aziz Al Saud.
Nayef will assume the throne when King Abdullah, 87 and recovering from a third operation for back problems, dies.
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