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Saudi Arabia Royal Family

How Saudi Arabia Picks Its Kings

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

By Angus McDowall RIYADH, June 16 (Reuters) - To outsiders, the al-Saud ruling family's succession process often appears opaque. But b...

Saudi Arabia Names New Defense Minister

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia has named a new defense minister to replace the late crown prince who held the post. King Abdullah appointe...

Saudi Arabia Names New Crown Prince

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia named a new crown prince late Thursday: the tough-talking interior minister who is known for cracking down o...