Heir to Saudi throne dies

Posted: June 17, 2012 at 3:31 a.m.

Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz, the hard-line interior minister who spearheaded Saudi Arabia’s fierce crackdown on al-Qaida’s branch in the country after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks then rose to become next in line to the throne, has died. He was in his late 70s.

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