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    Saudi succession likely to be contested

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    The death of Prince Sultan, the heir apparent in Saudi Arabia, raises questions over the succession in the country.

    According to reports, the ailing King Abdullah will appoint Prince Nayef as his successor.

    But that would go against the seniority rule, as he is not the oldest of his siblings.

    Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports.