Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud dies
The heir to the throne of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al Saud, has died.
King Abdullah's half-brother was in his eighties and was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2004. He is thought to have died at a New York hospital.
The royal court confirmed the death in a statement carried by SPA, the state news agency.
Peter Biles reports.
22 Oct 2011
- From the section Middle East