Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed his son Prince Turki bin Abdullah as the governor of Riyadh Province.
Prince Turki's elevation to one of the most important positions in the kingdom comes months after another son
Opponents of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad have been at an impossible disadvantage since the start of the Syrian conflict because the US and Britain refused to help them, an influential Saudi Arabian prince said.
The US and Bri
In unusually blunt public remarks, another senior Saudi prince has criticised Obama's Middle East policies, accusing him of "dithering" on Syria and Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Prince Turki Al Faisal, a leading member
Big emerging economies such as China, India and Saudi Arabia will not aid the West in its financial crisis unless they are given more influence in running the global economy, a senior figure from Saudi Arabia's ruling establishment said.
Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki Al-Faisal, voicing alarm about Iran's nuclear programme, has said the leadership should consider acquiring nuclear weapons to counter threats from Tehran, and from Israel.
The prince, seen as in
Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud, chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia, was awarded by the Prix de La Fondation at the 19th annual Crans-Montana Forum (CMF) held recently in Monaco.
The award was