The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Secretariat General has launched a competition for the Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz award for security research 2015 for GCC countries.
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Saudi Arabia is under pressure to quickly choose a replacement for the late Crown Prince Nayef, who was heir to the kingdom's throne and its security chief, as it confronts rivalries and turmoil across the Middle East.
While defence mi
Saudi Arabia's stock market is expected to see little impact from the death of the kingdom's crown prince on Saturday, despite an intraday drop, as investors bank on a smooth succession, analysts said.
The Saudi index declined 2.5 per cent
Saudi shares closed 1.4 per cent higher on Saturday, lifted by gains in most sectors, on the first day of trading after the King Abdullah appointed Interior Minister Prince Nayef as the new crown prince.
The all-share closed at 6,236 point
Saudi Arabia mourned on Sunday the death of Crown Prince Sultan, as King Abdullah prepared to nominate his new heir and choose a new occupant of the key defence minister's job.
With much of the rest of the Middle East in turmoil,
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Nayef was expected to become the new heir to the throne in the world's biggest oil exporter after the death of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on Saturday.
Prince Sultan, aged 80 according to go
Saudi Arabia has been in the lead in exposing the dangers of terrorism and intellectual extremism and in confronting them with the force and approach of deterrence, said the Kingdom's interior minister.
Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz,