SAUDI PRINCE

  • Gunmen attack Saudi prince's motorcade in Paris August 18, 2014

    Paris: Kalashnikovwielding robbers have attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros in cash and reportedly stealing "sensitive" documents, French police said on Monday. The theft took place in northern Paris as the motorcade was making its way from the Saudi embassy to an airport...
  • Saudi appoints Prince Salman as crown prince June 18, 2012

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has appointed Defense Minister Prince Salman as crown prince and heir apparent, ensuring a smooth succession at a time of tough challenges for the world's biggest oil exporter. The appointment was announced one day after the burial of Crown Prince and Interior Minister Nayef, who died...
  • Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin AbdulAziz dies October 22, 2011

    Riyadh: The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdel Aziz, died abroad on Saturday after an illness, state TV said. He was 85 years old. The death of the crown prince who was the half brother of the ailing Saudi King Abdullah opens questions about the...
  • Saudi prince gets life sentence for servant's murder October 20, 2010

    London: A Saudi prince was awarded life sentence after he was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his servant in their room at a luxury London hotel during a ferocious beating that prosecutors said had a sexual element. The prince, Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser al Saud, 34, was convicted at the...
  • Saudi prince may face death penalty over gay claims October 16, 2010

    London: The Prince of Saudi Arabia, Saud Bin Abdulaziz Bin Nasir al Saud, has been accused of murdering his aide in London and could face death penalty over allegations of homosexuality in his own country. The 34yearold who is the grandson of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah allegedly killed his aide in...
  • Saudi Prince buys himself a castle in the air November 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Airlines are no longer a public transport vehicle. Saudi Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal has bought an Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger plane. The aircraft with a capacity of 500passengers will only be used for his personal travel purposes. The Prince, who's billed as the fifth richest...