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        Saudi Monarchy

        Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks during the opening session of the Gulf Cooperation Council on May 14, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Hagel arrived in the Saudi Arabia, the first leg of a regional tour focusing on Iran's nuclear programme and Syria's civil war.  AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

        After the death of King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia announced that one of his brothers, Crown Prince Salman, was succeeding him. Here are some key points about the new ruler.

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