Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) as crown prince. File photo: AP Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) as crown prince. File photo: AP
Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) as crown prince. File photo: AP

Saudi king's son named crown prince, upends royal succession

The monarch stripped Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who was first in line to the throne, from his title as crown prince

Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) as crown prince. File photo: AP Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) as crown prince. File photo: AP
Saudi King Salman on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman (pictured) as crown prince. File photo: AP
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