Prince Nayef passes away

Nayef, who is 77 or 78, left the kingdom for a holiday and medical tests late last month. Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, a half brother of King Abdullah and the long-serving interior minister of the kingdom, died on Saturday, state television announced. The 79-year-old Prince Nayef, who was recently abroad for medical treatment, had “died outside the kingdom,” said Al-Ekhbariyah Television, quoting a statement from the royal court.