the death of Prince Mansour bin-Muqrin in a helicopter crash near the
Yemen border yesterday, the Saudi Royal Court has confirmed the death
Abdul Aziz bin Fahd - killed during a firefight as authorities
attempted to arrest him.
Duran and Al-Masdar
prince died when his security contingent got into a firefight with
regime gunmen attempting to make an arrest.
Aziz (44) who was the youngest
son of King Fahad.
Duran's Adam Garrie points out that
Prince Abdul Aziz was deeply involved in Saudi Oger Ltd, a company
which until it ceased operations in the summer of this year, was
owned by the Hariri family. Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad
Hariri was in charge of the company until it ceased operations.
Abdul Aziz’s strange and sudden death which is said to have
occurred during an attempted arrest, sheds light on the theory that
the clearly forced resignation of former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad
Hariri had more to do with internal Saudi affairs than the Saudi
attempt to bring instability to Lebanon.
Saudi Royal family has now lost two princes in 24 hours.
Al Jazeera notes, in
this Saudi version of 'Game of Thrones', the
32-year-old Bin Salman shows that he is willing to throw the entire
region into jeopardy to wear the royal gown.
actions have already all but destroyed the Gulf Cooperation Council
(GCC); Yemen can no longer be referred to as a functioning
a ticking time bomb; and now Lebanon may erupt.