Saudi Succession Special Feature

The resignation of Prince Ahmed bin Abdulziz from his post as Interior Minister has made observers revise their assumptions about plans for possible succession plans in the Saudi royal family. Prince Ahmed was replaced by his nephew Prince Mohammed bin Naif, son of the powerful late Crown Prince. With his appointment, he has become a forerunner for the much coveted No. 3 spot of the second deputy premier, the last stop before becoming Crown Prince. But he is not the only one eyeing the spot. Click here for a look at the ten contenders. This is a Riyadh Bureau special feature and it is best viewed in full screen mode.