Prince Sattam, Governor of Riyadh, Dies

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The Saudi Royal Court announced today the death of Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz, the governor of Riyadh, the state news agency reported. Al Arabiya said that Prince Sattam, 73, has been suffering from an illness but did not specify it. The prince has served as a vice governor of Riyadh for more than three decades before he became governor last year after his older brother Salman was appointed Crown Prince.

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