The heir to the Saudi throne, Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, has died. According to unofficial reports, the 85-year-old prince was in New York being treated for cancer at the time of his death. King Abdullah is 87 and said to be ailing, so this leaves the succession to the throne uncertain, and may be a cause for concern within the kingdom.
In other news, the construction of the first stand-alone mosque on Prince Edward Island has begun in Charlottetown. Meanwhile, in the far west of Canada, author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is scheduled to speak at an event in Calgary on Tuesday evening.
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