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Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, younger brother of King Salman, has died

Talal bin Abdulaziz
Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz

Saudi Arabia's Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, father of billionaire investor Alwaleed bin Talal and a vocal supporter of reform in the ruling al-Saud family, has died, family members and Saudi media said on twitter posts on Saturday.

The 87-year-old senior member of the royal family had been ill for several years. He lived in exile abroad in the 1960s after urging a transition to constitutional monarchy, but later returned to Saudi Arabia.