How bitterly ironic that the remaining members of The Jackson 5 are in the middle of performing what, with dark humour — or monumental cynicism — they have christened The Unity Tour.
Few people, however, are buying the sham. Without the group’s one true talent — their late brother, Michael — the tour has been something of a flop, with 11 of the 27 concerts in the U.S. being cancelled because [...]
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says a senior prince and former defense minister has died.
The 78-year-old Prince Mohammed bin Saud was not in line for the Saudi throne, but wielded influence as part of a council of royal family members that helps select the heirs to rule the oil-rich Western ally.
Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, a half brother of King Abdullah, died on Saturday, the royal court said, leaving the oil powerhouse with no apparent successor to the throne.
Prince Nayef, a long-serving interior minister, “died outside” Saudi Arabia having recently left the Gulf state for medical treatment, said a statement carried by state media, including Al-Ekhbariyah Television and SPA news agency.
His funeral would be held on Sunday after sunset prayers in the [...]