Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud makes two new appointments for the General Intelligence and his special advisor. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
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Saudi King Abdullah appointed Prince Bandar Bin Sultan as his special envoy and Prince Khaled bin Bandar as head of Saudi Intelligence two days after the latter's dismissal as deputy defense minister.Abdullah had sacked Khaled from his position as the deputy defense minister Saturday, less than two months after he was appointed, the state news agency reported. Bandar, who headed the Saudi Intelligence Agency from 2012 to 2014, has also been the head of the National Security Council since 2005, and Monday's royal decree kept him in this position, with the title of minister. Bandar now adds the king's special envoy position to his responsibilities.
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