Some sources believe the shift could even occur within the upcoming months left for 2020, Nowairah told Asia Times.
Having been hospitalized for inflammation of the gallbladder, King Salman is not believed to be on his deathbed.
Yet, considering his deteriorating health and the upcoming US elections, the 34-year-old crown prince may take the crown as a way to ensure a smooth transfer of power.
According to Nowairah, the crown prince, who is usually referred to with his initials MBS, has moved to edge out his most serious competitors for the thrown, making any attempt coming from someone other than him a “suicide mission.”
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