Prince Talal backs off demands for political party
2007-09-20 - The Daily Star - A key Saudi prince who recently announced plans to form a political party in a country that bans such groups said on Thursday that he would only do so with the king's approval, an apparent attempt to allay fears he is turning against his family. Prince Talal bin Abd al-Aziz, a half-brother of King Abdallah, said in a statement that even if he has differences with his brothers, "this should not cast doubt on the loyalty of the members of the family to each other and their concern for mutual interests and for the welfare of their people."  

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