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Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal, the chairman of King Faisal Center of Research and Islamic Studies attends the World Economic Forum on the shores of Jordan's Dead Sea on Saturday May 19, 2007. Approximately 1500 participants from 50 countries attended the conference. (UPI PHOTO)
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Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud, known also as Turki Al Faisal, (born 1945) was the Director General of Saudi Arabia's intelligence agency Al Mukhabarat Al A'amah, and subsequently served as ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States. He is one of the founders of the King Faisal Foundation. He serves as Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. He is a member of the Saudi royal family.

He is considered the leading candidate to become the next Foreign Minister. He has become a prominent royal advocate for a Palestinian state.

He is the grandson of the late King Abdul-Aziz and is the son of the late King Faisal. He is the brother of Foreign Minister Prince Saud and Prince Khalid, Governor of the Makkah Province. He is a nephew of the present King Abdullah.

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