By BEN HUBBARD, MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT

The heir to the throne, Mohammed bin Nayef, was held in a palace in Mecca and forced to yield to Mohammed bin Salman, 31, who became the new crown prince.

Published: July 17, 2017 at 05:00PM

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