Saudi Arabia appointed Prince Khalid bin Salman, the king's son, deputy defense minister and named Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan to replace him as ambassador to the United States, the state news agency said on Saturday.
Two sisters from Saudi Arabia who fled the conservative kingdom and have been hiding out in Hong Kong for nearly six months said they did so to escape beatings at the hands of their brothers and father.
China is lobbying hard to thwart scrutiny of its mass detention camps for Muslim Uighurs in the Xinjiang region at the U.N. Human Rights Council's main annual session opening on Monday, diplomats and activists said.
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