Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes and sacks head of elite National Guard in ‘unprecedented’ purge

Published: 5/11/2017
Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes and sacks head of elite National Guard in ‘unprecedented’ purge
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of senior figures including princes, ministers and a top business tycoon, in what authorities hailed on Sunday as a “decisive” anti-corruption sweep as the kingdom’s crown prince consolidates power. Prominent billionaire Al-Waleed bin Talal, one of the world’s richest men, was among the 11 princes arrested late on Saturday, reports said, imm

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