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Saudis arrest two royals

Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the Saudi royal family – Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s nephew, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, King Salman’s son and the de facto …

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Lebanon’s Hariri posts selfie with Saudi’s crown prince and Moroccan king

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri posted on Twitter a selfie with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Mohammed VI of Morocco. “No comment,” said Mr Hariri’s tweet that showed the three men smiling and sitting side-by-side as Prince Mohammed casually rested his hand on the Moroccan king’s shoulder. …

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Saudi Purge Sees Senior Princes, Top Billionaire Detained

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman removed one of the royal family’s most prominent princes from his ministerial role and arrested other royals and top officials in an anti-corruption drive that clears any remaining obstacles to his son’s potential ascension to the throne. Acting on orders from a newly established anti-corruption committee, …

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