Saudi Crackdown Raises Specter of Wider Dissent…

Prince Muhammad has dismissed and/or detained 11 princes, various senior government officials, top military officers, and an unidentified number of prominent businessmen largely linked to different factions within the ruling family…Is there more to this story? (archive

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Saudi Princes, Former Government Ministers Arrested…

by By Isobel Frodsham and Gareth Davies on November 5, 2017 (updated November 6, 2017) Daily MailOnline U.K. Could London’s Savoy become Saudi Arabian government property? Billionaire hotel owner among dozens arrested in the anti-corruption crackdown as Riyadh threatens to seize assets tied up in the alleged fraud According to local reports, Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is one of the men arrested He owns London’s Savoy and has shares in Twitter, Apple, and Time Warner Crown Prince Salman formed the anti-corruption commission by royal decree Eleven princes and 38 government ministers are being held in 5-star hotels Dozens of princes and former government ministers have been arrested in Saudi Arabia hours after an anti-corruption commission was formed….

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