Corruption 'purge' in Saudi sees princes and wealthy business leaders detained

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Corruption 'purge' in Saudi sees princes and wealthy business leaders detained

In a stunning move that observers see as further proof that Saudi Arabia is undergoing a major transformation under the influence of the 32-year-old son of its leader, King Salman, at least 11 members of the royal family and dozens of senior officials and prominent businessmen have been arrested, in what is being described as an anti-corruption move. Among them is said to be Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire investor in such companies as Twitter and Citigroup sometimes known as the ...

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