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Saudi Crown Prince Detains King’s Brother, Other Royals, Tightening Grip on Power as Oil Revenues Slide

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia placed three members of his royal family under arrest Friday. Reasons for the arrests have not been confirmed. Placed under detention were Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, royal cousin Prine …

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Saudi Arabia detains king’s brother, nephew in crackdown: Reports | News

Saudi Arabia detains king's brother, nephew in crackdown: Reports | News

Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the royal family – Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s nephews, according to reports citing sources with knowledge of the matter. The Wall Street Journal reported the detentions of the two royals on Friday …

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Saudi Arabia detains three senior members of royal family

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is considered the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia Three senior members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family, including the king’s brother, have been arrested for unexplained reasons, US media report. Two of the men were among the kingdom’s most influential …

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