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2020-03-10 Arabia
House of Saud in apparent jitters: String of arrests elongating
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Posted by Fred 2020-03-10 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10802 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia 

#1 Al Jazeera: Separately, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday the sweep broadened to include dozens of interior ministry officials, senior army officers and others suspected of supporting a coup attempt.
It came a day after the Journal cited sources familiar with the matter as saying masked guards with the royal court on Friday arrested Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, a younger brother of King Salman, and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the king's nephew and a former crown prince. The guards also detained a brother of Mohammed bin Nayef.
Posted by b 2020-03-10 09:04||   2020-03-10 09:04|| Front Page Top

#2 Didn't know the Magic Kingdom had swamps.
Posted by Lex 2020-03-10 09:06||   2020-03-10 09:06|| Front Page Top

#3 Strictly a guess on my part, but it seems as if MBS's rise coincided with King Salman becoming non compos mentis, and now MBS is in Phase II of sweeping away people that the King may otherwise have protected to some extent.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-03-10 09:20||   2020-03-10 09:20|| Front Page Top

#4 If civil wars are horrific, family wars outdo them.
Posted by Mercutio 2020-03-10 10:32||   2020-03-10 10:32|| Front Page Top

#5 Just some Gulenists to dispose of. Nothing to see here. Move along!
Posted by SteveS 2020-03-10 19:35||   2020-03-10 19:35|| Front Page Top

#6 Keep your enemies close, and your brothers and nephews in the family dungeon.
Posted by Grunter 2020-03-10 23:04||   2020-03-10 23:04|| Front Page Top

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