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Intrigue in the House of Saud: Anti-graft sweep, arrests and mysterious deaths mark strange times in Saudi Arabia

Firstpost Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Dozens of high-profile Saudi political and business figures arrested in an anti-corruption sweep will face trial, the attorney general said.
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News video: Sweeping Anti-Graft Purge Hits Gulf Markets

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On Tuesday, all major Gulf stock markets slid as concerns over Saudi Arabia's sweeping anti-graft purge, a campaign viewed by critics as a populist power grab but by many other Saudis as an overdue attack on corruption amongst the ultra-elite. U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed the crackdown,...

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