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Saudi Arabia detains princes, ex-ministers in anti-corruption drive
November 5, 2017 / 4:00 AM / 14 days ago

Saudi Arabia detains princes, ex-ministers in anti-corruption drive

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has detained 10 princes and dozens of former ministers through its newly formed anti-corruption committee, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported, citing unnamed sources.

The new committee, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was formed by royal decree hours earlier on Saturday.

Reporting by Reem Shamseddine and Katie Paul; editing by Andrew Roche

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