Saudi princes, ex-ministers arrested in anti-graft purge: report

Saudi princes, ex-ministers arrested in anti-graft purge: reportSaudi Arabia arrested 10 princes and dozens of former government ministers on Saturday, reports said, in a major purge immediately after an anti-corruption commission was established. Separately, the powerful heads of the Saudi National Guard, an elite internal security force, and the navy were replaced in a series of high-profile sackings that sent shock waves in the kingdom. The developments follow a political crackdown in September as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, set to be the first millennial to occupy the Saudi throne, cements his grip on power.



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