Source: BBC News
The heir to the throne in Saudi Arabia has consolidated his hold on power with a major purge of the kingdom’s political and business leadership.
A new anti-corruption body, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers and dozens of ex-ministers.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire with investments in Twitter and Apple, is among those held.
Separately King Salman replaced the national guard and the navy chiefs.
The new anti-corruption committee has the power to issue arrest warrants and travel bans.
Categories: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, The Muslim Times
This a sign of conflict in Saudi Arabia monarchy. It is a sign of war among them ( monarchy). Saudi Arabia monarchy are facing war with Yamen, Qatar, Hisbullah, Iran, Isis and al Qaida. Many enemy than before, is this a sign of ending monarchy?? Wait and see!