Why did Saudi Arabia target billionaire media tycoons in its purge?

Published: 16/11/2017
Why did Saudi Arabia target billionaire media tycoons in its purge?
Source: WWW.WASHINGTONPOST.COM

On Nov. 5, Saudi authorities arrested dozens of the kingdom’s royal, political and business elite. Security forces sequestered princes, cabinet ministers and billionaires in Riyadh’s Ritz-Carlton, as the city’s private airport was shut down to prevent escape by private jet. The detainees face various charges of corruption issued by an all-powerful commission decreed by King […]

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