SAUDI CROWN PRINCE UPENDS TRADITIONS IN PURGE OF RIVALS

PRINCE ALWALEED HAS BEEN A VOCAL SUPPORTER OF THE CROWN PRINCE'S PLANS TO ATTRACT OUTSIDE INVESTORS TO SAUDI ARABIA.

SAUDI ARABIAN BUSINESSMEN AND ROYALS ANXIOUS ABOUT THE CROWN PRINCE'S PLANS WERE QUIETLY MOVING ASSETS OUT OF THE COUNTRY EVEN BEFORE THE ARRESTS.

He has led Saudi Arabia into a protracted military conflict in Yemen and a bitter feud with its Persian Gulf neighbor Qatar.
Michael Stephens, who studies Saudi Arabia at the Royal United Services Institute in London, recalled the bloody purges other leaders in the region have sometimes used to eliminate rivals.
Prince Alwaleed has been a vocal supporter of the crown prince's plans to attract outside investors to Saudi Arabia.

LONDON — A midnight blitz of arrests ordered by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia over the weekend has ensnared dozens of its most influential figures, including 11 of his royal cousins, in what by Sunday appeared to be the...

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