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Saudi Arabia, detains, two senior royals,king's brother

Saudi Arabia detains two senior royals, including king’s brother

03 March, 2020 9:01 am 9:01 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the Saudi royal family – Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, and Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s nephew, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, King Salman’s son and the de facto ruler of … Read More

Opposition, meetings, pose, threat, govt, Sheikh Rasheed

Russia detains more than 800 people in opposition crackdown

07 July, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police arrested more than 800 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin’s tight grip on power. The detentions came before and after a protest to demand that opposition members be allowed to run in a … Read More