Saudi Arabia makes fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown

Donald Trump says Saudi purge targets were 'milking' country

Donald Trump says Saudi purge targets were 'milking' country

He tweeted yesterday that he has "great confidence" in the crown prince's arrests of Saudi billionaires and officials, even before the State Department finished a formal review of the situation. "But I think as things stand, they will be able to reach an agreement in the November meeting", the senior lecturer in Energy Economics, Xiaoyi Mu, has concluded. All of the weapons, including a fourth, were purchased by the suspect himself, and all were purchased after his conviction. Authorities have confirmed that the shooting was not linked to race or religion, and the FBI does not have a terrorism investigation open at this time.

It said that "Iran's role and its direct command of its Houthi proxy in this matter constitutes a clear act of aggression that targets neighboring countries, and threatens peace and security in the region and globally".

The development is likely to affect the domestic policy balances of Saudi Arabia and Iran respectively. "U.S. President Donald Trump said those arrested had been "'milking' their country for years" but some Western officials expressed unease about the possible reaction in Riyadh's opaque tribal and royal politics.

In the wake of the missile incident, the Saudi-led alliance has intensified its Yemen embargo, announcing the "immediate" closure of all air, land and sea ports of the Arabian Peninsula country.

"We want investors to have confidence in our system..." The project finance loan matures in 2018. We've seen the hand of Iran in Syria. The deceased include at least 8 members of a single family, CNN reports.

The airstrikes targeted Harran village, which is located about 30 km south of battlefronts of Medi desert and Haradh border crossing near the southern Saudi borders, Xinhua reported. "And in fact, King Salman isn't ruling - who's ruling is actually MBS [Mohammed bin Salman]", he said.

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However, Adi Imsirovic, a teaching fellow in Economics at Surrey Energy Economics Centre (SEEC), argued that the new developments in the Middle East could create market risks and drive up oil prices in the future.

"It was an Iranian missile, launched by Hezbollah, from territory occupied by the Houthis in Yemen", Adel al-Jubeir told CNN on Monday.

Those behind the Saudi Crown Prince don't differentiate between Hezbollah and the Lebanese government, Escobar believes. "So this is a politically risky move". "We know how Prime Minister Hariri talks and his political phrases, this was unlike him".

"He's essentially attempting to wipe out opponents", Boghardt said.

"Saudi leadership is pushing for change".

Nasrallah added that if the resignation of the head of the government sought to unleash an Israeli attack on Lebanon then this will not happen because Israel does not take into consideration an existence of an active Lebanese government in case it decided to attack Lebanon.

Prince Mohammed, Henderson suspects, believes his power play will strengthen his own position and encourage foreign investment.

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