Saudi Arabia detains three senior members of royal family

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is considered the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia Three senior members of Saudi Arabia’s royal family, including the king’s brother, have been arrested for unexplained reasons. Two of the men were among the kingdom’s…

Top Saudi Royal Family Members Detained

Saudi Arabian authorities detained two of the kingdom’s most prominent figures for an alleged coup attempt, further consolidating the power of the king’s son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and clearing away once-formidable rivals to the throne, according to people familiar with the matter. The…