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Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel to reopen on February 11

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton hotel to reopen on February 11

The luxury hotel was closed for business since the unprecedented probe was launched on November 4 by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who was appointed as heir to the throne in June.

Saudi Arabia confirms princes arrested over protest

Saudi Arabia confirms princes arrested over protest

Saudi media on Saturday had reported the princes arrested after gathering outside Qasr al-Hokm, a historical palace in Riyadh, in protest against a government decision to stop paying the water and electricity bills of royals.

Saudi graft purge 'raises a few concerns': Tillerson

Saudi graft purge 'raises a few concerns': Tillerson

Speaking to reporters before landing in the Vietnamese city of Danang, Washington's top diplomat said Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption purge was "well intended".

Erdogan announces army overhaul in latest post-coup shakeup

Erdogan announces army overhaul in latest post-coup shakeup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to overhaul the army in response to last week's failed coup, a sign that a newly imposed state of emergency would be used to press on with a purge that has alarmed the West.