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EXCLUSIVE: Senior Saudi figures tortured and beaten in purge
Middleeasteye ^ | 11-9-17 | David Hearst

Posted on 11/10/2017 5:03:37 PM PST by dynachrome

Some senior figures detained in last Saturday's purge in Saudi Arabia were beaten and tortured so badly during their arrest or subsequent interrogations that they required hospital treatment, Middle East Eye can reveal.

People inside the royal court also told MEE that the scale of the crackdown, which has brought new arrests each day, is much bigger than Saudi authorities have admitted, with more than 500 people detained and double that number questioned.

Members of the royal family, government ministers and business tycoons were caught up in the sudden wave of arrests orchestrated by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, under the banner of an anti-corruption drive.

Some, but not all, of the top figures arrested were singled out for the most brutal treatment, suffering wounds to the body sustained by classic torture methods. There are no wounds to their faces, so they will show no physical signs of their ordeal when they next appear in public

(Excerpt) Read more at middleeasteye.net ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: houseofsaud; mystery; purges; saudiarabia; saudis
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"One of the most famous (arrested) is Prince Bandar bin Sultan, a former Saudi ambassador to Washington and confidant of former US president George W Bush.

There is no word on his fate, but Saudi authorities said that one of the corruption cases they are looking at is the al-Yamamah arms deal, in which Bandar was involved."

That's how they roll over there.

1 posted on 11/10/2017 5:03:37 PM PST by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

Something tells me that heads will have to roll, literally, or else some day these guys on the outs now will be back. In black.


2 posted on 11/10/2017 5:05:26 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m thinking some heads have rolled already. We just don’t know about it yet.


3 posted on 11/10/2017 5:06:56 PM PST by dynachrome (When an empire dies, you are left with vast monuments in front of which peasants squat to defecate)
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To: dynachrome

What is the arms deal?


4 posted on 11/10/2017 5:07:49 PM PST by McGavin999 ("The press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood."Thomas Jefferson)
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To: dynachrome

Good. Beat them and throw shoes at them.


5 posted on 11/10/2017 5:08:21 PM PST by tennmountainman ("Prophet Mountainman" Predicter Of All Things RINO...for a small fee!)
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To: dynachrome

That’s the way to obtain the password to their Swiss bank accounts. We should try it with Hillary and Obama.


6 posted on 11/10/2017 5:13:32 PM PST by ryderann
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To: dynachrome

Salman was in Las Vegas at the Tropicana, Oct. 1, 2017, being escorted out by a SWAT team ready to fire at anyone, at the time of the Mandalay incident. The prince he is torturing now owns the Four Seasons, all 4 stories directly above Paddock`s room.


7 posted on 11/10/2017 5:13:54 PM PST by bunkerhill7 (((("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")))))))
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To: dynachrome

Probably right

No word yet on talal daughter reem who was arrested


8 posted on 11/10/2017 5:15:14 PM PST by RummyChick (I have no inside sources, media sources, or federal government employee sources. NONE)
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To: bunkerhill7

Wow..adds to the theory on vegas


9 posted on 11/10/2017 5:16:38 PM PST by RummyChick (I have no inside sources, media sources, or federal government employee sources. NONE)
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To: RummyChick

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3602404/posts

read post #11


10 posted on 11/10/2017 5:18:54 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches, and get with what's real.)
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.......and confidant of former US president George W Bush.

Remember Bush constantly telling us "It's A Religion Of Peace"

What A Maroon

11 posted on 11/10/2017 5:20:17 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: McGavin999

Al Yamamah

Look it up.

Multiple arms sales from the UK over 20+ years in exchange for oil.

Prince Bandar is a very interesting fellow, he’s had his fingers in a heck of a lot. And a great deal of mystery too. Look him up.


12 posted on 11/10/2017 5:24:52 PM PST by buwaya
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To: dynachrome

This Saudi succession struggle has featured firefights, a missile/anti-missile explosion over Riyadh, bank account freezes...

Why not a concert shooting..?

The Saudi-owned Four Seasons is the top 4 floors of the Mandalay Bay.

What ELSE is very nearly at the top of the Mandalay Bay..?

Floor 32 —the perch of the shooting.

Having the meet there would put just a staircase or two between the shooter and the hotel.

DID PART OF THIS SUCCESSION STRUGGLE PLAY OUT IN VEGAS..?

Was something ELSE supposed to happen there, but was prevented..?

Was the concert shooting intented as a distration from SOMETHING ELSE..?


13 posted on 11/10/2017 5:26:24 PM PST by gaijin (Basically Obama lawyers would blatantly make up some totally groundless allegation against a fat cas)
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Remember the long-omitted secret pages of the 9-11 report..?

They say part of the report described Al-Waleed, long considered a well-traveled sophisticate, as having financed part of the original NYC 9-11 attack.

14 posted on 11/10/2017 5:30:31 PM PST by gaijin (Basically Obama lawyers would blatantly make up some totally groundless allegation against a fat cas)
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To: PhiloBedo

Thanks. I read that post already and sometimes have to pinch myself to see if I only dreamt it.


15 posted on 11/10/2017 5:32:28 PM PST by Cold Heart
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To: dynachrome
Good. The fewer saracens, the better.


16 posted on 11/10/2017 5:39:57 PM PST by wastedyears (US out of the UN, UN out of the US.)
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To: dynachrome

well they did try to kill him.


17 posted on 11/10/2017 5:40:56 PM PST by CJ Wolf (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World)
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To: gaijin

Waleed, Turki and Bandar among the princes have been mentioned several times.


18 posted on 11/10/2017 5:43:10 PM PST by buwaya
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To: dynachrome

Well at least they didn’t die in an airplane crash


19 posted on 11/10/2017 5:43:44 PM PST by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: buwaya

He was also very close to the Bush family. I’m beginning to understand the reach of The Swamp


20 posted on 11/10/2017 5:44:35 PM PST by McGavin999 ("The press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood."Thomas Jefferson)
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