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Saudis picked up drugs in Cairo used to kill Khashoggi: report

The Hill 15 Jun 2021
The team of Saudi assassins who allegedly killed Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi reportedly stopped in Cairo to pick up drugs they used to assassinate him, Yahoo News reported Monday ... At the time of his death, Khashoggi had been a prominent critic of the crown prince and his crackdown on internal conflicts within the royal family.
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Jordan’s ex-royal court chief faces trial over monarchy plot

Dawn 14 Jun 2021
former royal court chief Bassem Awadallah, who also holds Saudi nationality, and former special envoy to the kingdom, Sharif Hassan bin Zaid ... Authorities have said his case had been resolved within the Hashemite royal family.
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Jordan prince sought Saudi help for coup: court charge

Manila Standard Today 14 Jun 2021
Both the accused have close ties to neighbouring Saudi Arabia. former royal court chief Bassem Awadallah, who also holds Saudi nationality, and former special envoy to the kingdom, Sharif Hassan bin Zaid ... Authorities have said his case had been resolved within the Hashemite royal family.
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2 confidants of senior Jordan royal charged with sedition

Rutland Herald 14 Jun 2021
Bin Zaid is a member of the royal family, and Awadallah, a former head of the royal court, reportedly has close ties to Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince ... his half-brother through mediation within the royal family and that Hamzah was in his own home under the king’s protection.
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Prince Hamzah’s confidants face sedition charges in Jordan

The Arab Weekly 14 Jun 2021
Bin Zaid is a member of the royal family and Awadallah, a former head of the royal court, reportedly has close ties to Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince ... his half-brother through mediation within the royal family and that Hamzah was in his own home under the king’s protection.
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Sedition charges filed against aides to half-brother of Jordan’s king

Irish Independent 14 Jun 2021
Mr Bin Zaid is a member of the royal family, and Mr Awadallah, a former head of the royal court, reportedly has close ties to Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince ... through mediation within the royal family and that Hamzah was in his own home under the king’s protection.
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Two confidants of senior Jordan royal charged with sedition

The New Arab 13 Jun 2021
Bin Zaid is a member of the royal family, and Awadallah, a former head of the royal court, reportedly has close ties to Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince ... his half-brother through mediation within the royal family and that Hamzah was in his own home under the king’s protection.
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Was Israel involved in Saudi, US attempts to undermine Jordan's king?

The Jerusalem Post 12 Jun 2021
Prince Hassan bin Zaid, a member of the Jordanian royal family, was also arrested, along with former Jordanian envoy to Saudi Arabia, Bassem Awadallah. Research based on the Jordanian investigative reports and on talks with American, Israeli, British, Jordanian and Saudi officials ...
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‘Conman bagged riches from Saudi princess Naela Al Rasheed’

The Times/The Sunday Times 10 Jun 2021
... of handbags, furs and other items from the former wife of a billionaire member of Saudi Arabia’s royal family, according to French prosecutors.
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US lawsuit casts spotlight on 'disappeared' Saudi royal

Straits Times 09 Jun 2021
Saudi authorities have not publicly commented on the detention of MBN, which laid bare rivalries inside the royal family ... The Saudi royal court did not respond to AFP's request for comment on the law firm's involvement in the case and on MBN's detention.
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2 years ago, a Saudi princess was kidnapped and jailed without charge. Her family say ...

Business Insider 09 Jun 2021
Basmah, an activist and businesswoman - and a member of the royal family - was abducted by Saudi state agents from her seafront penthouse in Jeddah that night, and has been detained a high-security prison in Riyadh ever since.
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Shots fired in air in Jordan after parliament votes out MP

Manila Standard Today 07 Jun 2021
Security forces deployed reinforcements in the district and set up checkpoints around Amman to "arrest those who violate the law", the source added ... Authorities said Hamzah's case was resolved within the royal family, but two former officials linked to Saudi Arabia are to stand trial over that affair, state media said on Wednesday. .
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Violence erupts in Jordan after parliament votes out MP

The Arab Weekly 07 Jun 2021
The early evening unrest came a day after four police officers were wounded in clashes with supporters of MP Oussama al-Ajarma in the Naour suburb in southern Amman ... Authorities said Hamzah’s case was resolved within the royal family, but two former officials linked to Saudi Arabia are to stand trial over that affair, state media said on Wednesday ... .
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Four Jordan policemen wounded in clashes with protesters

The New Arab 06 Jun 2021
Witnesses said the protesters were supporters of lawmaker Oussama al-Ajarma ... Authorities said Hamzah's case was resolved within the royal family, but two former officials linked to Saudi Arabia are to stand trial over that affair, state media said on Wednesday ....
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Gaddafi’s haunted plane lands in Istanbul after seven years of loneliness in France, nothing left ...

MegaloPreneur 05 Jun 2021
The aircraft was sold to a Saudi businessman and member of the royal family, Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, a prominent billionaire and businessman who cultivated a love for luxury aircraft (he ordered an Airbus A380 in 2007, a VIP version of the Airbus superjumbo, which was never made).

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