Tag Archive: Mohammad bin Salman

“Gnomes Of Zurich” In Panic As Saudi Corruption Crackdown Sparks Flood Of Money Laundering Inquiries

There are two divergent views on the crackdown on corruption by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), which led to the arrest and detention of 200 princes, ministers and former ministers. On one hand, it was a masterstroke which will earn political capital with the Saudi people and catalyse an Arab Spring in which MBS is a modernizing reformer who will liberalise Islam.

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Own Gold Bullion To “Support National Security” – Russian Central Bank

We own gold bullion to “support national security” – Russian Central Bank. Russia warns Washington: Confiscating fx reserves would be “declaration of financial war”. Russia has quadrupled its gold bullion reserves in decade. BRICs discussing ‘the possibility of establishing a single (system of) gold trade’. Russia, China & maybe Saudi Arabia form alliances to unseat petrodollar. Putin warns state-owned and private companies: be ready for rapid...

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Saudi Billionaires Scramble To Move Cash Offshore, Escape Asset Freeze

Over the weekend, Saudi King Salman shocked the world by abruptly announcing the arrests of 11 senior princes and some 38 ministers, including Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, the world’s sixty-first richest man and the largest shareholder in Citi, News Corp. and Twitter.

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