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Saudi releases king’s photos after purge over ‘coup plot’

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia released images of King Salman carrying out his royal duties on Sunday, after a stunning purge of at least three princes including his brother and nephew for allegedly plotting a coup.Saudi royal guards on Friday detained the trio, multiple sources told AFP, in a move that signals Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s tightening grip on power.The detentions also raised speculation about the health of the 84-year-old king and whether Prince Mohammed’s succession to the Arab world’s most powerful throne was imminent.But the official Saudi Press Agency posted photos of the king presiding over the swearing-in ceremony of …read more

Source:: theSun