FILE - In this 1998 file photo made available on March 19, 2004, Osama bin Laden is seen at a news conference in Khost, Afghanistan. The reported arrest on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 of Bakr Binladin, who was Osama bin Laden’s half brother and chairman of the expansive Saudi Binladin Group, signals the end of the Al Saud-Binladin family alliance. His arrest also speaks to the larger demands being made on the business community to pay into the crown prince’s economic vision in this era of lower oil prices.
FILE - In this 1998 file photo made available on March 19, 2004, Osama bin Laden is seen at a news conference in Khost, Afghanistan. The reported arrest on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 of Bakr Binladin, who was Osama bin Laden’s half brother and chairman of the expansive Saudi Binladin Group, signals the end of the Al Saud-Binladin family alliance. His arrest also speaks to the larger demands being made on the business community to pay into the crown prince’s economic vision in this era of lower oil prices. Mazhar Ali Khan, File AP Photo
FILE - In this 1998 file photo made available on March 19, 2004, Osama bin Laden is seen at a news conference in Khost, Afghanistan. The reported arrest on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 of Bakr Binladin, who was Osama bin Laden’s half brother and chairman of the expansive Saudi Binladin Group, signals the end of the Al Saud-Binladin family alliance. His arrest also speaks to the larger demands being made on the business community to pay into the crown prince’s economic vision in this era of lower oil prices. Mazhar Ali Khan, File AP Photo

Saudi arrest of Binladin family scion shatters royal entente

November 10, 2017 12:53 PM

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