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What's Next for Saudi's Elite After Leaving Ritz? Even before Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and other billionaires were released after almost three months in detention, Saudi officials had already pronounced their controversial anti-corruption crackdown a resounding success. Authorities were on track to recover more than $100 billion in settlement deals in exchange for dropping all charges against dozens of the country’s rich and famous, a senior official said last week (Bloomberg).
Inside Afrin, the true victims of Turkey's invasion of northern Syria are revealed - refugees, babies, women and children. In part three of his Inside Syria series, and the first Western media report from Afrin since the start of the Turkish offensive, Robert Fisk shows just how ‘surgical’ is the attack on ‘terrorists’ in Operation Olive Branch, writes Robert Fisk on the Independent.
'Only A Dictator' play banned in parts of Turkey. Turkish actor Baris Atay plays a dictator in a one-man show that is intended to get audiences thinking. The play has been banned in several Turkish cities, but Atay remains defiant (Deutsche Welle).