Arab world taken by storm by Saudi arrest of Palestinian-Jordanian banker

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman (MbS) suddenly detained the Palestinian-Jordanian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri, aged 80, who has majority holdings in the Palestinian territories, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. His detention could impact on major economic interests in all three. DEBKAfile reveals that the Saudi and UAE rulers demanded that Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas present himself at once in Riyadh.  MbS acted after his warning to Abbas and King Abdullah to stay away from Erdogan’s Islamic conference in Istanbul, for launching a campaign against Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, was not heeded.

 

 

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8 thoughts on “Arab world taken by storm by Saudi arrest of Palestinian-Jordanian banker

  • Dec 16, 2017 @ 22:17 at 22:17
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    Thank you Saudi Arabia leader. Many rewards for you someday.

    Regards, Dave

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    • Dec 16, 2017 @ 23:30 at 23:30
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      Let us see also Mahmoud Abbas presenting himself at once in Hell, this will round my day quite perfect!

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  • Dec 17, 2017 @ 12:52 at 12:52
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    I hope the US has a better leash on Salman these days…if they press Abbas too hard by cutting off his oxygen totally and impulsively then we may be looking at more of a mess than intended with another genie out of the bottle that’s too hard to manage…anyway this man (now bearing a message) has been released now..

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    • Dec 17, 2017 @ 13:18 at 13:18
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      There is no such thing as a “worse mess” in the case of “Palestinian” anger, corruption, ingrained hatred, greed, and pure evil. The more they are destabilized and questioned and scrutinized, the better chance yhe world has to see how their propaganda and terror machine operates and to bring it to an end. They have been kept alive by leftists who support the lies because it helps leftists to create anarchy against civilization and overthrow Western values and democracy to replace them with some ugly form of global communism.

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      • Dec 17, 2017 @ 14:44 at 14:44
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        I beg to differ…a worse mess could be cornering someone, giving them a nothing to lose situation and another war with a lot of people dead or maimed on both sides…

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  • Dec 17, 2017 @ 16:29 at 16:29
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    Not enough detail t work out what is going on.

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    • Dec 17, 2017 @ 23:30 at 23:30
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      Abbas wants to be the keeper of the Jerusalem, and put in a shadow Mecca.
      The religious authority would be the Jordanian king, and the turkish (islamic) army the defender.
      Huge economic implications.
      But MbS says no, mostly because the electric cars.

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  • Dec 18, 2017 @ 2:46 at 2:46
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    Abbas will be arrested in Riyahd if he goes and prosecuted along with the 80 year old billionaire.

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