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Saudi prosecutor begins investigations into corruption cases

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has begun investigating the corruption cases of princes, top officials and businessmen who were detained late last year, an official told a pan-Arab newspaper.

King Salman’s cash bonus to workers to gulp $13.3 billion

A package of handouts to Saudi Arabian citizens announced by King Salman to compensate them for cost of living increases will cost the government about 50 billion riyals ($13.3 billion) this year, the information minister said.

Saudi Arabia expects Hajj revenues to exceed $4.2bn

Saudi Arabia expected its Hajj revenues to exceed 4.2 billion U.S. dollars for the current season, Al Sharq Al Awsat local newspaper reported on Monday.

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