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Media: Saudi Arabia Releases Top Financier, Close to 90 Others Held in Graft Probe

Arab media, quoting family members, is reporting that top Saudi financier Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal was released by the government Saturday, after being held for several months.  Terms of any eventual financial settlement between the prince and the Saudi government were not immediately known. Alwaleed, whose Kingdom Holdings owns shares in a number of large U.S. corporations, including Twitter and Citigroup, was held along with others in Riyadh's luxurious Ritz Carlton Hotel....

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