Saudi Arabia: rumours of Mohammed Bin Nayef’s demise denied

Issue 1103 - 22 May 2020

Former crown prince Mohammed Bin Nayef Bin Abdelaziz (MBN) was said to have been transferred to an intensive care unit following a heart attack, according to a mysterious tweet sent by the General Directorate of Prisons (GDP) on 10 May, which also denied rumours of his death. The tweet was soon deleted and the GDP said its account had been hacked, but it was now back in control of it.

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