6 Nov 2017

Dramatic purge in Saudi Arabia as Crown Prince grabs more power

From Morning Report, 8:28 am on 6 November 2017

There's been a dramatic purge of politicians and business leaders in Saudi Arabia. Eleven princes, four ministers and dozens of former ministers have been arrested. The dramatic move been spearheaded by the heir to the throne, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner tells us the arrests mark a seismic change for Saudi Arabia.