A general view of the closed Ritz Karlton hotel in Riyadh. AFP / FAYEZ NURELDINE
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Saudi authorities are still holding 95 people in an anti-corruption campaign that was launched nearly three months ago by the kingdom's influential crown prince, Saudi press quoting the attorney general reported Wednesday. A Saudi infographic shared on social media said that detainees who have not agreed on financial settlements to close their case will be referred to the public prosecution. Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is among those still being held since November when Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered the stunning arrests of top princes, businessmen and officials. If an agreement cannot be reached, the attorney general has said detainees will be prosecuted, investigated further and could face more than six months of jail terms. At least 11 princes were among those detained in the surprise sweep that began on Nov. 4 .
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