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US$9 billion US fraud charge dropped in Saudi’s long-running feud between Al Gosaibi and Al Sanea

The international cold war between Saudi Arabia’s Al Gosaibi family and fellow Saudi businessman Maan Al Sanea took an unexpected turn on Monday after the Gosaibis dropped their US$9 billion claim against Glenn Stewart, often described as Mr Al Sanea’s right-hand man.


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