Breaking News: Saudi king orders major reshuffle of top government posts. Al Jazeera English

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Breaking News: Saudi king orders major reshuffle of top government posts. Al Jazeera English

December 27, 2018| Arlaadi Online

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has announced a major reshuffle of his cabinet. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has been replaced and a new political and security council has been formed.

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, and replaced by a veteran former finance minister, Ibrahim Al-Assaf, according to a royal decree.

Marwan Kabalan, head of policy analysis at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, talks to Al Jazeera about what could be behind the shuffle.

Source: Aljazeera

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