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Iraqi, Saudi players in Paradise Papers

Gulf elites have so far escaped fairly lightly from the latest deluge of compromising documents from an offshore law firm. Among the few Gulf names included in the ‘Paradise Papers’ details released to date are Saudi ex-deputy defence minister Prince Khaled Bin Sultan Bin Abdelaziz and Iraqi politician Mudhar Shawkat.The Paradise Papers leaked from Appleby – which has offices in Bermuda and a string of other offshore jurisdictions – includes 13.4m files showing the interests and activities of more than 120 politicians and world leaders and 100-plus multinationals.

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