Crown Prince Mohammed forced those arrested to hand over their ill-gotten money back to the government. This was major news, since Saudi Arabia usually lets their top brass do as they please. That's what the guys discuss in this episode of the podcast: What's Happening in Saudi Arabia? Back in the 1980s, Saudi Arabia adopted a set of principles for ruling from the Wahhabism sect of Islam, an extremely rigid interpretation of the Quran. In April 2016, the crown prince implemented an ambitious plan to reduce Saudi Arabia's addiction to oil.