Diplomatic papers leaked
At the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, diplomats talked about airing the grievances of disenchanted youths using Facebook and Twitter. At the embassy in Khartoum, they reported on Iran’s military aid to Sudan.
Meanwhile the Saudi mission in Geneva was dealing with a multimillion-dollar limo bill racked up by a Saudi princess.
The diplomatic documents published by WikiLeaks are the first batch of what the group says will be a much larger release, but they’ve already provided an unusual level of insight on the day-to-day of Saudi diplomacy, a snapshot of the lavish spending habits of senior royals and the political intrigue percolating across the Middle East.