From the web: “Adnan Khashoggi, High-Living Saudi Arms Trader, Dies at 81”

Adnan Khashoggi, the flamboyant Saudi arms trader who rose to spectacular wealth in the 1970s and 1980s while treating the world to displays of decadence breathtaking even by the standards of that era, died on Tuesday in London. He was 81. His family announced his death in a statement.

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