“Amr al-Madani, chief executive officer of the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), the government agency created in 2017 to conserve and develop AlUla, a 2,000-year-old archaeological and historical site in northwestern Saudi Arabia, was arrested on January 28 on allegations of corruption. News of his arrest was made public by the country’s Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha). Al-Madani is accused of abuse of authority and money laundering.”