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THIEVES GRAB JEWELS, CASH FROM KHASHOGGI FAMILY

Thieves swooped twice on the family of Saudi multimillionaire Adnan Khashoggi on holiday on the French Riviera, stealing jewelry, cash and valuables from two villas within a few days, French police said Wednesday.

They said jewels worth 20 million francs ($4.2 million) belonging to Khashoggi's wife Shahpari were stolen last weekend from their rented villa at Villefranche-sur-Mer.The villa showed no signs of forced entry and none of the five employees reported hearing anything unusual.

On Tuesday, cash, a watch and cufflinks worth 130,000 francs ($27,000) disappeared from the villa of Khashoggi's son Hussein in nearby Mougins, police said. The Saudi financier regularly takes holidays on the French Riviera.