Guinea Detains Official From Israeli Mining Company in Corruption Probe

Vice president of local branch of Israeli firm BSG Resources is taken into custody in connection with a corruption inquiry; documents obtained by authorities in the U.S. suggest the company, owned by Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz, promised to pay millions of dollars in Africa to win valuable mining concessions.

Authorities in Guinea have detained a senior official with the local unit of Israeli mining firm BSG Resources (BSGR) and are questioning him over...