Details have emerged of last month's "palace coup" in Saudi Arabia which saw the king's 31-year-old son depose his cousin to become heir to the throne. Mohammed bin Nayef, the former crown prince, was reportedly held in a room...Show More Summary
The sudden royal family shake-up was reportedly brought on by "pressuring" deposed crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef.
The heir to the throne, Mohammed bin Nayef, was held in a palace in Mecca and forced to yield to Mohammed bin Salman, 31, who became the new crown prince.
By : HIDEMITSU KIBE DUBAI — By a rare royal decree, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was recently named Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince. King Salman, his 81-year-old father, dismissed nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, who was first in line to the throne, favoring his own son instead. The decision was a break with the country’s tacitly […]
According to the New York Times, Prince Mohammed ben Nayef Al Saoud, who was the heir to the crown (that is, until last week), appears to have been under house arrest. Several responsible officials have strongly denied that the prince has been place under arrest. Show More Summary
Muhammed Bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz Al Sa’ud Confined To His Palace In Jidda, according to the New York Times today. So the story about the now deposed 57-year old former Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and former Minister of the Interior, Muhammed bin Nayef (MbN), putting out a video supporting his own removal appears to […]
In Jidda, according to the New York Times today. So the story about the now deposed 57-year old former Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and former Minister of the Interior, Muhammed bin Nayef (MbN), putting out a video supporting his own removal appears to be phony propaganda. Show More Summary
Saudi officials deny claims Mohammed bin Nayef is under house arrest while power transition takes effect The deposed Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, has been confined to his palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, as his young successor seeks to consolidate his newfound power, two sources close to the royal family have confirmed. Show More Summary
Officials say Mohammed bin Nayef has been confined to his palace by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sultan.
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi official on Thursday denied a report that former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef was confined to a palace and barred from traveling abroad after he was replaced by his cousin Prince Mohammed bin Salman as next to the throne.
The restrictions on Mohammed bin Nayef seek to limit any potential opposition for the new crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, American officials and Saudis say.
US secretary of state Rex Tillerson meets with then-Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef in May. Tillerson has warned the Gulf states to make their demands of Qatar ‘reasonable and actionable’. The crisis created by the ultimatum delivered to Qatar by the Saudi-led Gulf coalition has been deepened by mixed messages from Washington.
King Salmane ben Abdelaziz Al Saoud (81 years old) has removed from office 57 year old Emir Mohammed ben Nayef Al Saoud. The latter was the Crown Prince, Vice-Prime Minister and the Minister of Home Affairs, all at the same time. De facto, the King's son, Prince Mohammed ben Salmane Al Saoud (31 years), will become the new Crown Prince. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ordained his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince on Wednesday. Salman stripped his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, of the title, which is next in line to the Saudi throne. As...Show More Summary
In a surprise reshuffle of the royal hierarchy, the former crown prince was relieved of all his roles.
Royal decree removes Mohammed bin Nayef as next-in-line to the throne and replaces him with Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has named his son, Mohammed bin Salman, as heir, in a major reshuffle announced on Wednesday. A royal decree removed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as next in line to the throne and replaced him with Mohammed bin Salman, 31, who was previously the deputy crown prince....
Mohammed bin Nayef, who had been positioned to inherit the throne, has been stripped of his title as crown prince Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him firmly as...Show More Summary
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been relieved of his post and replaced by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a royal decree published by state news agency SPA reported.
Mike Pompeo gives Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Nayef the George Tenet award for his 'counter-terrorism' work.