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Bin Nayef receives CIA award for 'counter-terrorism'

Mike Pompeo gives Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Nayef the George Tenet award for his 'counter-terrorism' work.

Saudi Crown prince says U.S.-Saudi ties strong

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's relations with the United States are "historic and strategic", Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef said on the occasion of the visit of CIA director Mike Pompeo to Riyadh.

Egypt to Try Nearly 300 ISIS Suspects Over Sisi and Saudi Prince Assassination Plots

Egyptian authorities are to try 292 Islamic State militant group (ISIS) suspects for involvement in plots to assassinate Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef. All individuals reported by...Show More Summary

Saudis Puzzled By Sept 11 Legislation, Blame Israel: "Mossad Must Have Done This"

As Congress considers a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudia Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef told the United Nations General Assembly that he's "puzzled" by the move given that Saudi Arabia "suffered from terrorism" long before 9/11. Show More Summary

US, Saudi Arabia 'Have No Right to Decide the Fate of Yemen'

US Secretary of State John Kerry recently announced that he was ‘deeply troubled’ by photographs shown to him by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef, which allegedly show missiles shipped from Iran that are now being deployed at the Yemeni-Saudi border.

Saudi prince Mohammad Bin Salman could jump-start the kingdom, or drive it off a cliff

By David Ignatius The tensions unsettling the Saudi royal family became clear in September, when Joseph Westphal, the U.S. ambassador to Riyadh, flew to Jiddah to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, nominally the heir to the throne. But when he arrived, he was told that the deputy crown prince, a brash 30-year-old named Mohammed […]

Breaking the Saudi rules of succession

On April 29, 2015, King Salman of Saudi Arabia appointed Mohammed bin Nayef, a grandson of the state’s founder, second-in-line to the throne as crown prince and placed Mohammed bin Salman, a 29-year-old prince, third-in-line as deputy crown prince. The major change comes just months after Salman acceded to the throne on Jan. 23, following […]

Obama to meet with Saudi crown prince, deputy in Oval Office on Wednesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office on Wednesday, ahead of a summit with other Gulf Arab leaders, the White House said on Tuesday.

Saudi king sending crown prince to summit with Obama

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman has designated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef to attend a Gulf Arab summit with U.S. President Barack Obama in his place, the Saudi foreign minister said, the state news agency, SPA, said on Sund...

Constructive Dialogue in Saudi Arabia

Secretary Kerry visited Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 6-7 for a series of meetings on regional security issues with senior government leaders including His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, His Royal Highness, the Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman and Foreign Minister al-

Don’t Be Fooled by Saudi’s Reshuffle

By Adam Coogle | (Human Rights Watch) | – King Salman’s promotion of his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef to the position of crown prince and heir apparent marks a change of direction…

Saudi Leadership Changes Highlight Contradictions in U.S. Middle East Policy

Yesterday King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a series of royal decrees removing his half-brother, Prince Muqrin, as Crown Prince and replacing him with Mohammed bin Nayef, Minister of the Interior and head of the powerful Council of Political and Security Affairs. Show More Summary

Saudi Leadership Changes Highlight Contradictions in U.S. Middle East Policy

Yesterday King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a series of royal decrees removing his half-brother Prince Muqrin as Crown Prince and replacing him with Mohammed bin Nayef, the Minister of the Interior and head of the powerful Council of Political and Security Affairs. Show More Summary

Meet the man who's next in line to rule one of the most contentious nations on the planet

On Wednesday, Saudi King Salman dramatically reshuffled the order of succession for the Saudi crown, booting his half-brother Muqrin from the role of crown prince and naming his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef al Saud as successor to the crown. Show More Summary

Saudi king appoints nephew as crown prince

Major reshuffle sees King Salman naming Prince Nayef as heir and replacing the world's longest-serving foreign minister.

Saudi King Salman Appoints New Crown Prince

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

DUBAI, April 29 (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday sacked his younger half brother as crown prince and appointed his nephew, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, as the new heir apparent, state television said. He...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: New Saudi king puts ruthless, U.S. favorite third in line for the throne

Secretary Kerry Shakes Hands With hard-nosed Saudi Interior Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Nayef in February 2014. Bin Nayef is now deputy crown prince, third in line to the throne of the kingdom. Marcy Wheeler (emptywheel) discusses the Saudi succession. Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia names new interior minister

King appoints Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, son of the late interior minister and crown prince, to head key ministry.

Doddery Arabia

5 years agoNews : Daily Chart

As royal heirs succumb to old age, Saudi Arabia's monarchy faces a difficult future THE death on June 16th of Crown Prince Nayef, heir to the Saudi throne, has highlighted the fragility of the world's most conservative monarchy. His predecessor, Sultan, died in October at the age of 87. Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia Names Salman New Crown Prince

As expected, Saudi Arabia today named Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz the new crown prince following the death of Crown Prince Nayef, who was buried yesterday. Salman, now next in line to the throne, will remain defense minister and will also become deputy prime minister. Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz will replace...

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