Presidential candidate Marada Movement leader MP Suleiman Franjieh did not meet with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his latest trip to Paris as was reported in the media, despite the fact that the 2 stayed at the same hotel . He reportedly went to Paris with his family to visit the Disneyland […]
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and anti-terror tsar sought on Tuesday to reassure Saudis of the country’s security after suicide attacks targeting the holy city of Medina, the U.S. consulate in Jeddah and Shi’ites in the city of Qatif. At least four people were killed in the attacks on Monday. No group has claimed responsibility but […]
Saudi Arabia's millennial Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, is plotting to try and take over as the country's new king by the end of 2016, according to a report from news site Middle East Eye (MEE). MEE says, citing two anonymous...Show More Summary
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 […]
Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz held a meeting with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and discussed bilateral relations in the defense sphere and cooperation in the fight against terrorism, Saudi media reported.
Why is Saudi Arabia — a highly conservative state where very little changes — suddenly embracing various kinds of reform, including loosening its repressive gender policies? Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has launched a media offensive to sell Vision 2030, which Bloomberg BusinessWeek called “the $2 trillion project to get Saudi Arabia’s economy off […]
If you’re the secretary general of the United Nations, you sometimes have awkward meetings. The secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, had one of those sessions on Wednesday. Mohammed bin Salman, the powerful deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia, came with an eight-member delegation to discuss, among other things, Mr. Ban’s decision to cite the Saudi-led military […]
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday met Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince, who remarked that he was not angry with the U.N. chief for briefly blacklisting a Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen.
Much has been said about Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ongoing visit to the United States. However, regardless of the intense speculation by some analysts about the tour's agenda; I think the trip should be seen asShow More Summary
One of the implications of the visit by a high-level Saudi delegation to Washington, California, and New York this week is that the Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz appears intent on investing in the developmentShow More Summary
The Lebanese presidency will be discussed during separate visits by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif and Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Bin Salman to France late in June, An Nahar daily reported on Saturday. Paris,which began preparations for the visit of its Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to Beirut on the tenth of July, is seeking […]
White House hosts Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in talks focusing on conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Friday discussed ways to support Iraqis in their fight against Islamic State militants and the importance of a political transition in war-torn Syria, the White House said.
Here's an especially timely news release for today: The British Independent reports: President Barack Obama will meet with Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, the White House has said. [The meeting was scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince requested a meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon after the United Nations infuriated Riyadh by briefly blacklisting a Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen, a U.N. spokesman said on Friday.
A news report by the Jordanian Petra News Agency suggested that Saudi Arabia has paid more than 20 percent of the cost of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, quoting Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman; however the latest statement of the agency claims its website was hacked when this story appeared.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince on Friday and the two are expected to discuss conflicts in the Middle East including the campaign against Islamic State, a White House spokesman said on Thursday.
Obama and the deputy crown prince are also expected to review Saudi Arabia's efforts to make its economy less reliant on oil revenues. The visit also comes after the Senate passed legislation that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the Saudi government, despite Saudi objections.
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is making his solo Washington debut this week, pitching an economic plan to investors and trying to counter negative views among U.S. lawmakers that his country isn’t stopping terrorist financing. Just don’t expect to see much of him. While Prince Mohammed, who is also the Saudi defense […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince held a full day of meetings with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, part of a visit aimed at restoring frayed ties with Washington and promoting his plan to wean the kingdom away from oil revenue.