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Saudi Female Sentenced to 6 Years for Incitement, Terrorist Links

A Saudi court has sentenced a female Saudi national to six years in prison for terrorist links and inciting the assassination of the monarchy’s crown prince and interior minister, national media reported Wednesday

Going Public? Privatization of Saudi Aramco Requires Serious Changes

While Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Prince Mohammad bin Salman insists he is "enthusiastic" about the possible privatization of Aramco, experts are racking their brains over the monarchy's decision, asking whether a Saudi Aramco IPO will make any sense for the ruling family.

The young Saudi royal at the heart of the Middle East’s great power struggle

4 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was in Islamabad, meeting with Pakistani President Nawaz Sharif. The recent flaring of tensions between the Saudis and their regional foe, Iran, compelled the visit to a longstanding ally. The Pakistani military reiterated its commitment to Riyadh, declaring in a statement "that any threat to Saudi […]

What’s at Stake in Privatizing Saudi Aramco Now?

Jean-François Seznec Energy, Middle East The privatization of Saudi Aramco has been discussed for years, but never got anywhere. Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, gave a fascinating interview to the Economist on January 4. Show More Summary

Potentially Worth Trillions, But Is Aramco A "Good Deal" For Investors?

Submitted by Nick Cunningham via, Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince Muhammad bin Salman made headlines this week when he said that the kingdom was considering an IPO of Saudi Aramco, the nation’s state-owned oil company. Show More Summary

Bankers are scrambling to get in on what could be the biggest deal of all time

Saudi Arabia is considering selling shares of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned company that is the world's largest oil producer, on a public exchange. The revelation came, somewhat unexpectedly, from Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince,Show More Summary

Transcript: Interview with Muhammad bin Salman

The Economist meets Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince, the man who wields power behind the throne of his father, King Salman Jan 6th 2016  | DIRIYA | Middle East and Africa Muhammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince and the country’s defence minister, spoke to The Economist on January 4th. As part of a five-hour conversation, he gave his first […]

Saudi Arabian prince: War with Iran not going to happen

Deputy crown prince tells British magazine an Iran-Saudi war would mean catastrophe for the conflict-wracked region.

Saudi Arabia Seeks No War With Iran Despite Tensions - Deputy Crown Prince

According to Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince, the country doesn't seek any military confrontation with Iran.

Saudi Arabia's Declaration of Independence

United Arab Emirates Air Force F-16E being deployed in Yemen intervention On December 15th, Prince Mohammed bin Salman al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia, announced the formation of a new, 34 member, Islamic...Show More Summary

German spy agency warns of Saudi shift to 'impulsive' policies

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency, in an unusual public statement issued on Wednesday, voiced concern that Saudi Arabia was becoming impulsive in its foreign policy as powerful young Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman asserts himself.

New Saudi performance center adds to top prince's powers

RIYADH (Reuters) - Hit by falling oil prices, Saudi Arabia has set up a new body that aims to improve the efficiency of government agencies while giving more influence to the powerful young Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Prospects for Russian-Saudi Relations: Real Partnership or Strategic Trap?

With the dust settling over Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman's visit to St. Petersburg last month, Russian Political Scientist Vladimir Efimov attempts to make sense of the visit.

"Who's Allied With Whom?" Putin & The Saudi Caravan

Authored by Pepe Escobar, originally posted at, No one – as usual - saw it coming. So guess who walks into a room in St. Petersburg this past Thursday; Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince – and Defense Minister – Muhammad...Show More Summary

Saudi Crown Prince Visits Putin as Two Countries Weigh Mending Ties

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on Thursday to discuss ties and confirm the Saudi King's upcoming visit.

Surprising Saudi Rises as a Prince Among Princes

8 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 29, has swiftly accumulated more power than any prince has ever held, and he has become one of Saudi Arabia’s most visible leaders.

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 […]

Self-Professed Foreign Policy Expert Obama Botches Names of BOTH Saudi Crown Princes

President Obama–our self-professed “expert” in foreign policy–had a very bad day at his Middle East Summit… you know, the one most Middle Eastern leaders skipped? Yeah, that one. Anyway, our

Obama holds White House talks with leaders from Saudi Arabia

Obama met in the Oval Office with the Saudi crown prince and deputy crown prince on Wednesday. Obama says the U.S. and the Saudis are building on a strong relationship "during a very challenging time."

Obama to meet with Saudi leaders ahead of Gulf summit

The meeting with the crown prince and deputy crown prince comes a day before Obama holds a summit with the Saudis and other Gulf nations at Camp David. The White House announced last week that Saudi King Salman would represent the kingdom, but Saudi officials said over the weekend that the king's travel plans had changed.

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