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
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.
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 […]
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
Submitted by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, 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
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
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 […]
Deputy crown prince tells British magazine an Iran-Saudi war would mean catastrophe for the conflict-wracked region.
According to Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince, the country doesn't seek any military confrontation with Iran.
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
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.
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.
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.
Authored by Pepe Escobar, originally posted at SputnikNews.com, 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 Muhammad bin Salman meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on Thursday to discuss ties and confirm the Saudi King's upcoming visit.
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.
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 […]
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 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."
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.