Turkey's president is due to discuss Gulf crisis with Saudi King and Crown Prince before heading to Kuwait and Qatar.
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - A source close to Saudi Arabia's rulers has given further details of how Mohammed bin Nayef, the former crown prince, was summarily removed from his post last month.
In royal decrees, Saudi Arabia's king has stripped the Interior Ministry of many of its key mandates, including counter-terrorism, following the ouster of the crown prince who was also the … Click to Continue »
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
Late June brought a shocker in the Middle East: a shake-up in Saudi Arabia's line of succession, with King Salman's nephew stripped of his next-in-line status and the title of crown prince handed to Salman's 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman. Now, a second jolt via a New York Times report...
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.
Republican says Saudi crown prince may have made 'rookie mistake' over Qatar blockade, as diplomatic efforts continue.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's defense minister, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, discussed military ties in a telephone call with his Turkish counterpart, Saudi state news agency SPA reported, after a new contingent of Turkish troops arrived in Qatar.
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.
Authored by Cyril Widdershoven via Oilprice.com, Saudi King Salman’s decision to appoint his son Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) as the new crown prince did not come as a surprise. For months, the power struggle between former crown prince Mohammed Bin Nayef (MBN) and MBS happened in plain sight, and a confrontation was imminent. Show More Summary