Mohammed Bin Salman

Analysis: Ukraine war at Saudi pivot point as global oil prices soar

No other country in the world stands to rapidly benefit financially from the war as the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

published on : 1st April 2022

Saudi Arabia gives 4 per cent of Aramco worth USD 80 billion to fund

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made the decision to transfer the stock to the Public Investment Fund, the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund.

published on : 13th February 2022

Saudi Arabia restores full ties with Thailand after diamond dispute

The countries will explore joint investment in fields ranging from energy and petrochemicals to tourism and hospitality, the statement added.

published on : 26th January 2022

South Korean president meets Saudi crown prince in Riyadh

President Moon's stop in Saudi Arabia came after his visit to the United Arab Emirates, where he reportedly reached a preliminary $3.5 billion deal to sell Seoul’s surface-to-air missiles to Abu Dhabi

published on : 18th January 2022

Saudi princess freed after nearly three years in jail

Basmah bint Saud, daughter of Saudi Arabia’s second king, disappeared in March 2019 and landed in a notorious Saudi prison without charge.

published on : 9th January 2022

Ex-Saudi official claims damaging intel against crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

The ex-intelligence official, who resides in exile in Canada, claimed that in 2014, Prince Mohammed boasted that he could kill King Abdullah.

published on : 25th October 2021

Why Mohammed bin Salman and Co's takeover of Newcastle United is fuelling outrage

Many activists have alleged that the MBS and Saudi Arabia are using this to cleanse their reputation globally and to shift the discussion from the lack of democracy in the country.

published on : 8th October 2021

Key financial summit begins in Saudi Arabia, Modi one of several world leaders attending

India's bilateral trade with Saudi Arabia was at USD 27.48 billion in 2017-18, making Saudi Arabia its fourth-largest trading partner.

published on : 29th October 2019

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia President Vladimir Putin congratulates coach Stanislav Cherchesov after emphatic win over Saudi Arabia

Putin smiled several times as he watched the game in a VIP box with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

published on : 15th June 2018

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over 'sin'

Prince Mohammed has spearheaded a string of policy changes in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, including reinstating cinemas and allowing women to drive. 

published on : 1st June 2018

Saudi Arabia's housing crisis tests Crown Prince's reform drive

Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, was once awash in petrodollars. But a slump in oil prices has made fiscal discipline and diversification away from oil vital.

published on : 31st May 2018

Saudi Arabia frees fourth activist after crackdown: Campaigners

The crackdown has sparked a torrent of global criticism, casting a shadow on the kingdom's much-publicised liberalisation push launched by powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

published on : 25th May 2018

Saudi Arabia confirms princes arrested over protesting the kingdom's austerity measures

Saudi Arabia's attorney general on Sunday confirmed 11 princes had been arrested after protesting the kingdom's austerity measures and would face trial after "disrupting public peace and order".

published on : 7th January 2018

A year of historic change in Saudi Arabia, with more to come 

Here' a look at the major pivots of the past year and the reforms to come in 2018:

published on : 30th December 2017

Saudi Arabia in sweeping purge as crown prince cements power

Saudi Arabia says it would freeze the accounts of dozens of princes, ministers and a tycoon arrested as the crown prince cements his hold on power.

published on : 6th November 2017
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