Mohammed bin Salman

US moves to shield Saudi crown prince in US journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing

Biden as a candidate vowed to make a “pariah” out of Saudi rulers over the 2018 killing of Khashoggi.

published on : 18th November 2022

Oil War: Saudi crown prince courts Asia amid row with Washington

Sealed at the end of World War II, Saudi-US ties are often described as an oil-for-security arrangement. Yet for the past decade, Saudi crude's top export markets have been in Asia.

published on : 15th November 2022

Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan soon: Shehbaz Sharif

Sharif's remarks came days after he concluded a three-day trip to Saudi Arabia during which the two leaders resolved to upgrade bilateral ties and fraternal bonds, Dawn reported.

published on : 28th October 2022

Saudis say US sought 1 month delay of OPEC+ production cuts

The White House has rejected any attempts to link the OPEC request to the elections, but Saudi Arabia issuing a rare, lengthy statement shows just how tense relations are between the two countries.The

published on : 13th October 2022

India has powerful case to be permanent member of UN Security Council: EAM Jaishankar

Jaishankar said increased India-Saudi Arabia cooperation will benefit not only the region but also the global community.

published on : 12th September 2022

AMU request to confer Saudi prince with honorary degree pending with Centre for over a year

AMU spokesman Shafey Kidwai said that AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor had sent the proposal to the Union government for approval last year.

published on : 10th July 2022

Saudi welcomes one million for biggest hajj pilgrimage since pandemic

One million people, including 850,000 from abroad, are allowed at this year's hajj after two years of drastically curtailed numbers due to the pandemic.

published on : 5th July 2022

Saudi Arabia confers Pakistan Army chief Gen. Bajwa with King Abdulaziz Medal

Saudi Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chief of General Staff Lieutenant-General Fayyad Al-Ruwaili, and a number of senior officials from both sides were present on the occasion.

published on : 26th June 2022

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

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

New heir to Saudi throne holds power beyond his years

He holds unusual power for a man of just 31, so much so that diplomats nickname him "Mr Everything".

published on : 21st June 2017