Mohammed bin Salman

US moves to shield secrets in Saudi spy case in Canada

Court documents show Washington is in a bind as it seeks to protect national security secrets without jettisoning long-time ally Aljabri who is embroiled in a Saudi royal feud.

published on : 28th July 2021

Saudi Arabia allows businesses to open during prayers in key reform

Officially, the decision is part of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and aims to avoid "gatherings and long queues in front of closed stores during prayer hours". 

published on : 17th July 2021

Biden administration and reopening the Khashoggi file

Much to the displeasure and discomfort of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (more widely known as MbS), the ghost of Jamal Khashoggi refuses to die.

published on : 15th March 2021

US lawmaker unveils bill to sanction Saudi's Crown Prince Salman for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Omar quoted Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz in her statement: 'If the Crown Prince is not punished, it will forever signal that the main culprit can get away with murder.'

published on : 3rd March 2021

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee demands 'punishment without delay' for Saudi prince

The United States on Friday declassified a report that publicly accused the crown prince of approving Khashoggi murder in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate in 2018.

published on : 1st March 2021

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives COVID-19 vaccine

Prince Mohammed is among the few world leaders who have received the vaccine. Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was vaccinated on live television.

published on : 26th December 2020

Our investment plans in India on track, Indian economy has strength to bounce back: Saudi Arabia

In the first-ever visit by a head of the Indian Army, Gen Naravane travelled to Saudi capital city Riyadh last week where he held talks with top military brass.

published on : 20th December 2020

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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