Tag: Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Prince pays heavy price for freedom

Reuters | Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an "acceptable settlement agreement"...

Only in Saudi: Jihadists go to ‘5-star’ rehab centre

AFP | With its indoor swimming pool, sun-splashed patios and liveried staff, the Saudi complex has the trappings of a five-star resort, but it...

There’s more to the Saudi-“Israeli” alliance than meets the eye

Andrew Korybko | “Israel”  volunteered to share its intelligence on Iran with Saudi Arabia. “Lt. Gen.” Gadi Eisenkot  publicly made the proposal late last week when...

Saudi Arabia raises temperature against Iran

 AFP | Saudi Arabia warned Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian "aggression", as Bahrain said the Iran-backed Hezbollah...

Five things about Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince | Mohammed bin Salman

BBC NEWS | Watch five things you don't know about Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman   Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has consolidated...

Unprecedented power grab could come to haunt Mohammed bin Salman

James M. Dorsey | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has won the first round of what could prove to be an unprecedented power grab...

Saudi Anti-corruption move affects investors negatively

News Analysis | Investors hope the sweeping anti-graft probe ensnaring some of Saudi Arabia's top politicians and businessmen is a sign of reform but those...

The Middle East: It will only get worse

James M. Dorsey | As Saudi Arabia reels from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s frontal assault on the kingdom’s elite, indications are that the Saudi-Iranian proxy...

Surge of Saudi nationalism hurts US interests

M K Bhadrakumar | Reading tea leaves in Saudi politics is hazardous. That makes Moscow’s jubilation over the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as the...

Hajj 2017: What you need to know

News Analysis | Around two million Muslims from all over the world have gathered this year (2017) in the Holy City of Mecca, Saudi Arabia,...

Gulf crisis: Wests keen eye on strategic and economic benefits

M. K. Bhadrakumar | The failure of the mission to the Gulf by the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to resolve the rift between Qatar and...

Saudi-UAE campaign against Qatar: Muslim nations forced to choose sides

James M. Dorsey | A Saudi and UAE-driven campaign to isolate Qatar and, by extension, Iran puts non-Muslim Arab states in a bind and tests...

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Do We need to Worry about Pakistan’s Planned Troop Deployment in...

News Desk | On Friday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved the decision to send Pakistani troops to Saudi Arabia under a longstanding defense cooperation between...

PadMan’s director upset that Pakistan not showing movie

PadMan director Balki says he is planning a special screening of a movie for Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. He says that the...

Emma Watson welcomes new guidelines to tackle harassment

News Desk | On Wednesday, Feminist and Hollywood actress Emma Watson stood in support of the new guidelines developed to tackle harassment and bullying in...

Is PTI facing an existential crisis?

News Desk | Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Fauzia Kasuri claims that her party, PTI, is facing an existential threat. She said this while addressing...

Government sets in motion PIA privatization process

News Desk | The government of Pakistan has decided to start the long-awaited privatization of the national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA). Prime Minister...

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