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Mohammad Bin Salman


Yemen's president steps aside amid efforts to end war

April 07, 2022 9:17 pm

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, major players in the conflict appear to have played a role in President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's decision, quickly welcoming it with a pledge of $3 billion in aid.

Trump reaches out to world leaders on coronavirus, global economy

May 09, 2020 1:47 pm

Trump and King Salman also discussed other critical regional and bilateral issues and their cooperation as leaders of the G7 and G20, respectively, the readout of the call said.

Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging as punishment

April 25, 2020 5:28 pm

Saudi Arabia's court-ordered floggings, which sometimes extend to hundreds of lashes, have long drawn condemnation from human rights groups.

Saudi Arabia detains two senior royals, including king's brother- report

March 07, 2020 8:48 am

Prince Mohammed has fuelled resentment among some prominent branches of the ruling family by tightening his grip on power and some question his ability to lead following the 2018 murder of a prominent journalist by Saudi agents and the largest-ever attack on Saudi oil infrastructure last year, sources have said.

Explained: How Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman hacked Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

January 23, 2020 7:41 am

A UN report has confirmed that a WhatsApp video sent by the Saudi Crown Prince to the Amazon founder contained code that stole data from the latter’s phone. Pegasus spyware was likely used in the hacking

Siege of Mecca's Grand Mosque: What happened in Saudi Arabia 40 years ago, how it affects world today

November 25, 2019 3:38 pm

The Saudi royal family realised the only way to cement its authority was to position itself as the foremost protector of the faith, thus minimising the chances of rebellion from within.

Narendra Modi in Saudi Highlights: Several pacts inked as PM meets top leaders; Strategic Partnership Council set up

October 30, 2019 1:18 am

PM Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia Today LIVE News Updates: The 2.6 million strong Indian community in Saudi Arabia is the largest expatriate community in the Kingdom.

Saudi Arabia looking at $100-billion investment in Indian petrochemicals, infrastructure and mining

September 29, 2019 11:00 pm

Saudi Ambassador Dr Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati said that the Arab nation is eyeing long-term partnerships with New Delhi in key sectors such as oil, gas and mining.

Imran Khan reaches US on Saudi Crown Prince's 'special aircraft'

September 23, 2019 11:22 am

Khan was barred from using a commercial flight by the Saudi Crown Prince, who said, "You are our special guest and you would be going to the US on my special aircraft," ANI quoted Pakistani news channel Dunya news.

Sister of Saudi Crown Prince MBS faces verdict over 'beating workman' in France

July 09, 2019 3:59 pm

The workman has said that he was allegedly tied up and ordered to kiss the feet of the princess, who is thought to be in her 40s. He claimed that he was then beaten up and had his tools confiscated during an ordeal that lasted several hours.