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Saudi Crown Prince


Saudi Arabia, 20 years after 9/11: ‘A country in the making’

September 11, 2021 4:34 pm

The cloud of social restrictions that loomed over generations of Saudis is quickly dissipating and the country is undergoing visible change. Still, for countless numbers of people in the US and beyond, Saudi Arabia will forever be associated with 9/11.

Twitter suspends account of former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince

September 21, 2019 9:43 am

Twitter said it suspended Qahtani’s account because of “violations of our platform manipulation policies.” The company declined to provide more details, but said in a blog post that it took down 5,000 other accounts for what it described as inauthentic behavior or spamming.

Rights and media groups want information on Jamal Khashoggi's trial

April 06, 2019 8:21 am

The groups said in letters to foreign ministers of the three countries obtained Friday that providing information and much-needed transparency "would enable some scrutiny of the fairness of the trial."

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince gifted gold-plated submachine gun by Pakistan

February 21, 2019 12:13 pm

After his Pakistan visit, Saudi's Crown Prince arrived in India Tuesday night where he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday agreed to tackle the menace of terrorism and increase pressure on countries supporting it.

Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudi crown prince

February 17, 2019 10:20 pm

The two sides will also set up an advisory council led by the crown prince and the prime minister of Pakistan to follow up the agreement singed so that they are implemented on time. Special arrangements were made in Islamabad to accord a warm welcome to the prince and his entourage on their arrival.

US Senate to consider resolution condemning Saudi crown prince

December 12, 2018 1:03 pm

Republican Senator Bob Corker said he expected the measure to pass the Senate, noting that its co-sponsors include Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Detained Saudi billionaire Alwaleed says he expects to be released in days

January 27, 2018 8:42 am

Prince Alwaleed was speaking in an exclusive interview with Reuters at his suite in Riyadh's opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel, where he has been held for over two months along with dozens of other suspects.

New winds from Arabia

February 27, 2014 5:03 am

There are signs that Saudi Arabia is moving away from a Wahabist vision of Islam towards one that includes dialogue.

Saudi Crown Prince Nayef dead

June 16, 2012 4:31 pm

State television says the burial will take place in Mecca on Sunday.

Saudi Crown Prince dies abroad

October 22, 2011 9:53 am

As well as heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter,he was defence minister.