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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | If Biden can’t punish MBS, US image will take ethics hit

Surely the world’s only superpower claims a higher moral role than just organising the distribution of weapons and pocketing the profits

04 Mar 2021 7:24 AM

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

The whereabouts of Khashoggi's remains are unknown, and the Saudis have not released the names of those tried and sentenced

02 Mar 2021 12:03 PM

Saudi’s King Salman discharged from hospital after surgery

The King’s health is closely watched because of the absolute powers he holds over one of the world's top oil-rich country

31 Jul 2020 12:31 PM

India, Saudis, Gulf & Iran: Turbulence ahead

The Saudis laid on highest protocol, including their Air Force painting the sky with the colours of the Russian flag.

04 Nov 2019 12:56 AM

Pulwama has limited impact on MBS’ visit

The thing to remember is that MBS is really on a familiarisation trip — Pakistan, India, China and South Korea being visited in one loop.

22 Feb 2019 12:40 AM

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President Kovind hosts MBS, talks on counter-terrorism, bilateral ties

President Ram Nath Kovind expressed India's wish to be a strong and reliable partner in Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030.

21 Feb 2019 9:50 AM

Saudi Crown Prince looks for ‘good things’ from India trip

'Today we want to be sure this relationship is maintained and improved for the sake of both countries,' Crown Prince said.

20 Feb 2019 12:51 PM

India to take up Pak role in terror with Saudi Prince

Saudi Arabia has extremely close ties with Pakistan and wields considerable influence on it.

18 Feb 2019 2:29 AM

MBS’ visit gives India a chance to reshape ties

Both countries are committed to establishing long-term energy ties based on investments and joint ventures.

18 Feb 2019 12:50 AM

Saudi King orders government reshuffle after Jamal Khashoggi fallout

The reshuffle would help the crown prince further 'consolidate power' as many of those promoted were his 'key allies'.

28 Dec 2018 9:51 AM

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Saudi's admission over Jamal Khashoggi's killing shields Crown Prince

Kingdom sacked 2 top aides to Crown Prince as well 3 intelligence officials and arrested 18 Saudi suspects, in Khashoggi's killing.

21 Oct 2018 1:14 PM

New uncertainty in West Asia

It is unclear whether he can do so with domestic pressure mounting on him to penalise Riyadh through sanctions.

21 Oct 2018 12:14 AM

Saudi Arabia declares online satire punishable offence

Saudi Arabia will punish online satire that 'disrupts public order' with up to five years in prison, the public prosecutor said Tuesday.

05 Sep 2018 10:59 AM

Saudi women now head to race tracks after driving ban ends

For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago.

28 Aug 2018 1:58 PM

A landmark Saudi reform

The Crown Prince may wish to be seen as the most powerful driver of change even as he placates the conservative clergy.

25 Jun 2018 5:09 AM

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Saudi women begin driving from today as ban ends

The announcement lifting the ban was first made in September of 2017.

24 Jun 2018 11:35 AM

Women all set to get behind the wheels in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia are gearing up to legally drive for the first time starting Sunday.

23 Jun 2018 8:48 AM

Vogue cover of Saudi princess behind wheel spurs controversy

The Vogue Arabia issue also features other "inspirational" Saudi women.

31 May 2018 8:44 PM

Saudi to lift driving ban on women June 24

Driving schools for women have been set up across 5 cities and teachers will include Saudi women who obtained their licenses abroad.

09 May 2018 8:50 AM

Saudi king Salman to launch 'entertainment city' near Riyadh

The 334-sq km project in Qiddiya would rival Walt Disney and include high-end theme parks, motor sport facilities and safari park.

24 Apr 2018 1:00 PM

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