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28 Sep
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.
30 Jul 2022
The de facto Saudi leader is set to meet with the leaders of Greece and France. His trip comes less than two weeks after he met US President Joe Biden in Jeddah.
23 Jun 2022
The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Turkey are turning the page on years of strained relations, exacerbated by the 2018 assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Face-to-face dialogue is the order of the day between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
27 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2060, says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, days before the COP26 global climate summit. In March, Saudi Arabia unveiled a sweeping campaign to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions, including a plan to plant billions of trees in the coming decades.
5 Apr 2021
Former Jordanian Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein claims to be under house arrest. Jordanian authorities have arrested several people on "security related" grounds.
21 Oct 2020
Hatice Cengiz and US-based group DAWN have filed a civil suit, pursuing the Saudi prince and 28 others for damages. Khashoggi was murdered two years ago when he entered the Saudi consulate to obtain marriage papers.
30 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabia's crown prince warns in a 60 Minutes interview that oil prices could spike over tensions with Iran, and denies involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi nearly one year ago.
26 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabia's crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives "because it happened under my watch," according to a PBS documentary to be broadcast next week.
14 Jul 2019
A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment. The princess, who denies the allegations, was not present in court.
29 Mar 2019
Saudi Aramco will buy a majority stake in chemical giant Sabic from the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund for over $69B. This is the Middle East’s biggest ever deal. It will transfer a big slug of cash from one arm of the state to another to finance Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s economic agenda.
24 Feb 2019
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman will arrive in China today after his visit to India and Pakistan. He’s in the middle of a tour through Asia trying to burnish his image as ties with Western leaders remain strained after the Khashoggi affair.
24 Feb 2019
James Crabtree, a professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, talks about Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's trip to Asia.

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