Mohammed bin Salman
Khashoggi murder trial begins in Turkey in absentia
The trial in absentia of 20 Saudi suspects accused of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, including two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, begins in Istanbul.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince continues crusade against opponents
In recent years, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has launched a lawless crusade against critics and possible rivals. The case of a detained prince has shed light on his methods of using fear to consolidate power.
Aramco to acquire Sabic stake for $69B
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.
Saudi Crown prince heads to China to meet with Xi
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.
Saudi Crown Prince's Asia trip has been 'Big success,' Professor Crabtree says
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.
Saudi crown prince pledges $20 billion in investment deals for Pakistan
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman kicks off his Asia tour with a big signing ceremony in Pakistan, where he pledged $20 billion worth of investment for the cash-strapped country. The crown prince will also visit India and China on a week-long charm offensive partly aimed at rebuilding his image abroad after the Jamal Khashoggi killing, according to analysts.
U.S. Senate moves to punish Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi murder
The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution saying that the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Private capital holds back in Saudi Arabia
The Khashoggi murder has soured many of the world's politicians on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. But, sources have told Bloomberg that private domestic capital turned against him long before the killing.
U.S. to stand by Saudis, despite Khashoggi
President Trump says he won't let the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi jeopardize relations with Saudi Arabia. He says he will stand by Riyadh regardless if Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the killing citing the kingdom's importance to American interests.
Saudi King stands by Crown Prince
Saudi Arabia's King Salman Bin Abdulaziz swerved around the issue of Jamal Khashoggi's murder in his annual speech to the kingdom's top advisers. It's his first major public address since the journalist was killed. Instead, the king stressed priorities for the upcoming year and also reiterated full support for his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
U.S. to issue Khashoggi report on Tuesday
President Trump says we may never know the role that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The U.S. will issue its official report into the murder on Tuesday amid increasing indications it was ordered at the highest level.
Death of journalist Khashoggi not to harm relations with Turkey: Saudi Arabian crown prince
Saudi Arabia will make a thorough probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and relationship with Turkey will not be harmed, said Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday during the forum of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh.