Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi crown prince meets pro-Israel groups in US

Leaked itinerary shows bin Salman has met leaders of several right-wing Jewish organisations during ongoing US tour.

MBS meets AIPAC, anti-BDS leaders during US visit

Inside Story

Is Saudi Arabia more vulnerable to Houthi attacks?

Houthi rebels fired seven missiles deep into Saudi territory on Sunday - warning there is more to come.

UpFront

Is Saudi Arabia's MBS really a reformer?

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, think-tank founder Ali Shihabi and HRW's Sarah Leah Whitson debate democracy, Yemen and MBS.

Is Saudi Arabia's MBS really a reformer?

Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia can never be a democracy 'on MBS watch'

Self-exiled Saudi journalist says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will never open the kingdom for democracy.

Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia can never be a democracy 'on MBS watch'

Donald Trump

How influential has Saudi Arabia been on Trump?

Leaked documents seem to indicate that Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been attempting to push Donald Trump towards more confrontational approaches to Qatar and Iran through Elliot Brody, a member of the Republican National Committee.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi crown prince boasted Jared Kushner was 'in his pocket'

Reports by Intercept come weeks after President Trump's son-in-law and special adviser had security clearance revoked.

United States

Trump asks Saudi crown prince to share kingdom's wealth

President hopes kingdom will 'give some of [its] wealth' to US 'in form of jobs' by buying 'finest military equipment'.

Inside Story

What impression is MBS making on the global stage?

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is on a three-week charm offensive in the United States.

GCC

Trump to press Mohammed bin Salman to resolve Gulf row

US president and Saudi crown prince are set to discuss Gulf crisis, Iran and other issues during White House meeting.

Trump to press Mohammed bin Salman to resolve Gulf dispute

Reporter's Notebook

Mohammed bin Salman and the influence of lobbying power

The Saudis have entrenched lobbying networks in Washington, DC through investing millions of dollars for influence.

Saudi crown prince's visit to White House sheds light on pro-Saudi lobby

Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi prince 'looks to rehabilitate image' on US visit

Analysts say two-week visit is aimed at revamping kingdom’s image and guaranteeing it's still 'in good graces of Trump'.

Counting the Cost

What's behind the Saudi Aramco IPO delay?

We discuss why the initial public offering of Saudi oil giant Aramco, scheduled for 2018, could be postponed to 2019.

Mohammed bin Salman

Mohammed bin Salman: Only death can stop me from ruling

Saudi Arabia's crown prince describes accusations that Ritz Carlton detentions were part of a power grab as 'naive'.

Saudi Arabia

MBS: Saudis will pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does

In interview, Saudi Arabia's crown prince says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 'much like Hitler', wants to create own project.

MBS: Saudis will pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does

Politics

Saudi establishes units to probe, prosecute corruption cases

Saudi Arabia's king announces launch of specialised anti-corruption departments to investigate embezzlement cases.

Saudi establishes units to probe, prosecute corruption cases