Saudi Arabia

MBS: The dark side of Saudi Arabia's crown prince

Touted as Saudi Arabia's progressive reformer, Mohammed bin Salman has an ominous human rights record.

Mohammed bin Salman: The dark side of Saudi Arabia's crown prince


An American and an Arab journalist walk into a Saudi Consulate

On Thomas Friedman, 'his friend' Jamal Khashoggi, and our duty to expose the malicious ignorance of imperial messengers.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

The Listening Post

Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammed bin Salman and the media

Khashoggi's case sends a chilling message to independent Saudi voices and castigates those who've called MBS a reformer.


Saudi Arabia's MBS: 'Gaddafi on steroids'?

We talk to Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch and foreign policy analyst Rula Jebreal about Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia's MBS: 'Gaddafi on steroids'?

United States

Trump reluctant to impose US sanctions on Saudi Arabia

Despite pressure from Senators, he opposes halting a multibillion-dollar arms deal with Riyadh.

Jamal Khashoggi

US intel points to Saudi Arabia, says US Senator Graham

Senator Lindsey Graham says he'll seek sanctions against Saudi officials if they're involved in writer's disappearance.

Khashoggi case: US intel points to Saudi Arabia, says Graham

Inside Story

What's next in the case of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance?

US Senators force the government to announce a probe into the disappearance of the Saudi writer.

Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey, Saudi Arabia to jointly probe Khashoggi case

Ankara and Riyadh form a 'working group' to look into controversy, but Turkey says separate probe will continue.

Turkey to work with Saudi investigators on Khashoggi case

Middle East

Turkey releases names of 15 Saudi suspects in Khashoggi murder

Turkish news source says they include special forces officers and one is close to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.

Jamal Khashoggi

'A bad situation': Trump on Khashoggi case

US president calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'a bad situation', adding he discussed the case with Saudi Arabia.

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi on life under MBS: 'Nobody dares to speak'

In his last interview with Al Jazeera UpFront, the Saudi journalist spoke on the need for debate in Saudi Arabia.

Khashoggi on life under MBS: 'Nobody dares to speak'


Turkey treating Khashoggi vanishing as murder case

Turkish president hopeful Saudi journalist is alive while rights groups call for investigation into the matter.


Turkish police believe Khashoggi killed inside Saudi consulate

Turkish security sources say the missing journalist may have been killed and his body moved out of the consulate.

Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi crown prince: 'I love working with Trump'

Mohammed bin Salman says it's normal for friends to disagree after Trump criticised Saudi Arabia at a rally in the US.

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman: 'I love working with Trump'

Saudi Arabia

Turkey summons Saudi envoy over critic's vanishing

Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Saudi ambassador for consultations over Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

Turkey summons Saudi envoy over Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance