Friday, 15 September 2017 Over the last week, 16 people were held, their friends, relatives and associates said in interviews. They include prominent Islamic clerics, academics, a poet, an economist, the head of a youth organization, at least two women and one prince, a son of a former king.
Saudi Arabia’s government is accelerating its economic reforms, while revising some of them to give ministries more flexibility in meeting their targets. The Vision 2030 reform program that was launched by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman last year, aims to free the economy from dependence on oil...
*The prince will meet Trump at the White House on Tuesday. Pic/AFP*
Peddling the image of a new Saudi Arabia, controversial Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman... Mid-Day - WorldAlso reported by •Eurasia Review •All India Radio •Firstpost •DNA
Much of the talk around the recent visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the UK was of British exports to the Kingdom.
This is understandable:... City A.M. - BusinessAlso reported by •Reuters India
Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety - as long as their attire is... Deccan Herald - WorldAlso reported by •Reuters India •DNA
Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown... Firstpost - WorldAlso reported by •Reuters India
During Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to the U.S., President Trump said March 20 that the U.S. has "the best equipment in the world" and announced a $12.5 billion arms sale. Source: The Washington Post - Affiliate -
U.S. President Donald Trump gave a warm welcome to Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday and credited U.S. defense sales to the Saudis with boosting American jobs, even.. Source: Wochit News -
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump praised U.S. defense sales to Saudi Arabia, even as lawmakers criticized Riyadh’s role in the war in Yemen where a humanitarian crisis has unfolded .In Oval Office.. Source: Wochit News -
Mar.20 -- Nabeel Khoury, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, discusses the meeting between President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia.. Source: Bloomberg Politics -
When Donald Trump stepped into the White House in 2017, the President gave his son-in-law Jared Kushner considerable power in trying to strike a deal for Middle East peace. Then came Saudi Crown Prince.. Source: Wochit News -