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With new crown prince, Saudi Arabia doubles down on political repression and regional aggression - Tehran Times;

With new crown prince, Saudi Arabia doubles down on political repression and regional aggression - Tehran Times

Tehran TimesWith new crown prince, Saudi Arabia doubles down on political repression and regional aggressionTehran TimesSaudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz has shaken his nation's closed political system by making his youngest son his heir. Although heralded as a “modernizer,” 31-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, is the architect of ...and more »

Former US diplomat hails ambitious vision of Saudi Crown Prince - Saudi Gazette;

Former US diplomat hails ambitious vision of Saudi Crown Prince - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteFormer US diplomat hails ambitious vision of Saudi Crown PrinceSaudi GazetteDUBAI — The world media has been giving extended coverage to Prince Muhammad Bin Salman since he was officially named Saudi Crown Prince on June 21. More than a week later, he continues to dominate the larger portion of Saudi-related news ...and more »

The Startling Rise of the Brash Young Man Who Would Be King of Saudi Arabia - TIME;

The Startling Rise of the Brash Young Man Who Would Be King of Saudi Arabia - TIME

TIMEThe Startling Rise of the Brash Young Man Who Would Be King of Saudi ArabiaTIMEMohammed bin Salman, favored son of the Saudi King, has come a very long way in a very short time. His father, who only became King in 2015 at age 81, quickly named him Defense Minister and then deputy crown prince. He was given charge of Vision ...and more »

Officials Praise Crown Prince's Donation to Contain Cholera Epidemic in Yemen - Asharq Al-awsat English;

Officials Praise Crown Prince's Donation to Contain Cholera Epidemic in Yemen - Asharq Al-awsat English

Asharq Al-awsat EnglishOfficials Praise Crown Prince's Donation to Contain Cholera Epidemic in YemenAsharq Al-awsat EnglishSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman waves as he meets with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 11, 2017. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS. Obama Choked on Russia Long ...and more »

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Nayef's detention comes as 'no surprise,' says HRW Middle East chief - The New Arab;

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Nayef's detention comes as 'no surprise,' says HRW Middle East chief - The New Arab

The New ArabSaudi Prince Mohammed bin Nayef's detention comes as 'no surprise,' says HRW Middle East chiefThe New ArabCommenting on reports Saudi's deposed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef is under house-arrest, Human Rights Watch's executive director for Middle East and North Africa said it was 'no surprise'.and more »

New opportunities seen in Saudi Arabia - Khaleej Times;

New opportunities seen in Saudi Arabia - Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesNew opportunities seen in Saudi ArabiaKhaleej TimesThe appointment of Saudi Arabia's top economic reformer to crown prince has cheered business leaders who believe it will open up new opportunities. However, they also worry about officials' ability to implement reforms and about geopolitical tensions ...and more »

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World - Algemeiner;

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World - Algemeiner

AlgemeinerLatest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab WorldAlgemeinerPresident Donald Trump (left) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman sign a Joint Strategic Vision Statement for the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Royal Court Palace in Riyadh, May 20. Photo: Shealah Craighead / White House.and more »

Saudi Arabia Denies Confinement of Prince Mohammed bin Nayef - Morocco World News;

Saudi Arabia Denies Confinement of Prince Mohammed bin Nayef - Morocco World News

Morocco World NewsSaudi Arabia Denies Confinement of Prince Mohammed bin NayefMorocco World NewsRabat – In the midst of the heated controversy of Mohammed bin Nayef being relieved from his role as Saudi Crown Prince, Saudi officials have denied a recent report from the New York Times claiming that bin Nayef has been confined to his palace and ...and more »

Brash prince wields new broom in Saudi Arabia - MoneyWeek;

Brash prince wields new broom in Saudi Arabia - MoneyWeek

MoneyWeekBrash prince wields new broom in Saudi ArabiaMoneyWeekWhen King Salman ascended the Saudi throne in 2015, “he handed most of the keys to the kingdom” – including the economy, oil industry, defence and foreign policy – to his “untried but dynamic son” Mohammed bin Salman, says the Financial Times.and more »

Royal Keep: Is Saudi Arabia's Deposed Crown Prince on Lockdown? - Kashmir Observer;

Royal Keep: Is Saudi Arabia's Deposed Crown Prince on Lockdown? - Kashmir Observer

Kashmir ObserverRoyal Keep: Is Saudi Arabia's Deposed Crown Prince on Lockdown?Kashmir ObserverMohammed bin Nayef, the deposed heir to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is rumored to be on lockdown in his Jeddah palace. Saudi officials have slammed the allegations as “baseless.” Riyadh—The former crown prince of Saudi Arabia, the king's 57-year-old ...and more »

All is not well within the house of Saud - National Herald;

All is not well within the house of Saud - National Herald

National HeraldAll is not well within the house of SaudNational HeraldThe Saudi royal's announcement on June 21 promoting Prince Mohammad bin Salman, son of incumbent King Salman, as the Crown Prince of the fundamentalist state of Saudi Arabia may give the impression of a smooth succession. But all is not well within ...and more »

Is The Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Under House Arrest? - Carbonated.tv (blog);

Is The Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Under House Arrest? - Carbonated.tv (blog)

Carbonated.tv (blog)Is The Deposed Saudi Crown Prince Under House Arrest?Carbonated.tv (blog)Mohammed bin Nayef has been "barred from leaving the kingdom and confined to his palace" in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. A senior Saudi official on Thursday denied as "baseless" a New York Times report that Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been ...and more »

Deposed Saudi crown prince allegedly kept under house arrest - International Business Times UK;

Deposed Saudi crown prince allegedly kept under house arrest - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKDeposed Saudi crown prince allegedly kept under house arrestInternational Business Times UKRestriction placed on Muhammad bin Nayef reportedly to give space to successor to consolidate his power. By Divya Kishore. Updated June 30, 2017 08:36 BST. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%.and more »

Does Rise of Anti-Iranian Leader Fit in with Ancient Prophecy of Redemption? - Breaking Israel News;

Does Rise of Anti-Iranian Leader Fit in with Ancient Prophecy of Redemption? - Breaking Israel News

Breaking Israel NewsDoes Rise of Anti-Iranian Leader Fit in with Ancient Prophecy of Redemption?Breaking Israel NewsThe king's heart is in the hand of Hashem as the watercourses: He turneth it whithersoever He will. Proverbs 21:1 (The Israel Bible™). Photo: Breaking Israel News. Last week, the reigning Saudi monarch replaced one crown prince with another, dividing ...and more »

Will Saudi Arabia's New Heir Let Women Drive? - The News Wheel;

Will Saudi Arabia's New Heir Let Women Drive? - The News Wheel

The News WheelWill Saudi Arabia's New Heir Let Women Drive?The News WheelWomen2drive Saudi Arabia logo Saudi Arabia is a non-traditional kingdom when it comes to choosing its heirs to the throne. The current King Salman originally had Prince Muqrin, his half-brother, as his heir, but replaced him in 2015 with the now-former ...and more »

Generational challenge - The Nation

Generational challengeThe NationThe replacement of Muhammad bin Nayef as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia by his cousin Muhammad bin Salman represents the Saudi dynasty's ongoing attempt to manage generational change, but it also highlights one of the pitfalls of Muslim monarchies, ...and more »

Former Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Under Virtual House Arrest - Breitbart News;

Former Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Under Virtual House Arrest - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsFormer Saudi Crown Prince Reportedly Under Virtual House ArrestBreitbart NewsWhen 57-year-old Mohammed bin Nayef was replaced as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia by 31-year-old rock-star royal Mohammed bin Salman last week, the shakeup in the royal line appeared to be amicable. Hugs and kisses were exchanged. Nayef said he ...and more »

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia is a leader willing to take political risks - Washington Post;

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia is a leader willing to take political risks - Washington Post

Washington PostThe crown prince of Saudi Arabia is a leader willing to take political risksWashington PostThe June 26 editorial “Prince of adventurism” reached at best a premature conclusion about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The editorial board described the crown prince's domestic reform program as “stalled” even though he has successfully ...and more »

Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince Is a Bumbling Hothead. Trump Needs to Treat Him Like One. - POLITICO Magazine;

Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince Is a Bumbling Hothead. Trump Needs to Treat Him Like One. - POLITICO Magazine

POLITICO MagazineSaudi Arabia's New Crown Prince Is a Bumbling Hothead. Trump Needs to Treat Him Like One.POLITICO MagazinePresident Donald Trump, like a star-struck teenager, has been swooning over King Salman of Saudi Arabia and his 31-year-old son and new crown prince, Mohammad Bin Salman, known to U.S. diplomats as MBS. Since FDR, American presidents have ...and more »

Saudi official denies former crown prince confined to palace - Reuters;

Saudi official denies former crown prince confined to palace - Reuters

ReutersSaudi official denies former crown prince confined to palaceReutersDUBAI (Reuters) - A senior Saudi official on Thursday denied as "baseless" a New York Times report that Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been confined to his palace and barred from travelling abroad after being replaced by the king's son as next in line ...and more »