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Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and Putin high-five at G20

Both have been accused of murder, and they met at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this week. Crown Prince Mohammed of Saudi Arabia and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin high-fived at a meeting of world leaders on Friday. The pair also shared an apparent joke. Many on social media have responded with disgust. Embed from Getty Images While other world leaders shunned the Saudi…
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King Salman calls for a political solution in Yemen

King Salman of Saudi Arabia gave his annual policy speech this week at the beginning of the third year of the Shoura Council’s seventh session. He used to speech to both outline the Kingdom’s foreign policy and to also comment on how progress was being made domestically…
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CIA concludes Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia ordered death of Jamal Khashoggi

According to CNN, citing a US senior official, the CIA has concluded that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia personally ordered the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi – who had been highly critical of the Saudi government and the Crown Prince’s policies. The Saudi government has denied that the son of King Salman was involved. According to CNN, “the…
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Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia denies "any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate" in call to Trump

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denied “any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate” regarding the missing Saudi journalist. The Crown Prince, who has had a strong relationship with the Trump administration, made these assertions during a phone call with United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday. In two tweets yesterday afternoon, the US President remarked…
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Saudi Prince Alwaleed supports Crown Prince's reforms

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a Saudi Arabian billionaire formerly detained in an anti-corruption campaign, pledged his support for the Crown Prince’s reforms on Thursday. Ordered by King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – colloquially known as MBS – launched the 2017 anti-corruption campaign that jailed around 56 high-profile Saudi Royal Family members and businessmen…
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