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United Nations Special Rapporteur criticizes Queen Máxima over meeting with Saudi Crown Prince

Agnes Callamard, a United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial execution, joined Dutch lawmakers in criticizing Queen Máxima of the Netherlands over a meeting she held with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the G20 summit in Osaka. She told the Algemeen Dagblad newspaper that it was “more than disappointing” that Queen Máxima has not raised the murder of journalist…
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Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia chairs Defence Council meeting

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmanof Saudi Arabia has chaired the first meeting of the Defence Council in Riyadh. The purpose of the Council is essentially to have a strategic overview of Saudi Arabia and its defence capability. The meeting created governance councils to monitor key areas. These are; The Project Review and Investment Board, the Council of Services and Business, the…
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Who is Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia?

As his name suggests, Crown Prince Mohammad is the son of King Salman. He was born on the 31st August 1985 as the son of King Salman and his third wife, Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan bin Hathleen. He is the eldest of her children and is considered to be the power behind the throne and has brought in many reforms which have given women relatively more freedom in Saudi Arabia. Crown Prince Mohammad…
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Saudi Arabia

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman continues world tour at Apple

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has visited tech giant Apple as part of a series of visits to US tech companies. He was accompanied on his visit by the Saudi ambassador to the United States, Prince Khaled bin Salman. The Crown Prince, who is commonly referred to as MBS, was in California to discuss a number of projects with Apple CEO, Tim Cook. It is believed that projects include the joint…
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