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Saudi Arabia plans second national airline as part of broader strategy in move away from oil

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced plans to launch a new second national airline as part of a broader strategy to turn the kingdom into a global logistics hub as it seeks to diversify from oil. The creation of another flag carrier would catapult Saudi Arabia into the fifth rank globally in terms […]

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Saudi Arabia rejects US intelligence report on Khashoggi death

Saudi Arabia have rejected a report by US intelligence agencies released on Friday that assigns accountability to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia completely rejects the negative, false and unacceptable assessment in the report pertaining to the Kingdom’s leadership and notes that the report […]

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Saudi Arabia denies Crown Prince meeting Israeli PM in Neom

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has denied that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to the Gulf kingdom on Sunday to secretly meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “No such meeting occurred,” Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud tweeted. Israeli public broadcaster Kan and other media earlier reported that Mr Netanyahu and the head of the […]

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Saudi King Salman sacks defence officials over corruption investigation

Several Saudi officials, including the two members of the royal family were sacked over investigation into “suspicious financial dealings” at the Ministry of Defence. A royal decree said Saudi King Salman had relieved Prince Fahad bin Turki of his role as commander of joint forces in the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. His son, Abdulaziz bin […]

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Exiled Saudi intelligence official accuses Crown Prince MBS of Jamal Khashoggi type assassination plot against him

A top Saudi intelligence official has alleged an assassination squad traveled from Saudi Arabia to Canada to try to kill him just days after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered. A new legal complaint was filed on Thursday by Dr. Saad Aljabri, in DC District Court. Aljabri accuses the Kingdom’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, known […]

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Saudi Arabia detains three Princes including King’s brother to silence descent

Saudi authorities have detained three princes including King Salman’s brother and nephew on charges of plotting a coup, the US media reported on Friday, signalling a further consolidation of power by the kingdom’s de facto ruler. The detentions cast aside the last vestiges of potential opposition to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and come as […]

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Saudi crown prince warns of soaring oil prices that could ruin world economy

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned that oil prices may soar if the world does not act to scare-off Iran. He said failure to act could embolden Iran and lead to war, which he said would ruin the global economy. The prince was speaking after an attack on oil facilities which he blames […]

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The G20 Awkward Moments

The G20 held in Buenos Aires, Argentina had quite a few awkward moments. Yes, President Trump and President Putin were a part of most of them. The German Chancellor Angela Merkel was a close second. She and President Trump were clicked as Putin stared straight through.   Trump Caught Cheating President Trump holded a trilateral meeting […]

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The Kingdoms First Nuclear Reactor

The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) on Monday laid the foundation stone to crucial projects. The projects were for a nuclear research reactor centre and a centre for the development of aircraft structures. The Projects was launched on a visit to Riyadh’s King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology. This would be the […]