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  • Saudi executions

    Saudi executions

    Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has been under increasing scrutiny from rights groups and Western allies ever since the killing of the Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in 2018. The kingdom has faced strong criticism of its restrictive laws on political and religious expression, and the implementation of the death penalty, including for defendants arrested when they were minors.

    March 15, 2022
  • Diplomatic breakthrough

    Diplomatic breakthrough

    The meeting at the high table can, therefore, be expected to go beyond the customary diplomatic grandstanding. When the desert kingdom’s Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman greeted the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, with an embrace on arrival, it was more than a symbolic gesture.

    January 8, 2021
  • Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia with Crown Prince, Mike Pompeo: Report

    Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia with Crown Prince, Mike Pompeo: Report

    The meeting comes after Israel agreed historic deals to normalise ties with two Saudi allies in the Gulf, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

    November 23, 2020
  • Snubbed by MBS, Pakistan colludes with his rivals in House of Saud

    Snubbed by MBS, Pakistan colludes with his rivals in House of Saud

    Sources in Riyadh told IANS that Gen Bajwa who visited Saudi Arabia on Monday returned home without getting to meet the Crown Prince MBS. He had undertaken the visit as a damage control exercise after the Pakistan government threatened to split the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) over Kashmir.

    August 20, 2020
  • Khashoggi murder happened ‘under my watch’: MBS

    Khashoggi murder happened ‘under my watch’: MBS

    Khashoggi -- a supporter-turned-critic of the Crown Prince and a Washington Post columnist -- was killed and reportedly dismembered in October 2018 by a team of 15 agents sent from Riyadh. His body has not been found until now.

    September 26, 2019
  • Saudi reforms

    Saudi reforms

    Critically, this will entail registering a marriage, divorce or a child’s birth, and being issued official family documents.

    August 6, 2019
  • UN ‘Paralysis’ delaying justice for Jamal Khashoggi murder: Expert

    UN ‘Paralysis’ delaying justice for Jamal Khashoggi murder: Expert

    Callamard's report concluded that Khashoggi's death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 was "an extrajudicial execution" and that Riyadh was responsible, with evidence linking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the crime.

    June 27, 2019
  • Hyphen reinstated

    Hyphen reinstated

    In times when the quality of governance was assessed on the basis of accomplishment rather than show, the ministry of external affairs laboured the point that India and Pakistan should not be placed in the same bracket.

    February 23, 2019
  • Return of the Prince

    Return of the Prince

    The return of Prince Ahmed may be a sign of the revival of the consultative court, which had become dormant with the rise of the Crown Prince.

    November 7, 2018
  • Donald Trump meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince at White House

    Donald Trump meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince at White House

    US President Trump welcomed Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan at the White House, for their first face-to-face meeting. Crown Prince Al-Nahyan is a "very special person, highly respected", Trump said during a brief photo opportunity in the Oval Office on Monday.  "And loves his country, I can tell you that, …

    May 16, 2017
  • Republic Day Guest

    Republic Day Guest

    The Chief Guest at the Republic Day ceremonies this year was the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Though nominally only second in his country’s hierarchy, the Crown Prince has become steadily more prominent and is now regarded as the effective decision maker in his realm. His elder sibling remains formally enshrined but the effective takeover …

    January 31, 2017
  • Modi meets Saudi deputy crown prince, talks UNSC, energy coop

    Modi meets Saudi deputy crown prince, talks UNSC, energy coop

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman here and held discussions on UNSC reform and on enhancing bilateral ties in various areas including energy and maritime security. In the meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Modi said the Saudi Deputy Crown Prince has been …

    September 4, 2016