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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Responsible For Journalist Khashoggi’s Death: US Report

Feb 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on October 2, 2018 in Saudi Arabia. In 2019, Saudi’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman had taken ‘full responsibility’ for the killing but denied ordering it.

Biden To Call Saudi King Before Releasing Report On Khashoggi Murder

Feb 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US intelligence agencies concluded in 2018 that the prince likely ordered the killing, a finding reported by news media but never officially released.

Yemen Rebels Claim Attack On Saudi Oil Facility In Jeddah

The claimed attack comes just after a visit by outgoing U.S. Secretary of State to the kingdom to see Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Two Years After The Khashoggi Murder, The Saudi Crown Prince Reveals His Schizophrenia

Oct 07, 2020 Talmiz Ahmad

After becoming Crown Prince in June 2017, MBS first cracked down in September 2017 on dissident clerics, academics, writers and human rights activists, followed by the detention of a few hundred prominent royal family members and businessmen on charges of corruption.

My Neighbour, My Enemy: Estranging Ties of India & Pakistan

Pakistan is garnering support from other Muslim countries to politicise the issue of Kashmir, which is predominantly a Muslim state.

27 April, 2020

In Another Reform, Saudi Arabia Abolishes Death Penalty For Minors

Associated Press (AP)

The decision comes on the heels of another ordering judges to end the practice of flogging, replacing it with jail time, fines or community service and bringing one of the kingdom's most controversial forms of public punishment to a close.

19 March, 2020

As Saudi Grapples With Coronavirus, Crown Prince Has Inflicted Two Self-wounds. Is Country Prepared To Deal With It?

Talmiz Ahmad

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has complicated his country’s politics and economics by engineering two crises – the arrests of royal family members and initiation of an oil-price war with Russia.

23 January, 2020

Jeff Bezos's Phone 'Infected' By Message From Saudi Crown Prince MBS: Report


A forensic analysis by technical experts retained by Bezos after a leak of his personal information in early 2019 suggested that the Bezos iPhone was compromised by 'tools' procured by a close associate of the Saudi de facto ruler.

22 January, 2020

Saudi Crown Prince MBS Got Jeff Bezos' Mobile Phone Hacked In 2018: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Though the Guardian said it has 'no knowledge of what was taken from the phone or how it was used', it claimed that 'large amounts of data were exfiltrated from Bezos' phone within hours.'

26 September, 2019

Jamal Khashoggi's Murder Happened 'Under My Watch': Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman


Prince Mohammed, the kingdom's de facto ruler, has come under huge international pressure after the US-based writer was killed and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

22 September, 2019

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Flies To US In Saudi Crown Prince's 'Special Aircraft': Report


'The seven-day visit is aimed at drawing the attention of the world towards what is happening in Kashmir,' Pakistan Foreign Minister said.

27 August, 2019

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Calls Saudi Prince MBS For 2nd Time This Month Over Kashmir


Pakistan PM Imran Khan, during an address to the nation on Monday, also said that he will raise the Kashmir issue at every international forum, including at the UN General Assembly.

20 August, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Up Pakistan PM Imran Khan Over J&K Situation


The Crown Prince's phone call came as US President Donald Trump spoke with Khan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged both sides to defuse tensions over Kashmir.

29 June, 2019

Nobody Has Directly Pointed Finger At Saudi Crown Prince: Donald Trump On Khashoggi's Murder

Outlook Web Bureau

'I am extremely angry and unhappy' about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi's consulate in Istanbul, US President Donald Trump said.

16 June, 2019

Death Of Jamal Khashoggi Is Very Painful Crime, Says Saudi Crown Prince

Outlook Web Bureau

'Any party exploiting the case politically should stop doing so, and present evidence to the (Saudi) court, which will contribute to achieving justice,' Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said, without directly naming Turkey.

28 February, 2019

Saudi FM Visiting Islamabad With 'Important Message' Amid Rising India-Pak Tensions

Outlook Web Bureau

"The Saudi foreign minister is bringing an important message from Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman," Qureshi said.

24 February, 2019

Saudi Arabia Appoints Princess As Kingdom's First Female Envoy To US

Outlook Web Bureau

Princess Reema will replace Prince Khalid bin Salman, a son of King Salman and a younger brother of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who took the post in 2017.

20 February, 2019

Congress Slams PM Modi Over 'Grand Welcome' To Saudi Crown Prince

Outlook Web Bureau

In a special gesture, Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday received Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the airport last night.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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