Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS)

Report: Saudi Crown Prince Purged, Tortured Rivals After Jared Kushner Gave Him Classified ‘Enemies’ List

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) reportedly boasted that Jared Kushner gave him top-secret classified information that he used to conduct a purge of his political enemies last year. If Kushner gave the classified information to MBS without President Donald Trump’s approval, “he may have violated federal laws around the sharing of classified intelligence.”

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Reformer Saudi Prince Begins First Trip Abroad to U.S., U.K., Egypt

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) will begin his first trip outside the kingdom in his official capacity as future king this week, aiming to woo support from leaders in Egypt, the U.K., and the U.S. amid the sweeping reforms he is implementing across his country.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C-R) welcomes Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C-L) upon his arrival in Cairo on March 4, 2018

Sources: Saudi Crown Prince Forced Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Resign

Citing a dozen “Western, Lebanese, and regional officials and associates” of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri, on Christmas Eve the New York Times published an account of Hariri’s resignation (and later un-resignation) that asserts he was forced out of office by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as part of Saudi Arabia’s cold war against Iran.

SOCHI, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 13 : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - KREMLIN PRESS CENTRE / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) President of Russia, Vladimir Putin (not seen) meets with Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri in Sochi, Russia on September …