Tag: Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Cosplayers at New York Comic-Con at Jacob Javits Center in New York, New York on October 7, 2016. Photo Credit: Rainmaker Photo/MediaPunch/IPX

Saudi’s First Comic-Con Fest Set to Wow

Superheroes from Hollywood’s Marvel studios are among the characters set to wow thousands of curious Saudis at the Islamic kingdom’s first Comic-Con event from Thursday.

Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gives a press conference in Riyadh, on April 25, 2016. The key figure behind the unveiling of a vast plan to restructure the kingdom's oil-dependent economy, the son of King Salman has risen to among Saudi Arabia's most influential figures …

Saudi Prince Readies Strategy if Clerics Oppose Reforms: Report

The young prince leading Saudi Arabia’s drive for economic reform has laid out a three-pronged strategy to avoid a backlash from any religious conservatives opposed to his plan, according to remarks reported by Foreign Affairs magazine on Saturday.

Army General Joseph Votel (R), commander of the US Special Operations Command, waits for a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Senate Armed Services Committee hears testimony from the head of the US military effort against the Islamic State group in …

U.S. General Visits Saudi Amid Yemen Bombing Concerns

The head of US military operations in the Middle East wrapped up an unannounced visit to Saudi Arabia Tuesday, amid mounting friction over the kingdom’s bombing campaign in neighbouring Yemen.

A Saudi family walks past flowers displayed during the Flowers' Festival in Riyadh on April 9, 2008. AFP PHOTO/HASSAN AMMAR (Photo credit should read HASSAN AMMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Abandons Islamic Calendar for Government Pay

Saudi government workers will be paid according to the Gregorian calendar instead of the Islamic Hijri calendar, making the working month longer as part of cost-cutting measures, newspapers reported Monday.