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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman conducts a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May with other members of their delegations, inside 10 Downing Street, London, on Wednesday March 7, 2018. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a royal welcome with high level political talks to begin his …

Saudi Crown Prince: Saudis Will Develop Nuclear Bomb if Iran Does

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, commonly referred to as MBS, asserted that Riyadh will pursue nuclear weapons development if Iran possesses a nuclear bomb and reiterated his claim that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is “very much like Hitler” in a CBS interview to air on Sunday.

FILE -- In this March 14, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on …

Zumwalt: Draining the Swamp, Saudi Style

In the 1975 movie “Jaws,” the threat posed by a Great White shark to swimmers was only neutralized after aggressive action to confront it was taken.


Mass Arrests, Travel Limits Imposed amid Growing Saudi Crackdown

RIYADH (Reuters) – A campaign of mass arrests of Saudi Arabian royals, ministers and businessmen expanded on Monday after a top entrepreneur was reportedly detained in the biggest anti-corruption purge of the kingdom’s affluent elite in its modern history.

US President Donald Trump (L) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud shaking hands during a signing ceremony at the Saudi Royal Court in Riyadh on May 20, 2017

Trump Talks with King; Supports Crackdown on Rogue Saudi Element

In a phone conversation on Saturday, President Trump praised Saudi Arabia’s King Salman for his reform agenda to modernize the kingdom, which includes his recent crackdown on corruption. Mark Landler reports in the New York Times: President Trump has spoken

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump Arrives In Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia, personally greeted at the airport by King Salman. The First Lady wore a long sleeved black dress, but did not wear a head covering, as she exited Air


Merkel to Press Saudi Arabia to Absorb Mideast Refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, where she is expected to press royals on a number of sensitive issues, including taking in refugees, while also boosting important business ties in her first visit to the country in seven years.

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Saudi Prince Says Kingdom Not Yet Ready to End Ban on Female Drivers

Bloomberg reports: Saudi Arabia isn’t ready to end the world’s only ban on women driving, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said, arguing it’s not just a matter of ending strictures imposed by the kingdom’s austere form of Islam. Allowing

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Mecca Pilgrimage Death Toll Rises to 1,621—Hundreds Still Missing

The Associated Press has reviewed media reports and official comments from nations that reported the deaths of their citizens during the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca and found this year’s total standing at 1,621, with hundreds still missing.