Mohammed bin Nayef

Reports: Saudis Held Crown Prince Prisoner, Forced Him to Renounce Throne

When Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef was abruptly swapped out for a younger model, rock-star Prince Mohammed bin Salman, there were rumors the transfer of power wasn’t as smooth as the Saudi government portrayed it. The government dismissed rumors that Nayef was placed under comfortable house arrest while Salman’s ascension was completed.

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - DECEMBER 14 : Saudi defence minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) and Deputy Crown Prince and the Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Nayef (R) attend an opening ceremony of new Shura Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 14, 2016. …

Social Media Users Debate Appointment of New Saudi Crown Prince

TEL AVIV — The appointment of Mohammed bin Salman, the son of King Salman, as the new crown prince and first in line to the throne continues to be the main topic of discussion in Saudi Arabia, and has been dominating on social media.


France Awarded Top Honour To Saudi Prince ‘At His Request’

PARIS (AFP) – The awarding of France’s top honour to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, which sparked a storm of criticism, was done at the royal’s request, a French magazine reported this week. Causette, a monthly women’s magazine, published an exchange

French President Francois Hollande (right) greets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on March 4, 2016