Senators are now confident that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was ‘complicit’ in Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Jim WATSON / AFP Senators from across party lines on Wednesday announced with a “high level of confidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “complicit” in the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October. Bipartisan senators introduced a measure calling for the crown prince to be “held accountable” for a number of […]

Members of the Saudi royal family are reportedly looking for ways to keep Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king

Nicolas Asfouri – Pool/Getty Images Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said. Rather, they are discussing the possibility with other family members that after the […]

Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Mohammed bin Salman ‘global pressure’ will force Trump to deal with Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance if the Saudis don’t step up

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly delivered a stern warning to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday, urging him to “own” the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen publicly since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. An unnamed […]

Salman Rushdie: My New Book Knew Trump Would Win — Even Though I Didn't

Sir Salman Rushdie is back in the headlines with the news that his most celebrated novel, Midnight’s Children, will become a Netflix series. While Rushdie says he’d be happy for the book to be adapted into any format — including a Broadway musical — we checked in with him at OZY Fest in New York’s […]

Activists demand UK police arrest Mohammed bin Salman over ‘Yemen war crimes’

Human rights activists are calling on British authorities to arrest Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his imminent visit to the country. They say he must be held responsible for alleged war crimes carried out in Yemen. The director of Human Rights for Yemen, Kim Sharif, told RT she has submitted an application to Westminster […]

Crown Prince Salman says Saudi Aramco’s $2 trillion IPO is on track for 2018

Thomson Reuters RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco’s initial public offering is on track for next year, and the national oil giant could be valued at more than $ 2 trillion, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman told Reuters in an interview. The sale of around 5 percent of Aramco next year is a centerpiece […]

Bollywood star Salman Khan is coming to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon has made no secret of its ambitions when it comes to TV and film; after all, it just took another step towards becoming a full-fledged film studio by handling distribution for one of its movies. Now, the retail giant has locked in a streaming deal for one of India’s biggest film stars: Salman Khan […]

Saudi King names young son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince, strips eldest of title & post

Published time: 21 Jun, 2017 07:07 Saudi King Salman has named 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince in place of Mohammed bin Nayef, who had previously been first in line to the throne. The King also stripped bin Nayef of his function as interior minister. Read more The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]

Manchester councils refuse to bury or cremate suicide bomber Salman Abedi

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people and injured over a hundred more in the Manchester Arena attack last week, will never be buried or cremated in Greater Manchester, local authorities insist. City officials said they will do “everything in their power” to stop Abedi, 22, from being buried, cremated or laid to rest […]

Saudi Arabian King Salman to visit Indonesia in March with an entourage of 1,500

Thomson Reuters Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said. “This is a very historic visit for us,” Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung told reporters on Tuesday, adding that the king would be […]