Tag: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Saudi Arabia has long been censured over guardianship system, which assigns each woman a male relative whose approval is needed for various big decisions.
Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs says the report contains 'clear contradictions and baseless allegations which challenge its credibility'.
The Private Sector Stimulus Office has a long-term mandate to continuously support the private sector through economic cycles.
The discussions involved, among others, reviewing bilateral relations between the US and Saudi Arabia.
India accuses Pakistan of harbouring the Jaish-e-Mohammed group, a charge Islamabad denies.
The kingdom's media minister says there has only been a meeting with the Saudi wealth fund regarding sponsorship.
The crown prince's arrival comes amid a vow by India to isolate Pakistan internationally following the deadliest attack in Kashmir in decades.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's two-day visit to the world's biggest Muslim majority country kicks off Monday, but Jakarta supplied few details about his itinerary.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman is also expected to visit India, Pakistan, China and Indonesia.
An anti-corruption commission headed by the crown prince said a total of about US$107 billion has been recovered from 87 people.
Many activists are calling for an end to the guardianship system, which has been chipped away at slowly over the years but remains in force.
Turkish television station A-Haber claimed Khashoggi's dismembered body was inside five suitcases and two large black bags carried into the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul.
Mohammed bin Salman told associates that it is possible to lure Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia and make arrangements.
Putin's foreign policy advisor said they will talk about Khashoggi's murder but the main aim of the meeting will be the development of Russian-Saudi relations.
Prince Mohammed arrived in Buenos Aires from Tunisia, where he was met by protesters who denounced him as a murderer for the killing of Khashoggi.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman flew to the UAE on Thursday, moving on to Bahrain, stopping by Egypt for a two-day visit before heading to Tunisia.
Prince Mohammed has visited the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain since Thursday and is expected to travel to Tunisia on Tuesday.
The crown prince will visit a 'number of brotherly' Arab states at the request of his father.
In their drive to oust Houthi rebels said to have ties with Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have roped in a wide range of local groups – including radical Islamists with links to Al-Qaeda.
Such a meeting would be the first face-to-face encounter between Erdogan and the crown prince since the killing that has tainted the image of both the kingdom and its de facto ruler.
Trump was widely pilloried for his mercantile priorities that made him appear more like a lobbyist for the oil-rich kingdom, raising the prospect of strong congressional action against Saudi Arabia.
Dozens of princes and cousins from powerful branches of the Al Saud family want to see a change in the line of succession but recognise that the king is unlikely to turn against his favourite son, known in the West as MbS.
US Vice President Mike Pence said the United States is determined to hold accountable all who are responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
The Saudi rulers are seeking to rally domestic support following what is seen as the worst diplomatic crisis facing the kingdom since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
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