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Dr M slams TMJ as ‘stupid’ as spat escalates

The prime minister uses his strongest language yet on the crown prince.

Sources: Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan

Pakistan has been playing an increasingly vital role in the Afghanistan peace talks, which have been gathering momentum in recent months amid a growing US desire to pull out its troops.

Turkey says Saudi lack of transparency on Khashoggi concerning, detrimental to...

Erdogan's communications director says the series of "false denials" from Saudi officials had led to uncertainty on a host of issues around the case.

US pressed on Khashoggi amid report Saudi prince threatened ‘bullet’

A bipartisan group of senators has proposed a bill to cut off some weapons sales to Saudi Arabia including of tanks, long-range fighter jets and ordnance for automatic weapons.

Saudi Crown Prince’s new gambit: US$425 billion for infrastructure

Saudi Arabia is seeking 1.6 trillion riyals (US$425 billion) of investment in railways, airports and industrial projects by 2030.

Trump stands by Saudi crown prince despite pleas from Senate

Senators who have supported the US-Saudi alliance over the years say the president should impose more sanctions.

Saudi crown prince to visit Bahrain as part of regional tour

Saudi Arabia has been facing intense global criticism over the killing of insider-turned-critic Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate on Oct 2.

Saudi Prince slams CIA assessment report on Khashoggi murder

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, a longtime Saudi intelligence chief says the CIA has been proven wrong before.

Trump to discuss Khashoggi murder with Secretary of State Pompeo, CIA

Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House before flying to California, also reiterated that he had been told the crown prince had not played a role in the journalist's death.

Saudi king hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Yemen offensive

The two leaders reviewed "current developments in the region and challenges and crises facing it."

Turkey’s Erdogan, Saudi crown prince discuss steps to ‘shed light’ on...

The two discussed the issue of joint efforts and the steps that need to be taken in order to shed light on the Jamal Khashoggi murder in all its aspects.

Najib to PH: Pursue IPIC and get back the money

Former prime minister also urges government to retain 1MDB assets — the Tun Razak Exchange and Bandar Malaysia — as these could help generate revenue.

Saudi admission over critic’s killing shields crown prince

Saudi Arabia had previously roundly rejected allegations that Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents who dismembered his body.

Suddenly toxic, Saudi prince is shunned by investors he courted

RIYADH: He was the man who sold the world on his vision of a Saudi economy no longer dependent on oil. Now Crown Prince Mohammed...

Saudi Crown Prince’s 2021 Aramco IPO deadline is a daunting test

The 33-year-old heir to the Saudi throne wants Aramco to complete a deal to buy a US$70 billion stake in the kingdom’s biggest petrochemical company, Sabic, issue debt to finance the acquisition and go public by late 2020 or early 2021.

Saudi crown prince to Trump: We’ve replaced all Iran’s lost oil

The action appears lost on President Donald Trump, who continues to attack the OPEC for letting prices rally while he seeks to choke off supplies from Iran.

Supporters of missing Saudi journalist rally for his ‘release’

Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, has not been seen since he went to the Saudi mission on Tuesday to receive an official document for his marriage.

TMJ wants Johor to have own minimum wage rate

Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim says he has asked the state government to look into the matter.

TMJ: Whether I’m clobbered matters little, I’ll continue to speak out

The Crown Prince of Johor says his status comes from his service to the people and considers speaking the truth as one of his duties.

Saudi Arabia names Neom CEO as Adviser to Crown Prince

Kleinfeld will “take over wider responsibilities to enhance the economic, technological and financial development” of the kingdom as an adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a statement to Bloomberg News.

Will Saudi Crown Prince reform Wahhabism in Europe?

Currently in Europe as part of a drive to woo the West, Mohammed bin Salman has recognised his country's association with Wahhabism is a problem and moved to impose a more open form of Islam.

NGOs urge Spain not to sell warships to Saudi Arabia

The "Arms Under Control" collective have also called on Spain to stop exporting arms to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, where thousands of civilians have been killed.

Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris

Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to revitalise cultural and investment ties with France.

Trump to host UAE Crown Prince, calls for Gulf unity

The news comes after Washington said Trump would host Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on April 10 in an effort to end a diplomatic spat that has riven America's Gulf allies.