Mohammed Bin Salman: News

11 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Saudi's Mohammed bin Salman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Saudi Arabian counterpart and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Monday at the Hyderabad House in Delhi.

04 Jul 2023

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia executes 5, including Egyptian, for terrorism

In its biggest group execution this year, Saudi Arabia has reportedly put five people to death for allegedly carrying out a terror attack on a house of worship that killed five people and injured an unknown number of people.

19 Oct 2022

Saudi Arabia

Anti-kingdom tweets: Saudi Arabia jails US citizen for 16 years

Saudi Arabia sentenced an elderly US citizen of Saudi origin to 16 years for his old tweets critical of the kingdom.

23 Sep 2022

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Huge gold, copper deposits discovered in Medina city

The gulf nation of Saudi Arabia has discovered large deposits of gold and copper in the holy city of Medina, an official release said this week.

31 Jul 2022


Meet the women DJs making Saudis groove to their beats

Women DJs, a once unthinkable phenomenon in Saudi Arabia, are taking the country by storm.

16 Jul 2022

Saudi Arabia

You're to blame for Khashoggi's murder: Biden tells Saudi prince

US President Joe Biden stated on Friday that he informed Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) that he held him accountable for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, briefly after sharing greetings with the kingdom's de-facto ruler.

27 Feb 2021

Saudi Arabia

Saudi prince MbS approved operation to capture, kill Khashoggi: US

The United States on Friday, for the first time, publicly accused Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) of ordering the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote for The Washington Post, in 2018.

24 Jan 2021

Abu Dhabi

Italian Police seize 500-year-old stolen Leonardo Da Vinci painting

Imagine spotting a shady looking artwork that appears to be that of Leonardo Da Vinci's, which turns out to really be one, and that too at a place where it isn't supposed to be.

11 Jan 2021

Saudi Arabia

The Line: Saudi Arabia unveils city with no roads, cars

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, has unveiled plans for a future city 'The Line,' which is part of the $500 billion project called "Neom."

29 Dec 2020

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women's rights activist gets nearly 6-year jail term

Prominent women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was sentenced to nearly six years in jail by a Saudi court on Monday, her family said.

07 Aug 2020


MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.

09 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia

Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested

In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.

23 Jan 2020

Jeff Bezos

After hacking report, Bezos tweets image from Jamal Khashoggi's memorial

The phone of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, was allegedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an explosive report in The Guardian claimed yesterday.

22 Jan 2020


Apparently, Saudi Crown Prince hacked Jeff Bezos's phone via WhatsApp

Last year, Gavin de Becker, a security specialist known for assisting the CIA and FBI, claimed that the Saudi government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

29 Oct 2019


Modi, Saudi King to sign key agreements to strengthen ties

In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties between India and Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to sign several agreements with the Kingdom.

11 Oct 2019


Iranian oil-tanker hit by missiles near Saudi, catches fire: Report

On Friday, Iran-owned Sinopa oil tanker caught fire off Saudi Arabia's coast after being hit by two missiles, the country's media reported. The attack caused an oil spill into the Red Sea.

05 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.

03 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia

At Jamal Khashoggi's memorial, Jeff Bezos hugs his fiancée

A year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was inhumanely murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. On Wednesday, activists and his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz gathered outside the embassy to remember him.

02 Oct 2019


Snubbing Pakistan, Saudi Arabia says it "understands" India's J&K move

In what qualifies as a diplomatic win for India, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday told National Security Advisor Ajit Doval that the Kingdom understands New Delhi's Jammu and Kashmir move.

29 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to fine tourists for kissing, immodest clothes, etc.

Even as Saudi Arabia allowed citizens from 49 countries to apply for travel visas to the Muslim Kingdom, it announced a "public decency" code which imposes fines on travelers for various offenses.

27 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

For the most part of its existence, Saudi Arabia has been off-limits for the tourists, but it's going to change soon.

26 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's murder happened 'under my watch': Saudi's crown prince

Mohammed bin Salman (popularly known as MbS), who is the de-facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, has said he is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as it happened "under his watch".

22 Sep 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the United States on Saturday on a Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's "special aircraft," according to reports.

15 Sep 2019


Saudi Arabia's oil production hit after Houthi drone-strikes

Global oil supplies are likely to take a major hit following drone attacks on two oil facilities of the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

02 Aug 2019


Now, Saudi women can travel without male guardian's "permission"

A draconian rule in Saudi Arabia has come to an end, sending waves of joy across women in the Islamic nation.

19 Jun 2019

Saudi Arabia

Report claims Saudi Prince knew about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident journalist of Saudi Arabia, in October last year, garnered global attention.

02 Apr 2019

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's children given houses, receive monthly payments from kingdom: Report

The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by the kingdom's authorities, The Washington Post reported yesterday.

31 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data

In a shocking revelation, a top-level security specialist has alleged that the Saudi Arabian government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

05 Mar 2019

Donald Trump

Saudi authorities strip US-Saudi doctor, torture him with electric shocks

In a hair-raising news, a US-Saudi doctor was tortured in Riyadh using electric shocks.

21 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

MbS orders release of 850 Indian prisoners, increases Haj quota

Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, who arrived in India on Tuesday for bilateral talks, ordered the release of 850 prisoners on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar made the announcement on Twitter calling it a "big deliverable".

20 Feb 2019


Saudi sees $100bn-worth investment opportunities in India: Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is in India on a two-day visit, said he sees $100bn-worth investment opportunities for his country in various sectors in India over the next few years.

20 Feb 2019


PM Modi, Saudi Crown Prince issue joint statement on Pulwama

Following the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, the two leaders, on Wednesday, issued statements on the Pulwama attack, agreeing that countries harboring terrorists need to be pressurized.

20 Feb 2019


Saudi Crown Prince to meet PM Modi today: Details here

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, popularly known as MbS, arrived in India on Tuesday after having completed his two-day visit to Pakistan.

18 Feb 2019


Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a clutch of investment deals with Pakistan worth $20bn.

Amid tensions with India, Pakistan welcomes the Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is slated to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday, despite earlier concerns about him calling his visit off in the wake of the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

11 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is: Foreign Affairs official

Riyadh doesn't know the location of dissident Jamal Khashoggi's body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official in the kingdom said in an interview with CBS that was broadcasted yesterday.

02 Jan 2019


Netflix pulls down 'Patriot Act' episode criticizing MbS, draws ire

American streaming giant Netflix has pulled down an episode of Patriot Act, hosted by stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj, for viewers in Saudi Arabia as it criticized crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).

31 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Turkish TV airs footage showing men carrying 'Khashoggi's body parts'

A Turkish television station has broadcast CCTV footage showing men carrying cases and bags, which it says contained slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body parts.

17 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'

Saudi Arabia today slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.

15 Dec 2018


#KhashoggiMurder: 'I know how to cut', Khashoggi killer heard saying

On Friday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that one of the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying, "I know how to cut," in the audio tape of the killing sent by Turkey to the US and other countries.

14 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Yemen deal 'will help bring back security': Saudi-envoy to US

Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition partners "strongly support" an agreement reached on Yemen in UN-brokered peace talks yesterday, which includes a ceasefire in the vital port of Hodeida, Riyadh's US ambassador Khalid bin Salman said.