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Dec 13 2018
Senate Votes to End Military Support for Saudi War in Yemen, Unanimously Condemns Mohammed bin Salman
The Senate voted 56-41 to end military support for the Saudi war in Yemen and unanimously passed a resolution blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Supporters of the move say that it effectively sanctions Saudi Arabia for the actions taken against those in Yemen as well as Khashoggi and rebukes President Trump for his unwillingness to blame theWashington Post BBC News Fox News (Opinion)
Nov 17 2018
The death of Jamal Khashoggi, the writer and activist who was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey last month, came at the directive of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), the CIA has determined according to a report out Friday.Fox News (Online News)
Jul 16 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Saturday more investment was needed in fossil fuel and clean energy technologies to meet global demand, and that unrealistic emission policies would lead to unprecedented levels of inflation.
The prince said Saudi Arabia had announced raising its production capacity to 13 million barrels per day by 2027 from a nameplate capacity ofReuters
Jul 15 2022
Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) sent an eyebrow-raising tweet Friday afternoon as the prominent Democrat took a shot at President Joe Biden for fist-bumping the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman earlier in the day.
Biden is visiting Saudi Arabia as part of a diplomatic effort to discuss human rights, energy production, and security in the Middle East and beyond. UponThe Daily Wire
Aug 12 2022
Famed author Salman Rushdie, who has endured death threats from extremists for decades, was stabbed Friday before a scheduled lecture in western New York, according to state police.
A man stormed the stage at the Chautauqua Institution, about 70 miles south of Buffalo, at about 11 a.m. and attacked the 75-year-old Rushdie and an interviewer, New York State Police Maj. Eugene J.
May 21 2017
Diplomacy is never an easy business. World leaders must constantly learn the ins and out of other cultures in order to communicate effectively, and especially so that they won’t accidentally insult one another during diplomatic visits. But Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz knows exactly how to deal with Donald Trump, using a tactic that’s been employed by leaders of various countriesVanity Fair
Jul 15 2022
President Biden shared a fist bump with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after arriving in the Gulf kingdom for a high-stakes visit.
Why it matters: Biden once vowed to make the kingdom a "pariah," and U.S.-Saudi relations have been strained over a number of issues, including the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
U.S. intelligence concluded MBS wasAxios
Jul 15 2022
President Joe Biden arrived Friday in Saudi Arabia where he met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a controversial sitdown he had earlier insisted would not take place.
The crown prince greeted Biden as he arrived at the royal palace where the two leaders exchanged a fist bump, but no handshake.
Biden has alternated between handshakes and fist bumps throughout the fourNBC News (Online)
Jul 15 2022
President Biden was seen greeting Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Friday with a fist bump during his trip to the Middle East.
The greeting came amid speculation over whether Biden would shake the hand of bin Salman, who approved the 2018 operation that killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to U.S. intelligence assessments. Khashoggi, who was a Washington Post columnistNational Review
Jul 11 2022
President Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia this week stands at the threshold of a new Middle East. If the visit’s purpose is simply to beg for increased oil production, then it will be a waste of time (the Saudis have already said they are already producing at near-capacity).
On the other hand, if the visit gives the U.S. the opportunity to establish a new relationship with Saudi crownThe Dispatch