Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicCrown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

Topic: Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

‘Outrageous’ — Joe Biden condemns Mohammed bin Salman nod to Jamal Khashoggi killing

The White House Friday released a report the Trump administration had withheld, showing that US intelligence believed the crown prince was behind Khashoggi’s October 2018 murder.

City without cars and roads — Saudi Crown Prince announces plan for future beyond oil

170-km 'The Line' will be part of the $500 billion Neom project. The linear city will have 1 million residents and create 380,000 jobs by 2030, the crown prince said.

Gulf Arab states agree to restore diplomatic ties with Qatar in US-backed deal

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt signed an accord with Qatar during a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council leaders, bringing the regional split to an end — at least on paper.

US weighs immunity request for Saudi crown prince MBS in alleged assassination plot

The case accuses MBS of deploying operatives in the US to track down Saad Aljabri, a former high-level official, and then dispatching a team to murder him.

Why Netanyahu and Saudi’s MBS have good reason to meet

Reports about a meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel & Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman come amid talks of a historic treaty taking shape in West Asia.

This is what Israel, UAE and US get from the diplomatic breakthrough in Middle East

The deal will mark the legacies of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed. It will serve American interests too.

Saudi Prince MBS is testing his grip on power with desert raid, oil price war

MBS’ plans to transform his country face a rocky path as the coronavirus outbreak pummels global oil demand & weighs on Saudi Arabia’s economy.

Modi and MBS, the two wrong foreign leaders Jeff Bezos befriended

Bezos made overly optimistic bets on global leaders whose dispositions turned out to be less open and more autocratic than Silicon Valley originally thought.

Goodwill tour, intimate dinner – how Saudi prince MBS allegedly hacked Jeff Bezos’ phone

Jeff Bezos & Saudi crown prince MBS met at a small dinner in Los Angeles and it apparently went well enough that they exchanged phone numbers.

Saudi crown prince hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone, analysis suggests

The analysis found that the theft of data from Bezos’s phone in 2018 started with an infected video file sent from bin Salman’s personal account.

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Funeral ceremony of Major Nair | By special arrangement

The wife, the family and the Army – the politics of ‘Veer Nari’ and compensation

India has the highest number of war widows in the world, but little research on their lived experiences. Perhaps it's time to question the Army's dynamics and relationship with women.
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Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Why Yogi formula for lack of jobs, income, self-esteem is a big risk

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.