The rehabilitation of Mohammed bin Salman – podcast
Middle East correspondent Martin Chulov discusses how the Saudi crown prince has been re-embraced on the world stage, four years after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi
Oil prices rebound after dropping to lowest in months on weak U.S. demand
Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Thursday, bouncing off multi-month lows in the previous session caused by data signalling weak U.S. fuel demand.
Saudi Arabia’s The Line is what happens when tech bro culture meets Middle Eastern autocracy
The city’s obvious impracticality shows that it is an idea greenlighted by someone no one says no to.
France skirts over Khashoggi killing amid Saudi prince visit
France’s presidency has focused on global warming, the war in Ukraine and the Iran nuclear deal in relaying details about the controversial dinner in Paris between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and French President Emmanuel Macron
Macron defies criticism to host Saudi Crown Prince MBS in Paris
Saudi leader’s visit to Paris comes two weeks after he held talks in Jeddah with US President Joe Biden.
Inside the Saudis’ bizarre utopian megacity in the desert
Mohammed bin Salman hopes to build a 75-mile mirrored skyscraper housing 5m people – but is his plan even technically possible?
What the Saudis think about when they think about peace with Israel
Their newly opened airspace has nothing to do with Israel, they say, and normalization can't happen until there's a Palestinian state. But actually, obviously, it's all about Iran
Analysis: Porsche faces uphill drive in race to public listing
Porsche may have to go public at a steep discount if it insists on going ahead as economic obstacles mount, two people involved in the landmark multi-billion-euro listing said.
U.S. says no indication American's detention in UAE linked to Khashoggi
The U.S. State Department on Monday said it has seen "no indication at this point" that the detention of an American in the United Arab Emirates is linked to his ties to slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Sanders slams Biden for visiting Saudi Arabia despite its human rights record
Independent senator says US president should not have rewarded kingdom with trip in light of 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist, country's attitude to democratic values
Biden downplays Saudi fist bump as Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar criticize trip
"Why don't you guys talk about something that matters? I'm happy to answer a question that matters," Biden said when asked by a reporter whether he regretted the fist bump.
Explainer: How much extra oil can Saudi Arabia pump?
U.S. President Joe Biden's visit in recent days to top oil exporter Saudi Arabia ended without any announcements that the kingdom would raise oil production to help lower fuel prices which are spurring the highest U.S. inflation in four decades.
At Arab summit, Biden vows US ‘will not walk away’ from Middle East
US president promises not to create a vacuum in region for Russia, China and Iran to fill; does not mention Israel or Palestinians in his public comments
Joe Biden and Saudi crown prince begin big meeting with fist bump
The US president arrived in Jeddah on the third day of a four-day visit to the Middle East. The Saudi leg is one of the most delicate trips he has faced on the world stage.
Biden to talk oil at Arab summit concluding Middle East tour
Meeting in Jeddah will bring together leaders of the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council as well as Egypt, Jordan and Iraq
Biden ends trip with U.S.-Saudi relations on the mend but few other wins
President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman took a step to mending their troubled relationship with a fist bump, but the U.S. leader left the kingdom on Saturday with few big successes and doubts as to whether the visit was worth it.
Biden fist bumps Saudi crown prince on trip that seeks to reset ties
U.S. President Joe Biden gave a fist bump to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi state television showed on Friday, during a trip to Saudi Arabia that is being watched for body language and rhetoric as Washington seeks to reset relations.
Joe Biden fist bumps Saudi crown prince on arrival in Jeddah
Greeting sparks controversy as president begins closed-door bilateral meeting
Biden to meet Saudi king, prince MBS after human rights rift
JERUSALEM (AP) — Whether Joe Biden’s first trip to the Middle East as president ends a success or a failure may hinge on what happens when the American leader first locks eyes with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman.
Israel asks Saudis to let Mecca pilgrims fly in from Tel Aviv
Israel asks Saudi Arabia to admit direct flights from Tel Aviv ahead of US President Joe Biden’s visit to the kingdom.
Iran claims Saudi Arabia is ready for more direct bilateral talks
The last direct talks between Riyadh and Tehran were held in April, as the two sides mull over a rapprochement.
Egypt’s el-Sisi and Qatar’s emir hold talks during Cairo visit
Talks between the two leaders focused on ties between Qatar and Egypt, as well as regional and global topics.
Saudi Arabia’s outreach under a dynamic leadership
A host of investment, energy deals are expected to be signed during MBS’ regional tour
Saudi Leader Visits Turkey, Moving to Mend Rift Over Journalist’s Murder
The 2018 killing and dismemberment of the Saudi dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in Istanbul drove a deep wedge between the two countries.
Saudi Crown Prince MBS arrives in Jordan on regional visit
Business leaders and officials hope the visit will unblock at least $3bn in investment projects by Saudi Arabia.