While King Salman has maintained that normalising ties with Israel was out of the question without the resolution of the Palestinian issue, his son Crown Prince MBS seeks to change the Saudi public perception towards Jews.
The completion of the purchase comes six months after Aramco sealed the world's biggest initial public offering, selling 1.7 percent of its shares for a record $29.4 billion.
No one is looking to the US for leadership during the coronavirus crisis. Is this the new normal?
Reports claim the Saudi prince was forced to cutdown oil production after US President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw troops from his country.
As well as maintaining opulent lifestyles, the Saudi monarchy has been pumping its extensive wealth into fuelling the Middle East's wars.
Speaking to TRT World, Hatice Cengiz said the UK government should not allow MBS to exploit premier sporting events to polish his damaged reputation.
International press associations have condemned the decision and said violations against journalists and press organisations should not be used as a tool for political pressure.
Former deputy head of Saudi Arabia's general intelligence and a former royal adviser among 20 suspects named by Istanbul prosecutor's office in its indictment over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Neither the leaders of India, Pakistan nor Afghanistan have shown the domestic urgency or the regional diplomacy required to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
The arrests of Muhammad bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz demonstrate the extent to which the crown prince is willing to go to keep his grip on power.
The arrests of his cousin and uncle last week are the latest incidents to contribute towards Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s notorious reputation.
The Wall Street Journal reported that Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, a brother of King Salman, and the monarch's nephew Prince Mohammed bin Nayef were taken from their homes early Friday by royal guards after being accused of treason.
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