Saudi Arabia is an important commercial market for Netflix, and one where the company is willing to make a strategic compromise.
Small gestures have hinted at the development of a closer affinity between Saudi Arabia and Israel, but an academic article on the Prophet Muhammad confirms it further.
Salah Khashoggi tweeted a statement forgiving his murderers, while human rights activists accuse the Saudi government of trying to shutter the case.
Football clubs, cruise liners and music event promoters are just some of the investments being made by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.
Another controversy emerges from the same MBS playbook where he tries to bully political and business leaders into toeing his agenda.
Saudi Arabia also signed investment agreements with Islamabad worth $20 billion on Sunday as crown prince Mohammed bin Salman began his Asia tour with a two-day trip to Pakistan.
Khashoggi, whether dead or alive, casts a revealing light on Mohammed Bin Salman and he'll have to answer for it eventually.
The Saudis are making moves in Afghanistan, courting the Taliban and trying to cement its role as a dealmaker. Will Saudi's vested interests trump its role as a mediator?
The House of Saud rules the country right now, but if Saudi Arabia wants to keep it that way, it will have to correct its course.
What many saw as mild criticism from Canada turned into a diplomatic row suddenly altering thousands of Saudi lives around the world. Why did Saudi Arabia react the way it did?
The Beatles were right. Money can’t buy you love. Or regional hegemony, as the Saudis are finding out with Jordan. But will King Abdullah get by with a little help from his friends?
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