Shunned by most of his traditional Western partners after critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Istanbul, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is turning to Asia. Saudi-Pakistan ties are deeply-rooted in religion and economic aid from the kingdom.
By showing "a kind of moral superelevation" on arms exports, Germany is frustrating Britain, France and Spain, Airbus chief executive says , adding that without a common European approach Airbus could consider manufacturing German-free products.
Pakistan has been playing an increasingly vital role in the Afghanistan peace talks, which have been gathering momentum in recent months amid a growing US desire to pull out its troops.
David Satterfield has been the acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs since 2017 and has also previously served as the deputy US chief of mission in Iraq, ambassador to Lebanon.
In a televised interview, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks about the war in Syria, Turkey's European membership, and the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Days after being implicated in a conversation with the Saudi Crown Prince who threatened to "put a bullet" in Jamal Khashoggi, Turki Aldakhil was appointed as Saudi's envoy to the UAE. Who is he and who's really pulling his strings?
Saudi Arabia is attempting to diversify its economy, however, under the erratic leadership of MBS many investors are cautious.
Pressure against Saudi Arabia is mounting as lawmakers highlight the cases of female rights activists who have been jailed and tortured in Saudi prisons.
"The guard did not mention to the Saudis inside the consulate that Khashoggi had someone waiting for him outside. If he had, there were two possibilities," said a latest report released by Istanbul Police Directorate.
Former US president Barack Obama's key advisor on the Middle East Robert Malley told TRT World that Obama tried to "find a middle ground" of assisting the Saudi-led coalition militarily and simultaneously pursuing the nuclear deal with Iran.
Saudi Arabia, one of the world's most gender-segregated nations, ranks 138 of 144 states in the 2017 Global Gender Gap index, a gauge of how women fare in economic and political participation, health and education.
The US House passed a resolution that would force the administration to withdraw its troops from involvement in Yemen. The bill will now head to the Senate for consideration following the 248-177 vote.
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