The CIA has alerted Norway that an activist living there is under threat from Saudi Arabia, bringing back memories of the grisly murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the grim reality that no one has been held accountable.
The Guardian reported that King Salman was angered by recent moves his son and heir-apparent made against him. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been in the spotlight over the war in Yemen and murder last year of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The US senate voted for ending support to Saudi-led coalition in Yemen and condemning crown prince MBS's role in dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
The White House declined to comment on the Post report, saying it was an intelligence matter. The Department of State also declined to comment. Saudi Arabia's top diplomat says Crown Prince Mohammed had "absolutely" nothing to do with the killing.
After the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, will Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman face greater criticism?
Prince Mohammed bin Salman's trip is aimed at building a broader economic partnership between the two countries, but it has sparked protests against Saudi's human rights record and the war in Yemen.
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