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2020-05-21 27th Ramadan 1441 Makkah Taraweeh Sheikh Baleelah
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2020-05-21 28th Ramaadan 1441 Makkah Taraweeh Sheikh Dosary
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2020-05-21 Day 29 Taraweeh Makkah Ramadan 2020
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2020-05-19 26th Ramadan 1441 Makkah Taraweeh Sheikh Dosary
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2020-05-18 Day 25 Taraweeh Makkah Ramadan 2020; Quran 34:24
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2020-05-17 Day 24 - Ramadan 1441 / 2020 Makkah Taraweeh - Sheikh Yasser Al-Dosari - Sheikh Bandar Balila
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2020-05-16 22nd Ramadan 1441 Makkah Taraweeh Sheikh Juhany
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2020-05-16 Makkah Taraweeh 2020 Highlights | Night 23 | Sheikh Yasser Dossary
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2020-05-14 21st Ramadan 1441 Makkah Taraweeh Sheikh Shuraim
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2020-05-13 19th Ramadan 1441 Makkah Taraweeh Sheikh Sudais
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Past Feature Articles
Ambition Meets Reality: The Crown Prince's Dilemma

Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, now effectively in charge of policy, has gambled that the support of the younger generation and a pragmatic approach to foreign and domestic affairs will win out over the traditional pillars of the Saudi state in his quest for major reform. His over-reliance on an American ally may jeopardize his ambitions, however, if a change in Washington comes to pass.

An Unpredictable Prince: Realpolitik Or Royal Politics?

The juxtaposition of two events over the past month throws into focus the challenges faced by Saudi Arabia as the country nears the end of an era. First, the aging king was hospitalised; then news broke that his son and heir was alleged to have sent a hit squad to Canada in pursuit of a settling of scores. The timing of the announcements highlights the fragility of the current structure, wherein the monarch drifts towards the periphery, and policy depends on the whims and hidden motives of the crown prince.

Royal Family Domestic Politics in the Modern Era: Co-optation, Rebellion and Dissent (Part II)

With the end of the rebellion against what was to become the ruling branch of the family, power became more concentrated then ever in the hands of a small group of senior royals. The extended period from the 1980's until the present era, when a succession of aging kings took their place on the throne, denying the next generation the opportunity to establish itself, has accelerated this process. Now, as a new crown prince waits his turn, little remains of the traditional royal family structure.

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