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2020-02-26 Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Salman Could Switch Attention to Man Utd
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2020-02-26 Death of Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abd al-Aziz
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2020-02-25 Prince Abd al-Aziz bin Turki bin Faysal Appointed Minister of Sports.
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2020-02-25 Saudi Monarch Hosts Israeli Rabbi in Royal Palace
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2020-02-24 Saudi Space Programme To Establish National Training Base
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2020-02-21 Saudis Weigh Breaking Oil Alliance With Russia as Virus Crimps Demand
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2020-02-21 Saudi's Prince Turki al-Faysal Talks Iran Relations & G20 Presidency
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2020-02-20 No Detail Too Small for Saudi Prince as G-20 Offers Redemption
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2020-02-20 Crown Prince Meets With US Secretary of State
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2020-02-20 Minister of Interior Patronizes "Fist 3" Exercise
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Phone Hacks And Hangers-On: Change Of Course Or Character In Action?

Tech experts have agreed with "high certainty" that the phone of billionaire Jeff Bezos was compromised, and personal data stolen, by the crown prince through messaging app trickery; there is now concern that British PM Boris Johnson may have been been similarly hacked. Does this campaign represent an intensification of Muhammad bin Salman's ongoing efforts at repression and control, or are the revelations merely an accidental glimpse into his character?

Hitmen and Masterminds: Drawing a Line or Trouble Ahead?

News that eight defendants had been found guilty by a Saudi court of participating in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappointed those who had been hoping for closure, since the alleged architects of the killing at the consulate in Turkey were not even put on trial. Does the Kingdom's willingness to defy American demands for accountability reflect a broader desire to move out of Washington's orbit, or is Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman betting on his personal relationship with U.S. President Trump to ride out the storm?

Disappearance of a Princess: Private Dispute or Royal Affair?

Princess Basma bint Saud, along with one of her daughters, is said to be under house arrest in the capital, Riyadh. Was she detained for clashing with the crown prince, or are his critics too quick to assign blame?

The Evolving Foreign Policy Of MbS: Pragmatism Or Chaos?

The elevation of Prince Faysal bin Farhan to Foreign Minister, one among many young, Western-educated careerists to rise to prominence under the de facto governance of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MbS), underscores the rapidity of change within Saudi Arabia. On the other hand, secretive talks with Israel, and an official visit by the Russian President Vladimir Putin, complicate the narrative of the Kingdom reaching out to the West in the face of an Iranian threat. Is a co-ordinated strategy in place, or is the confusion a hint of disfunction within the royal family?

New Face At The Top: Cleanup Or Counterweight?

Unprecedented attacks on the Kingdom's oil infrastructure have focussed attention on the leadership's failure to defend even the most critical facilities, despite overseeing the third-largest military budget in the world. Will royal patience finally wear out with crown prince and Defense Minister Muhammad bin Salman?

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