Mohammad bin Salman is Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia also taking a number of other positions in Saudi Arabia. Mohammad bin Salman was appointed Crown Prince by his father King Salman in 2017, becoming heir apparent to the throne.
US President Donald Trump has scolded Saudi Arabia for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and badly executed cover-up, calling it a "total fiasco from day one," while still hedging around condemning the Saudi government.
Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman phoned Jamal Khashoggi and tried to convince him to return to Riyadh, just moments before the dissident journalist was killed in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, a new report claims.
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a “fight” with individuals inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey, Saudi authorities said after nearly two weeks of speculation. A senior Saudi intelligence official was fired over the incident.
Amid growing outrage over Jamal Khashoggi’s case, US media seem to have found a target in Jared Kushner, claiming he’s being kept at arm’s length over ties to Riyadh – all that despite the openly pro-Saudi stance of Donald Trump.
The Palestinians should either accept the peace plan they are offered at the moment or “shut up” and “stop complaining,” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman reportedly told Jewish organizations in New York.
De-facto Saudi leader Crown Prince Bin Salman has warned that Riyadh may go to war with regional nemesis Iran in the next 10-15 years if the international community fails to apply more sanctions pressure on Tehran.