Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Tag Archives: King Salman

Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi s murder tipped the country into one of its worst crises. The public prosecutor last week exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the king s son, ...

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Saudi King sacks chief of staff in major military shake-up

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman has sacked the military chief of staff and a host of other top commanders, state media said Monday, in a major shake-up of the defence establishment. The monarch also replaced the heads of the ground forces and air defences, as well as senior officials at the ...

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Russia & Saudi Arabia sign billion dollar arms & energy contracts

MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, on a landmark visit to Russia, and President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a slew of arms and energy deals as the key US ally seeks to deepen cooperation with Moscow. The leaders of the world’s largest energy exporters discussed an extension of an OPEC ...

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Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia for trade talks

RIYADH: British Prime Minister Theresa May visiting Saudi Arabia looking to secure post-Brexit investment from the UK’s biggest trading partner in the Arab world. May arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday with economic issues a “priority” on her trip. Last month, May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon ...

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