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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Addiction and Intrigue: Inside Saudi Palace Coup

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Addiction and Intrigue: Inside Saudi Palace Coup

Quoting a witness at the palace, one Saudi source said King Salman this month pre-recorded a statement in which he announces the transfer of the throne to his son.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Columnist Ramadan al-Anzi Calls King Salman ‘Haleem’ and Got Suspended From al-Jazirah Newspaper

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Columnist Ramadan al-Anzi Calls King Salman ‘Haleem’ and Got Suspended From al-Jazirah Newspaper

King Salman has frequently been lauded by columnists in local media, in traditional deference to authority, since the 81-year-old assumed office in 2015.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Replaces Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud With Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud,

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Replaces Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud With Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud,

Saudi media say King Salman has called for a public pledge of allegiance to the new crown prince in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday night.

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SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Strips Crown Prince of Prosecution Oversight

SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Strips Crown Prince of Prosecution Oversight

Saudi ruler relieved Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef of his duties and renamed Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution (BIP) as Public Prosecution office.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Trump Wins Warm Welcome in Saudi

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Trump Wins Warm Welcome in Saudi

It was a warmer welcome than had been granted to Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, who was seen in Arab kingdom as soft on Iran and hesitant on Syria.

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SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Gives Extra Pay For Saudi Military, Personnel Fighting In Yemen

SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Gives Extra Pay For Saudi Military, Personnel Fighting In Yemen

Saudi Arabia is leading a coalition of Arab states backing Yemeni forces loyal to the exiled government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi who are trying to oust Iran-allied Houthi forces who control Yemen’s capital Sanaa.

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