Mohammed bin Salman
And co-opts a lot of urbanist talking points in the process.
Loujain al-Hathloul’s family had hoped her nightmare was coming to an end. But her case has been transferred to a notorious terrorism court.
A lawsuit alleges that just weeks after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, crown prince Mohammed bin Salman dispatched a hit squad to Canada to deal with another political enemy.
Saudi Arabia calls a report that the Kingdom hacked Bezos "absurd," but the U.N. called the allegations credible and "gravely" concerning.
Activists called the ruling, which has all but exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his top advisers, "the antithesis of Justice."
A report by a U.N. investigator called for further investigation of Mohammad bin Salman, and for sanctions on his personal assets.
Mujtaba al-Sweikat was one of 37 people the kingdom executed on what human rights groups say were trumped-up charges.
Jared Kushner has reportedly been texting MBS even after the murder.
The sanctions freeze any Canadian assets held by the Saudis and blocks their entry into the country.
“Our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event — maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!”
We spoke to David Wearing about the link between Gulf wealth and British state interest.
The message in Riyadh was clear: it’s business as usual, despite dozens of public big-name drop outs following Khashoggi’s murder.