The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been summoned to court via the WhatsApp messaging platform over torture charges.

Saudi ambassador to Amman Nayef bin Bandar Al-Sudairy said trade relations between Riyadh and Amman have been growing in recent years.

Lawyers hired to represent MbS in Al-Jabri lawsuit: report

The New Arab Staff

Lawyers hired to represent MbS in Al-Jabri lawsuit: report

MbS and his aides have been assigned US lawyers in a lawsuit accusing the crown prince of sending a hit squad to Canada to allegedly assassinate ex-Saudi official Saad al-Jabri.

UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Diana Alghoul

UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed ...

GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

The New Arab Staff

GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

Courtney Freer

Under anti-corruption guise, Saudi crown prince targets royal rivals

Comment: The arrest of two Saudi princes reflects Mohammed bin Salman's power to increase central control over the defence sector, despite family ties, writes Courtney Freer.

The New Arab Staff

HRW raises alarm over safety of ex-Saudi Crown Prince

Human Rights Watch has said that there are growing fears over the safety of former Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi authorities arrest another relative of dissident ex-intelligence official

Saad Al-Jabri’s son said in a tweet on Wednesday that his brother-in-law, Salem al-Muzaini, had disappeared this week.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi authorities have cut detainees' contact with families

Saudi authorities are believed to have cut contact between the kingdom's prominent dissidents and their families.

Mounting discontent among leading Saudi royals over MbS' rule

The New Arab Staff

Mounting discontent among leading Saudi royals over MbS' rule

Mohamed bin Salman's cousins are said to regret the crown prince's rise to power.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia's detained former crown prince 'denied medical visits'

Lawyers representing Mohammed bin Nayef said the former crown prince was being denied medical care in detention.

Riyadh 'arrests' family of exiled Saudi ex-spy: reports

The New Arab Staff

Riyadh 'arrests' family of exiled Saudi ex-spy: reports

The relatives of Saad al-Jabri, who is said to hold key state secrets, were detained in Saudi Arabia, reports said.

MbS' Khashoggi-style plot against exiled rival, Saad al-Jabri

Courtney Freer

MbS' Khashoggi-style plot against exiled rival, Saad al-Jabri

Comment: The lawsuit will have implications for the US intelligence apparatus, and under a potential Biden presidency could even shape US policy ...

Saudi ex-spy chief's lawsuit spotlights secret power plays

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi ex-spy chief's lawsuit spotlights secret power plays

A lawsuit filed in the US by a former Saudi spy chief makes a number of disturbing accusations against the secretive kingdom.

Exiled Saudi spy in Canada faces new death threat

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Exiled Saudi spy in Canada faces new death threat

Saad al-Jabri, who is suing the crown prince for allegedly plotting his murder, is under security protection following reports of a fresh ...

The New Arab Staff

MbS encouraged Russia's military intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit filed by a former Saudi intelligence official says that in 2015, MbS was in communications with Putin, 'encouraging Russian intervention in Syria', despite Saudi support for the rebels

The New Arab Staff

Saudi crown prince 'sent hit squad to Canada'

A team of hitmen was allegedly sent to Canada by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shortly after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

Courtney Freer

A calculating, paranoid MbS waits in the wings

Comment: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has done everything to ensure a smooth ascension to the throne. It's not a question of if, ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi King Salman rushed to hospital for checks

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been taken to hospital due to an inflamed gall bladder.

Fugitive Saudi official 'embezzled $11 billion in state funds'

The New Arab Staff

Fugitive Saudi official 'embezzled $11 billion in state funds'

Saudi Arabia has arrested the children and brother of Saad al-Jabri in an attempt to force his return.

Courtney Freer

UK imposes sanctions, then praises ties with Saudi Arabia

Comment: In a weak attempt at justice for Jamal Khashoggi, the UK imposed sanctions, but then apparently apologised and returned to negotiating ...

Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

Two adult children and a brother a former top Saudi intelligence official exiled in Canada were detained in Riyadh in March.

Saudi Arabia's MbS demands $15 billion from jailed prince

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia's MbS demands $15 billion from jailed prince

Saudi prince Mohammed bin Nayef, jailed earlier this year, is facing major corruption charges.

Ex-official's children were 'first victims' of MbS, brother claims

The New Arab

Ex-official's children were 'first victims' of MbS, brother claims

A interview with Khalid Aljabri reveals striking new details about the plight of his brother and sister Sarah and Omar Aljabri - who disappeared ...

Most Popular

Most Popular