Mohammed bin Salman (MbS)


  • Mohammad Bin Salman 2022-07-31 20:32

    Inside story of MBS: A gruesome man with mood swings

    TEHRAN— In a comprehensively detailed report, The Economist has revealed the inside stories of the Royal Palace of Saudi Arabia. The report outlines who Mohammad Bin Salman really is.

  • Nasser Kanaani 2022-07-25 22:13

    Iran: MBS offered Tehran-Riyadh talks be made public and official

    TEHRAN— Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani announced on Monday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman has offered that the next round of Tehran-Riyadh talks be made public and official.

  • Biden-MBS 2022-07-16 20:57

    From “pariah” to “strategic partnership”

    TEHRAN— “Khashoggi was in fact murdered and dismembered, and I believe in the order of the Crown Prince, and I would make it very clear. We were not going to, in fact, sell more weapons to them. We were gonna, in fact, make them pay the price and make them, in fact, a pariah that they are.”

  • Raisi-Al-Kadhimi 2022-06-27 22:16

    Saudi Arabia to promote talks with Iran to diplomatic level

    TEHRAN — According to the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi who visited Tehran on Sunday, brought an important message from the Saudi officials.

  • Security officials from Iran and Saudi Arabia meet in Iraq 2022-04-27 20:11

    As U.S. retreats, Saudi Arabia and Iran are trying to mend fences: CNN

    TEHRAN - As Persian Gulf Arab states lose faith in the United States' commitment to their security, two West Asian archrivals are taking matters into their own hands.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2022-02-16 00:04

    Is MBS lobbying against Biden?

    TEHRAN — According to persons familiar with the situation, Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and former senior advisor, met with Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler and top Saudi Aramco officials in recent weeks as part of a regional tour that mingled personal travel and business.

  • Convicted Khashoggi killers staying “in seven-star accommodation” 2021-12-31 17:31

    Convicted Khashoggi killers staying “in seven-star accommodation”

    TEHRAN - According to sources connected to senior members of the Saudi intelligence apparatus who spoke to the Guardian on the condition of anonymity, at least three members of the Saudi hit squad who were sentenced before a Saudi court (in a trial broadly condemned as a sham), of murdering Jamal Khashoggi are living and working “in seven-star accommodation” inside a government-run security compound in Riyadh.

  • Aboud Tariq 2021-11-14 18:41

    Mohammad Mazhari

    There is no clear solution for Lebanon crisis: academic

    TEHRAN - A professor at the Lebanese International University says that there is no obvious solution for Lebanon’s woes unless the political and economic groups abandon their “exclusive privileges”.

  • Andrew Korybko 2021-11-12 17:46

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden hasn’t done much to end war on Yemen: analyst

    TEHRAN - A geopolitical analyst says the Biden administration has failed to advance the policy of ending the war on Yemen.

  • Hossein Askari 2021-11-10 16:04

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    MBS does not have an honest bone in his body: GWU professor

    TEHRAN – A professor from the George Washington University says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not honest when he talks about reforms.

  • Ali Mourad 2021-11-06 14:43

    By M. A. Saki

    Riyadh chiefly responsible for economic crisis in Lebanon: researcher

    TEHRAN- A Lebanese political researcher is of the opinion that Saudi Arabia’s unbalance foreign policy has led to the current economic crisis in Lebanon.

  • Biden reneges on campaign pledge with Saudi arms sale 2021-11-05 21:02

    Biden reneges on campaign pledge with Saudi arms sale

    TEHRAN - This is what the U.S. candidate in the Presidential campaign race Joe Biden said if he reached the White House “I would make it very clear, we are not going to in fact sell more weapons to [Saudi Arabia] ... we are going to make them in fact the pariah that they are.”

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2021-10-31 21:13

    Saudi plot to overthrow Lebanese government thickens

    TEHRAN — In a chain of events intended to bring Lebanon to its knees, Saudi Arabia and its allies have taken an old interview out of context, published it, and surfed on it to topple the Lebanese government.

  • Salman 2021-07-13 20:54

    MBS angers MBZ

    TEHRAN – In the latest blow to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz received Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, which has put an end to the aging king’s in-person meetings with foreign leaders. 

  • Saudi Arabia 2021-05-05 19:55

    Saudi Arabia sets the stage for tactical outreach to Iran

    TEHRAN – In a dramatic turnabout, Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler has called for better ties with Iran but is this renewed interest in mending ties between Tehran and Riyadh genuine or a tactical shift necessitated by developments in the international arena?

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2021-04-30 22:29

    Deciphering bin Salman’s change of tone

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler has expressed desire to mend ties with Iran for the first time in years but he refrained from offering any goodwill gesture to build confidence between Tehran and Riyadh.

  • Spox 2021-04-30 18:53

    Iran welcomes change in Saudi tone: spokesman

    TEHRAN – In its first reaction to the recent remarks by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Iran welcomed the change in Saudi Arabia’s tone, expressing hope of a beginning for convergence among Muslim countries. 

  • الهان عمر 2021-03-03 19:59

    Ilhan Omar unveils bill to sanction MBS for Khashoggi murder

    Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representative have introduced two bills to penalize Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) for his personal role in the violent murder of one of his most prominent critics, Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2021-02-27 22:06

    Khashoggi killing report: A test for Biden’s human rights claim 

    TEHRAN- Jamal Khashoggi was killed by a Saudi hit squad operating under the command of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), United States intelligence agencies have concluded.

  • Giorgio Cafiero 2021-02-21 12:01

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    GSA: Saudi-U.S. ties will face major challenges in the next four years 

    TEHRAN - Chief executive officer of Gulf State Analytics (GSA) says that U.S.-Saudi relations will witness major challenges in the upcoming four years over the Saudi-led war on Yemen, the Libya crisis, and Riyadh’s human rights record.

  • Aramco rocket attack 2020-11-24 12:40

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Aramco rocket attack coincides secret talks in S. Arabia

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia was surprised when Jedda’s ARAMCO distribution facilities were hit by rockets of Houthis on Monday morning a while after Pompeo, Netanyahu, and MBS were holding secret talks in the country.

  • خاشقچی 2020-10-21 19:02

    Khashoggi's fiancée, human rights group sue Saudi crown prince in U.S. for murder

    The fiancée of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and a human rights group he founded has filed a lawsuit at a U.S. court against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), accusing him of ordering the dissident’s murder at Riyadh’s consulate in Turkey.

  • binsalman 2020-07-25 15:32

    If Salman dies tribal hostilities will mushroom in S. Arabia, says expert

    TEHRAN– Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at George Washington University, believes that “Salman’s death will not significantly affect Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy.”

  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 2020-05-15 16:41

    By staff and agency

    MBS asks new Iraqi PM to mediate between Riyadh and Tehran: Middle East Eye

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has asked new Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to mediate between the Saudi kingdom and Iran, senior Iraqi political sources have told Middle East Eye.

  • US forces 2020-05-12 12:46

    A glimpse at U.S.-Saudi recent relations, particularly crude market coordination, military cooperation

    The U.S. President Donald Trump's intention to scale down military presence in Saudi Arabia as well as the argument between Washington and Riyadh over crude oil production and exports should be dealt with in details to realize more realities behind the curtain, a foreign policy analyst suggested.

  • MBS 2020-05-10 11:09

    When self-deceiving MBS imagines himself as super hero in a supposed David-and-Goliath-style story!

    The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), the de facto ruler in Riyadh, has proved that he can't tolerate any opposite view, any dissident or any criticism in any field as the MBS imagines that his thoughts have their roots in somewhere out of the world, unaware that his self-deceiving character has caused even his close friends to abandon him gradually.     

  • Turkey 2020-04-28 14:17

    How serious are tensions between Turkey and Saudi-UAE bloc?

    The Khashoggi murder, disagreement over Qatar and Syrian crisis, Turkey’s support for the so-called Arab Spring uprisings and many other disputing issues have in past years soured relations between Ankara and Riyadh but neither sides feel required responsibility to take practical step towards de-escalation in the region.

  • Iranian Foreign Ministry 2020-03-25 01:04

    Iran calls Yemen war 'stupid', predicts U.S. will leave Yemen in disgrace

    TEHRAN - As the U.S.-backed Saudi war on Yemen enters its sixth year, the Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement predicting that Washington will be forced to leave Yemen "in disgrace".

  • Marvin Zonis 2020-03-16 12:18

    By Payman Yazdani

    Bin Salman fears oppositions from royal family: Zonis

    TEHRAN– Professor international political economy believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman's fear of the senior royal family is the reason behind the recent detention of senior royals and top officials earlier this month.

  • Paul Pillar 2020-03-13 12:42

    By Javad Heirannia

    MbS condition will get worse after Salman death: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that the death of Salman and the need to select a new king will bring to a head the competition between MBS and those members of the royal family who oppose his acquisition of absolute power.