Mohammed bin Salman (MbS)


  • 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.

  • bin Salman 2020-03-13 12:29

    By Mahdi Azizi

    MbS and the risky adventure of seizing the throne

    TEHRAN - Informed diplomatic sources have described the continued detentions by bin Salman in Saudi Arabia as the last move by the crown prince to capture the throne.

  • Mehran Kamrava 2020-03-10 11:55

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Primary purpose of arresting Saudi’s princes is consolidation of power by MbS’

    TEHRAN - Mehran Kamrava, a professor of the Middle East Studies in Georgetown University of Doha, said that “The primary purpose of the arrest of Saudi princes appears to be further consolidation of power by Mohammed bin Salman.”

  • Adel al-Jubeir and Bin Salman 2020-03-07 18:04

    Saudi prince detains three royal family members

    TEHRAN – Three senior members of Saudi Arabia's royal family, including the king's brother, have been arrested for unexplained reasons.

  • Guardian journalist Saeed Kamali Dehghan 2020-03-03 09:00

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Guardian reporter speaks out on Neda Agha-Soltan, Jamal Khashoggi, Iran International TV, Masih Alinejad

    Saeed Kamali Dehghan: I was naive to believe the Western narrative on death of Neda Agha-Soltan

    TEHRAN — Guardian journalist Saeed Kamali Dehghan has opened up about an HBO documentary film he co-produced about Neda Agha-Soltan, an Iranian woman who was shot dead in Tehran on June 20, 2009 during the post-election unrest, saying, “I regret making that documentary because I was naive to believe the Western narrative about her death.”

  • Jamal Khashoggi 2019-12-25 14:09

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Intl. reactions to Saudi scandalous verdict on Khashoggi murder

    TEHRAN – Alongside the announcement of the Saudi court verdict over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey, UK, and international rights groups and bodies condemned and criticized the court's conclusion.

  • Mohammed bin Salman (R) and Norah O’Donnell   2019-10-09 20:57

    By Alireza Hashemi

    FACT CHECK: All misleading claims by Saudi Arabia’s MBS in his CBS interview

    TEHRAN - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sat down with CBS’s Norah O’Donnell on September 24 to give his first interview since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

  • Mohammad Bin Salman 2019-10-03 11:28

    By M.A. Saki

    MBS must swallow his pride

    It is essential that Saudi Arabia put an immediate end to its futile and senseless war on the fellow Arab nation of Yemen.

  • Adel Abdul Mahdi 2019-10-02 20:16

    Riyadh gives ‘green light’ for talks with Tehran: report

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi government official says Saudi Arabia has given a green light to Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to arrange a meeting with Iran as a first step towards de-escalating tensions in the region, the Middle East Eye reported on Tuesday.

  • Ali Larijani 2019-10-01 20:38

    Larijani welcomes Mohammed bin Salman’s desire for talks

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s willingness to resolve disputes with Iran through talks, saying Iran’s doors are open to the Saudis.

  • Jamal Khashoggi - Mohammed bin Salman 2019-09-30 11:29

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    According to the legal evidence, Bin Salman must be executed

    TEHRAN - Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Bin Salman’s explicit confession about Jamal Khashoggi’s murder under his watch will have legal consequences and effects. 

  • Bin Salman and Turkey 2019-08-08 02:27

    By Hamid Bayati

    Desperate Bin Salman planning to down Turkey

    TEHRAN – The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who has been hastily involved in various regional developments, in another regional adventurism is now reportedly trying to overthrow the Turkish government.

  • Trump, Zarif 2019-08-06 14:43

    By Habib Ahmadzadeh

    Trump, Zarif and we Iranians

    TEHRAN - President Trump, in his latest Tweet, claims that “Iranians never won a war, but never lost a negotiation.” As a world citizen, and a veteran of Iran-Iraq war with firsthand experience of the bitterness of war, I have a couple of suggestions and responses for the president of the United States. 

  • Colin S. Cavell 2019-08-05 11:56

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Failure in Yemen to be ‘death sentence’ of Saudi monarchy: Prof. Cavell

    TEHRAN – Professor of political science Colin S. Cavell believes that failure of Saudi Arabia “to reassert its hegemonic control over Yemen will be a death sentence on the continuation of the Saudi monarchy.”

  • Paul Pillar 2019-08-04 19:27

    Paul Pillar: UAE Recognized Failure of Military Intervention in Yemen

    TEHRAN - Paul R. Pillar, a retired CIA officer, says the UAE has come to recognize that its military cooperation with the Saudis in war on Yemen has failed to make any achievement.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2019-07-17 11:21

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    Al Arabiya’s new blunder rose tensions: unprofessionalism of Bin Salman’s media 

    TEHRAN - Al Arabiya channel has recently made a terrible new blunder that has infuriated the Kuwaitis. This is a new mistake of Al Arabiya which was already famous for fueling tension and hatred by spreading false news. 

  • Reza Pahlavi to be featured in new Iran International program: report 2019-07-06 18:52

    Reza Pahlavi to be featured in new Iran International program: report

    TEHRAN – Reza Pahlavi, the son of Iran’s last dictator, will soon be featured in a TV program broadcast by the UK-based Iran International TV channel, which is linked to Saudi Arabia, according to Nour News.

  • Trump 2019-06-27 23:48

    At the G20, Trump will see failure everywhere he looks

    This weekend's G20 in Japan will be about as much fun for US President Donald Trump as bathing with a scouring pad. Even a man who enjoys confrontation as much as Trump can't be too excited at the failure that awaits him in Osaka.

  • Mecca summits 2019-06-02 10:20

    The costly Saudi defeat in Mecca

    TEHRAN- Officials in the Saudi regime are extremely dissatisfied with the results of the Mecca summits. The meetings in Mecca showed that Riyadh was no longer in power in the region's equilibrium. On the other hand, the support of the United States and the Zionist regime from Saudi Arabia could not prevent the gradual death of the Saudis.

  • خاشقچی 2019-05-28 10:06

    Washington Post dirty deal with MBS on Khashoggi 

    TEHRAN- The Washington Post which turned into a media critic of Al Saud after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the columnist of this newspaper, finally decides to reduce the extent and severity of his opposition to Riyadh in exchange for a large hush money from the Saudis.

  • Trump - Salman 2019-05-25 19:26

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Reaping what he sowed, Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump is approving the sale of billions of dollars’ worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, citing Iranian threats to its arch rival to reap the sweet fruit of his weeks-long fierce anti-Iran propaganda where he has claimed increasing threat from Iran to the interests of America and allies in the Middle East.

  • Sheikh Zakzaky 2019-05-20 11:30

    By Ammar Muhammad Rajab

    Dissecting Bin Salman’s utterances on Sheikh Zakzaky

    NIGERIA/ ABUJA - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Muhammad Bin Salman, also known as MBS, during his interview with the American Time Magazine last year declared that they have succeeded in altering what he termed as; “attempt to overthrow the government by Al-Zakzaky in Nigeria.”

  • Zarif to Trump: It is the U.S. that ‘doesn’t know what to think’ 2019-05-18 22:47

    Zarif says ‘Israel first’ replacing ‘America first’

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, said on Saturday that the policy of “Israel first” is replacing the Donald Trump’s policy of “America first”.