Prince Mohammed bin Salman


  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-11-11 14:42

    Saudi Arabia Quietly Revises Prince's Transformation Plan

    Saudi Arabia has quietly revised its plan to overhaul its government and economy by 2020, lowering some targets as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitions bump up against the reality of implementation.

  • بن سلمان 2018-10-31 20:04

    Channel supported MKO, al-Ahwaziya terrorists

    UK-based anti-Iran TV channel linked to MBS: Guardian

    A UK-based anti-Iran TV station is being funded through a secretive offshore entity and a company whose director is a Saudi Arabian businessman with close links to the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Guardian said on Wednesday.

  • Trump-MBS 2018/10/14

    By David Hearst

    Trump and the boy king: MBS's reign is over before it even began

    The Jamal Khashoggi case begs the question: if the Saudi crown prince acts like this only 16 months into his role, then what will happen when he comes to ascend the throne?

  • Zarif: Trump, MBS, Netanyahu ‘are symbols of mistrust, violence, suppression’ 2018-08-06 20:25

    Price volatility is result of psychological warfare on Iran, FM Zarif notes

    Zarif: Trump, MBS, Netanyahu ‘are symbols of mistrust, violence, suppression’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that those who violate international agreements, easily infringe on the rights of the Palestinian people, and take the prime minister of another country hostage are the symbols of “mistrust, violence and suppression” in the world.

  • Hariri and bin Salman 2018-06-11 12:06

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    What does Saudi Arabia want from Lebanon?

    TEHRAN - Al Akhbar, a daily Arabic language newspaper, announced the imminent visit of Sa'd al-Hariri, the Lebanese prime minister to Riyadh. The trip was set for earlier time, but was postponed for unspecified reasons. Riyadh's Saudi charge d’affair Wahid al-Bukhari was in Lebanon the other day, but it remains unclear whether his trip has anything to do with Hariri's.

  • Abdel Fattah el-sisi and bin Salman 2018-05-25 14:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia’s desperate alliance moves

    TEHRAN – The establishment of security pacts and alliances among countries demands high levels of cooperation from its member to deal effectively with different threats. Saudi Arabia and Egypt, for instance, have called for an “Arab NATO” to “wipe terrorism from the face of the earth.” This proposed alliance already faces various internal and external challenges, for instance over the future of the Assad government in Syria and how to deal with conflicts in Libya and Yemen.

  • Israeli envoy, MBS, Rajavi meet in France: sources 2018-04-11 19:53

    Israeli envoy, MBS, Rajavi meet in France: sources

    TEHRAN – Israel’s ambassador to Paris, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and Maryam Rajavi, leader of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), have met in France, Pars Today quoted unnamed sources as saying on Wednesday.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-06 21:20

    Bin Salman’s ambition becoming ‘incurable disease’: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that the ambition of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman has no limitations and is becoming a “chronic, incurable disease”.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-02 20:32

    Iran says Saudi prince knows nothing about war

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has not studied history and knows nothing about war.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-03-16 18:00

    Iran calls Saudi crown prince ‘delusional’, ‘naive’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Thursday that the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is a “delusional” and “naive” person who just tells lies.

  • Saudi military shakeup aimed to empower MBS: ex-minister 2018-02-28 10:08

    Saudi military shakeup aimed to empower MBS: ex-minister

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia’s military shakeup is aimed at paving the way for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to sit on the throne.

  • protest 2017-12-31 22:08

    Attempt to hijack nation’s voice

    Sources close to security bodies have said of over 500 people arrested during the disturbances in different cities in Iran, more than 80 percent have admitted receiving money and ordered from outside the country to misuse the people’s protest against price rises and high unemployment.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-24 21:09

    Tehran: Even Riyadh’s old allies stiffened by bin Salman’s greenness

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has responded to the recent anti-Iran statements by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying the remarks shows bin Salman’s “immature, unsophisticated behavior.”

  • br 2017-11-20 08:54

    U.S. Congressman: A Saudi war against Iran would be ‘utter folly’

    Ro Khanna, a senior legislator at the U.S. Congress, has warned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that launching a direct war against Iran would be an “utter folly”.

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets outgoing Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh on November 6 2017-11-12 20:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Mossad failed theory against Hezbollah

    The House of Saud regime, its King and absolute monarch Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and its inexperienced Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman who is also known as MBS, are making headlines more often than they used to.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2017-08-13 16:15

    Saudi crown prince calls for Iraqi mediation with Tehran: minister

    TEHRAN –Iraqi Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji said on Sunday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has officially asked him to mediate between Tehran and Riyadh.

  • پل پیلار رئیس سابق بخش تحلیل عملیات سازمان اطلاعات مرکزی آمریکا (سیا) و عضو شورای اطلاعات ملی آمریکا 2017-07-30 15:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    King Salman may abdicate throne in favor of son: ex-CIA analyst

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, says it is possible that King Salman abdicate the throne in favor of his 31-year old son Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-07-29 09:39

    By Bruce Riedel

    Al-Qaeda strikes back

    Al-Qaeda declared war on the Saudi royal family 15 years ago with a call to revolution by Osama bin Laden that precipitated the most serious and dangerous violence in the modern kingdom since its founding.

  • Takhtravanchi 2017-07-08 20:37

    Dialogue with Riyadh still best way to end impasse: diplomat 

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat has said Tehran is insistent on its opinion that dialogue with Saudi Arabia is still the “best way” to end a deadlock in bilateral relations. 

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-07-02 12:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Scholar predicts Bin Salman will intensify war on Yemen 

    TEHRAN - A professor of political science at Georgetown University is of the opinion that Mohammed bin Salman, who was suddenly promoted to the second ranking person in the Saudi Kingdom, will intensify war against Yemen and assert a tougher policy toward Iran. 

  • مهران کامروا 2017-07-01 11:22

    By Javad Heirannia

    Mohammed bin Salman is architect of sanctions on Qatar: Mehran Kamrava

    TEHRAN - Mehran Kamrava, a professor of the Middle East Studies in Georgetown University of Doha, tells the Tehran Times that Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is obviously the architect of sanctions against Qatar. 

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-07-01 01:55

    By Doug Bandow

    With new crown prince, Saudi Arabia doubles down on political repression and regional aggression

    Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz has shaken his nation’s closed political system by making his youngest son his heir.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2017-06-28 13:50

    Whistle-Blower: New Saudi Crown Prince Preparing for Open Ties with Israel

    TEHRAN - Saudi whistle-blower Mujtahid, who is believed to be a member of or have a well-connected source in the royal family, revealed that new crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is attempting to pave the ground for overt relations with Israel.

  • پروفسور محمود منشی پوری 2017/06/28

    Professor Mahmood Monshipouri, University of California, Berkeley

    The new power shake-up in Saudi Arabia

    The Saudi Arabia’s succession battle took a new turn on June 21, 2017, when Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was elevated to a higher status, namely, the crown prince.  In a series of royal decrees, King Salman ousted his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef as crown prince and named his son Mohammed bin Salman as next in line of succession to the throne.  The new crown prince’s rise to power indicates a dramatic reordering of the Kingdom’s power structure.  

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-06-28 06:10

    There’s reason to doubt Saudi Arabia’s charming new crown prince

    Mohammed bin Salman, the 31-year-old who last week was named crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has been working assiduously to win friends and influence people in Washington.

  • حسین عسکری مشاور ملک عبدالله 2017-06-24 20:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    Mohammed bin Salman’s promotion is end of harmony within al-Saud tribe: expert

    TEHRAN - Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who teaches international business at George Washington University, says the promotion of Prince Mohammed bin Salman by his father King Salman to the rank of crown prince marks the end of “harmony within the al-Saud tribe”.

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-06-24 09:36

    By David Hearst

    Saudi Arabia’s prince of chaos

    The final act of the palace coup I have been writing about since King Salman took over has just been completed.

  • palestine 2017-06-20 09:44

    By Uri Savir

    Abbas eyes Merkel as Plan B if Trump fails on Mideast peace

    A senior Palestinian minister close to President Mahmoud Abbas told Al-Monitor that the Palestinian leadership is ready to seriously engage with the Trump administration on moving ahead with plans for a regional deal for Palestinian-Israeli peace.

  • Qatar 2017-06-19 10:56

    By Robert Fisk

    Did Trump denounce Qatar as a ‘sponsor of terrorism’ due to failed business deals?

    What on earth made President Donald Trump identify Qatar – with its longstanding relationship with the U.S. and host to 10,000 American military personnel on the biggest airbase in the Middle East – as a “funder of terrorism”?

  • zarif 2017-06-08 10:44

    Zarif condemns Tehran terror attacks, implicitly points finger at Riyadh

    TEHRAN – Condemning twin terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif implicitly pointed the finger of suspicion at Saudi Arabia.