Is the US-Saudi Arabia relationship falling apart? | Inside Story

Former Saudi intelligence agent Saad Al Jabri is suing the Saudi Crown Prince in the US, alleging Mohammed Bin Salman sent the ‘hit squad’ that murdered Jamal Khashoggi to kill him in Canada. In a rare rebuke, the State Department praised Jabri and demanded answers about the safety of his children. Will President Donald Trump, … Read more Is the US-Saudi Arabia relationship falling apart? | Inside Story

Saudi hit squad allegations: US says al-Jabri a ‘valued partner’

The US State Department has voiced its support for a former top Saudi intelligence agent, who was reportedly targeted in a foiled assassination attempt. It has described Saad al-Jabri as a valued partner. Al-Jabri filed a lawsuit in Washington on Thursday accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of sending a hit squad to Canada … Read more Saudi hit squad allegations: US says al-Jabri a ‘valued partner’

Will Saudis in exile suffer the same fate as Jamal Khashoggi? | Inside Story

A man with close ties to the Saudi royal family falls out with the Crown Prince, goes into exile, and is targeted with assassination. It sounds like what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But this is the story of Saad Al Jabri. The former Saudi intelligence official is suing Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman for … Read more Will Saudis in exile suffer the same fate as Jamal Khashoggi? | Inside Story

Former Saudi spy accuses MBS hit squad of attempting to kill him

The Saudi crown prince is accused of sending a group of hitmen to Canada, in a failed attempt to kill one of his former top intelligence officials. The alleged target, Saad al-Jabri, is filing a lawsuit in Washington, DC. Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Former Saudi spy accuses MBS hit squad of attempting to kill him

Saudis turn to keto diet to shed lockdown pounds

More people in Saudi Arabia are embracing the Ketogenic diet plan for leaner bodies following months of being unable to exercise due to coronavirus lockdown. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Saudis turn to keto diet to shed lockdown pounds

Saudi crown prince sued over alleged hand in murder plot

The Saudi crown prince is accused of dispatching a group of hitmen to kill a former top Saudi intelligence official – Saad al-Jabari – who is in exile in Canada. The allegation was made in a lawsuit filed by al-Jabari in Washington, DC. The hitmen were allegedly sent by Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) just days … Read more Saudi crown prince sued over alleged hand in murder plot

Former King of Spain Juan Carlos leaves country amid scandals

Speculation is rife over the whereabouts of Spain’s former king Juan Carlos – after he said he was going into exile amid a financial scandal. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Investigators are looking into the ex monarch’s alleged role in a deal to build a high speed rail link in Saudi Arabia. ———————– Follow us on Instagram – … Read more Former King of Spain Juan Carlos leaves country amid scandals

Juan Carlos exile: Speculation grows over whereabouts of former king

In June, the Spanish Supreme Court opened an investigation into Juan Carlos’ involvement in a high-speed rail contract in Saudi Arabia, after Switzerland’s La Tribune de Geneve newspaper reported he had received $100 million from the late Saudi King. France 24 Sarah Morris tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more Juan Carlos exile: Speculation grows over whereabouts of former king

Spain puzzles over ex-King Juan Carlos’s whereabouts – BBC News

There is intense speculation in the Spanish media about the whereabouts of embattled ex-King Juan Carlos, after his shock announcement on Monday that he was leaving the country. The 82-year-old, who is targeted by a corruption probe, announced the move in a letter posted on the royal website. It gave no details about his destination, … Read more Spain puzzles over ex-King Juan Carlos’s whereabouts – BBC News

Ex-king Juan Carlos leaves Spain amid corruption allegations

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos has left the country as criminal prosecutors investigate allegations of corruption. He has been accused of receiving a $100m gift from the late Saudi king for backing a high-speed rail contract. The move has reignited debate about the role of the monarchy in Spain. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for … Read more Ex-king Juan Carlos leaves Spain amid corruption allegations

Pilgrims circle Mecca’s Kaaba on final day of Hajj amid pandemic

#Hajj pilgrims walked around the cube-shaped Kaaba in #Mecca on Sunday, as part of the last rites of passage for the yearly pilgrimage. Last year, some 2.5 million pilgrims took part in the pilgrimage, but this year only 1,000 pilgrims already residing in Saudi Arabia were allowed to perform the Hajj so as to prevent … Read more Pilgrims circle Mecca’s Kaaba on final day of Hajj amid pandemic

Haj pilgrims gather for second day of stoning of devil ritual

Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia took part in the second day of the symbolic stoning of the devil near Mecca on Saturday but maintained social distancing in a ritual that usually brings millions of worshippers from all over the world shoulder to shoulder. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news … Read more Haj pilgrims gather for second day of stoning of devil ritual

Eid al-Adha holiday: Low-key celebrations for Muslims amid pandemic

Millions of Muslims worldwide are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday. It marks the end of one of the five pillars of Islam – the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. But events in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere are quite different this year because of COVID-19. Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Eid al-Adha holiday: Low-key celebrations for Muslims amid pandemic

2020 Year of Crisis: Middle East

Jul.31 — The Middle East was hammered by the double whammy of Coronavirus lockdowns and a collapse in oil prices. But tourists are returning, businesses are trying to get back to normal, and even Saudi Arabia says there’s light at the end of the tunnel. We check in on how the Gulf is coping in … Read more 2020 Year of Crisis: Middle East

Mecca’s Haj pilgrimage

Mask-wearing pilgrims performed their main Tawaf, the act of going around the Kaaba seven times, following the first day of a symbolic stoning of the devil ritual on Friday. For the first time in the modern era, amidst efforts to curb COVID-19, Muslims from abroad were unable to attend the pilgrimage. This year’s event has … Read more Mecca’s Haj pilgrimage