[134], In an interview with a CBS 60 Minutes that aired on 29 September 2019, Mohammed bin Salman invited people to visit the Kingdom to see the transformation, asking for people to meet Saudi citizens for themselves. The CIA based its conclusion on several pieces of evidence, including an intercepted conversation in which Prince Mohammed's brother Khalid offered Khashoggi assurances that it would be safe for the journalist to enter Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Sputnik- 23-11-2020. [36], In October 2011, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz died, and the current King Salman began his ascent to power by becoming Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence in November 2011. [12] While Prince Mohammed bin Salman sold the war as a quick win on Houthi rebels in Yemen and a way to put President Hadi back in power, however, it became a long war of attrition. The funds cover almost one-third of the $2.96 billion required to implement the UN's 2018 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan. Lo stesso giorno, il re ha nominato Mohammad vice principe ereditario. [133] The law will be effective by the end of August 2019. [46] While there was agreement among those Saudi princes heading security services regarding the necessity of a response to the Houthis' seizure of Sana'a, which had forced the Yemeni government into exile, Prince Mohammed launched the intervention without full coordination across security services. El rey Salman de Arabia Saudita anunció cambios en la línea de sucesión. He also said, "The crown prince [of Saudi Arabia] is so toxic, so tainted, so flawed. El jefe del gobierno israelí viajó acompañado por Yosi Cohen, el jefe del servicio de Inteligencia exterior (Mosad), y en la reunión también habría participado el secretario de Estado de … [180][179], On 16 August 2020, a lawsuit filed by a former top intelligence official, Saad Aljabri, revealed that in 2015 Mohammed bin Salman secretly called for Russia to intervene in Syria at a time when Bashar al-Assad’s regime was close to falling apart. "[66], Another hypothesis was that the purge was part of a move towards reform. 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", Saudi princes among dozens detained in anti-corruption purge, "What the royal purge means for Saudi Arabia — and its oil", "Saudi Arabia 'at a crossroads': What the arrests of several princes mean for the kingdom's future", "The Saudi purge: The real reason behind Mohammed bin Salman's unprecedented crackdown", "Inside the Arrest of Saudi Arabia's Alwaleed bin Talal", "Arab Youth Survey 2018: Saudi Crown Prince and his reforms win huge support from young people across the Middle East", "Saudi crackdown 'would be like' the US arresting Warren Buffett", "Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "I have great confidence in King Salman and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, they know exactly what they are doing. [228], In August 2020, Saad Aljabri, a former top Saudi intelligence official filed a lawsuit in a Washington D.C. Federal Court that Mohammed bin Salman is alleged to have dispatched a 'Tiger Squad' to Canada during October 2018 to assassinate Saad, who was the closest adviser to MBS's chief rival, former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, known as MBN. [33], After graduating from college, Mohammed bin Salman spent several years in the private sector before becoming personal aide to his father. [219], In June 2019, a UN report linked bin Salman to the assassination. [47], In the last week of September 2018, Mohammed bin Salman inaugurated the much-awaited $6.7bn high-speed railway line connecting Mecca and Medina, two holiest cities of Islam. [83], On 29 January 2015, Prince Mohammed was named the chair of the newly established Council for Economic and Development Affairs,[89] replacing the disbanded Supreme Economic Commission. A soltanto 31 anni ed è diventato uno dei uomini più potenti del Golfo. "Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "Some of those they are harshly treating have been 'milking' their country for years! [154], On 10 January 2016, The Independent reported that "the BND, the German intelligence agency, portrayed...Saudi defence minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...as a political gambler who is destabilising the Arab world through proxy wars in Yemen and Syria. "[179] Hunt's Conservative leadership campaign was partly funded by a close associate to Mohammed bin Salman. 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A Arábia Saudita negou nesta segunda-feira (23) que o príncipe Mohammed bin Salman tenha se reunido secretamente neste domingo com o premiê israelense, Benja [176], In August 2018, a report by The Intercept cited unnamed sources claiming that former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had in June 2017 intervened to stop a Saudi-Emirati plan to invade Qatar, resulting in increased pressure from Saudi Arabia and the UAE for his removal from office. The UAE was pushing for the idea of helping Russia stabilise Syria and enabling the Assad regime in the country. [9][17], Il 29 gennaio 2015 Moḥammad è stato nominato Presidente del Consiglio per gli Affari Economici e di Sviluppo che è stato istituito lo stesso giorno [18] al posto della disciolta Commissione Economica Suprema. [256][257] President Trump praised his relationship with Prince Mohammed. Como resultado, a elite governante saudita tornou-se associada à elite capitalista global. [130], According to Politico, as of 2017[update], Mohammed bin Salman wished to pre-empt a repetition of the downfall of the earlier Saudi states due to familial infighting, internal malaise, external frailty and failure to modernise. La presidencia saudita del G20 se concentrará en … El Príncipe de Arabia Saudita, Abdullah bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud es un gran fanático de Dota 2, parece. Moḥammad bin Salmān Āl Saʿūd (in arabo: محمد بن سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎; Riyad, 31 agosto 1985) è un politico e dirigente sportivo saudita, membro della famiglia reale Al Saʿūd, figlio dell'attuale re Salman, principe ereditario, Primo Vice Primo ministro e ministro della Difesa dell'Arabia Saudita. [222][223][224] The prince denied in an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes, aired on 29 September 2019, any personal involvement in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, adding that "once charges are proven against someone, regardless of their rank, it will be taken to court, no exception made", but said that he had to take "full responsibility for what happened". Yet "[i]t is not clear what those detained are suspected of. JERUSALÉN.- El primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahuviajó en secreto ayer a Arabia Saudita y se reunió con el príncipe heredero Mohammed ben Salman (MBS), indicaron hoy varios medios israelíes, aunque Arabia Saudita desmintió el encuentro. [128] He was telling the country's clerics that the deal the royal family struck with them after the 1979 siege of the Grand Mosque in Mecca was to be renegotiated. After the briefing, senators were more than certain that Mohammed bin Salman played a major role in the killing of Khashoggi. The envoy offered help to the Trump presidential campaign. "No se produjo tal reunión. [68] Bin Salman's ambitious reform agenda is widely popular with Saudi Arabia's burgeoning youth population but faces resistance from some of the old guard more comfortable with the kingdom's traditions of incremental change and rule by consensus. The New York Times wrote: The sweeping campaign of arrests appears to be the latest move to consolidate the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the favorite son and top adviser of King Salman. [100][101] The announcement followed plans to develop a 34,000 square kilometre area across a lagoon of 50 islands on Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coastline into a luxury tourism destination with laws on a par with international standards. La fondazione no-profit Mohammad bin Salman Charity Foundation ha investito circa 813 milioni di riyal sauditi (l’equivalente di 223 milioni di dollari) nel team di sviluppo e publisher, ottenendo così il 33,3%. "[50][47][52][155] German officials reacted to the BND's memo, saying the published statement "is not the position of the federal government". AsiaNews- 23-11-2020. [245][246], In December 2017, a number of sources reported that the Crown Prince, using his close associate Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Farhan as an intermediary, had bought the Salvator Mundi possibly by Leonardo da Vinci; the sale in November at $450.3 million set a new record price for a work of art. [255], In early 2018, Prince Mohammed visited the United States, where he met with many politicians, business people and Hollywood stars, including President Trump, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Michael Bloomberg, George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Oprah Winfrey, Rupert Murdoch, Richard Branson, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, and Dwayne Johnson. ET via WhatsApp, and twenty minutes later the message was marked as "read". [115][116], In February 2018, it became legally possible for Saudi women to open their own business without a male's permission. [232][233], In February 2019, Mohammed bin Salman defended China's Xinjiang re-education camps for Muslims, saying "China has the right to carry out anti-terrorism and de-extremisation work for its national security." [145] Hatoon al-Fassi, an associate professor of women's history at King Saud University,[146] was arrested shortly afterwards. [242], In 2015, he purchased the Italian-built and Bermuda-registered yacht Serene from Russian vodka tycoon Yuri Shefler for €500 million. [126], In October 2017, he said that the ultra-conservative Saudi state had been "not normal" for the past 30 years, blaming rigid doctrines that had governed society in a reaction to the Iranian Revolution, which successive leaders "didn't know how to deal with". Senator Lindsey Graham said America's relationship with Saudi Arabia "is more of a burden than an asset." [97], Mohammed bin Salman took the leadership in the restructuring of Saudi Arabia's economy, which he officially announced in April 2016 when he introduced Vision 2030, the country's strategic orientation for the next 15 years. [199] Saudi Arabia denied the accusations and Salman invited Turkish authorities to search the building as they "have nothing to hide". In 2019 Saudi cabinet approved a new residency scheme (Premium Residency) for foreigners. ", "Saudis' Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider", "Saudi 'Mr. Electronic Gaming Development Company non si ferma: il principe dell’Arabia Saudita ora mira a una quota più alta, puntando al 51% di SNK. Quella perpetrata dal principe dell’Arabia Saudita non è nemmeno la prima acquisizione che interessa SNK. [7] He has been described as the power behind the throne of his father, King Salman. Trump also believes that the crown prince at least knew about the plan, saying "Well, the prince is running things over there more so at this stage. [12] When Prince bin Salman announced an anti-terrorist military alliance of Islamic countries in December 2015, some of the countries involved said they had not been consulted. He was also given the rank of minister. [38][39][40] On 25 April 2014, Prince Mohammed was appointed state minister. "[206], After the murder, Mohammed bin Salman's close confidant Ahmad Asiri was sacked,[207] as was former advisor Saud al-Qahtani. Coordenadas. The king had decreed the creation of a powerful new anticorruption committee, headed by the crown prince, only hours before the committee ordered the arrests. "[132], In response to the Saudi anti male-guardianship campaign,[14] the Saudi Government enacted a law that allows women above 21 years old to obtain passports and travel abroad without needing the permission of their male guardians. [135][225], On 9 July 2020, four senators of the United States urged President Donald Trump to secure the freedom of Saad Aljabri’s children, Omar Aljabri and Sarah Aljabri, calling it a “moral obligation” to support a man who aided the US intelligence for years and had close ties with key members of Saudi royal family. Sputnik- 23-11-2020. The Saudi monarchy had been supporting anti-Assad rebels, while Russians were bombing rebel-held cities in support of Assad, killing tens of thousands of Syrian civilians in the process. Il 15 dicembre 2009 il principe Moḥammad è entrato in politica come consigliere speciale di suo padre quando quest'ultimo era governatore della provincia di Riyad.