The contract for the paramilitary training was approved by the State Department, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Google announced in December 2020 that it intends to establish a "Cloud region" in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Biden is facing growing criticism from progressives and advocacy groups for upholding Trump era policies on everything from refugees to arms sales.
UN officials were told that if Callamard did not ease off her investigation there were people willing to kill her.
A top Saudi official reportedly threatened to have the UN's Khashoggi investigator "taken care of" during a January 2020 meeting in Geneva.
A recently declassified US intelligence report said MBS ordered the operation that led to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A Saudi investment fund courted by Hollywood and Silicon Valley owns two planes used to fly Jamal Khashoggi's killers to and from Istanbul.
A US intelligence report released Friday found that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman directly approved the 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
Biden's White House has essentially leaned on the importance of the diplomatic relationship with Saudi Arabia in defense of its actions.
Other than being downgraded in the eyes of the US under Biden, it's unclear what other consequences, if any, MBS will face over Khashoggi's killing.
The long-awaited report is indicative of Biden's move to drastically alter the dynamic between Washington and Riyadh after Trump.
The call occurred ahead of the release of a US intelligence report on Khashoggi's brutal murder, which was expected to implicate MBS.
Michael Kellogg is defending the Saudi government and its royals in US courts at a time when the kingdom's reputation has never been worse.
The White House said Biden will not be holding a call with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “The president’s counterpart is King Salman,” press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday. Biden is moving to “recalibrate” US-Saudi relations, she added. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The […]
Biden is taking a markedly different stance than Trump, who supported the Saudi prince despite outcry over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
President Donald Trump bragged that he protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the assassination and dismembering of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in October 2018. “I saved his arse,” Trump had said amid the US outcry over Khashoggi’s killing, according to Bob Woodward’s new book. “I was […]
A Saudi spy chief who fled to Canada in 2017 is suing Mohammed bin Salman, claiming the crown prince sent a hit squad to assassinate him. In a complaint submitted Thursday to a US court, Saad al-Jabri said the prince’s so-called “Tiger Squad” flew to Toronto on October 15, 2018, […]