Billionaire Saudi Prince Among Other Officials Arrested In An Anti-Corruption Probe

Billionaire Saudi Prince Among Other Officials Arrested In An Anti-Corruption Probe

By Reem Tolba

  On Saturday, two weeks after Saudi Arabia hosted a major investment conference, 11 princes, 4 current ministers and tens of former ministers have been arrested and are being detained in the Ritz Carlton, a five star hotel in Riyadh. However, it is not clear what they are being investigated for. One of the arrests, as […]

Saudi Arabia Appoints Its First Ever Female Spokesperson

Saudi Arabia Appoints Its First Ever Female Spokesperson

For the first time ever, Fatimah Baeshen has just been appointed as the first female spokesperson for the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC.     Baeshan was a director at the Washington-based think tank Arabia Foundation. She joined after working with the Saudi Ministry of Labor and the Saudi Ministry of Economy and Planning in Riyadh […]

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]