Mohammed bin Abdulmalik bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh was previously a Minister of State and Member of the Council of Ministers. It is the second replacement of a minister this month in the social services sector.
“Today’s joint action reflects the strength of U.S. and Saudi cooperation on countering the financing of terrorism,” said Adam J. Szubin, Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Our FocusKSA series features Dr. Joseph Kechichian, Dr. Theodore Karasik, and Prof. David Des Roches discussing Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen. FocusKSA is a joint initiative between SUSTG and SUSRIS.
Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir gave an interview to CNN's Wolf Blitzer yesterday to talk Iran, Yemen, and even the plot by an Iranian agent to kill him at an upscale Washington, D.C. restaurant in 2011.
Six world powers are negotiating an agreement aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear activity but not ending it. Prince Turki al-Faisal tells the BBC in an exclusive interview that Saudi Arabia would then seek the same right, as would other nations.
One out of every seven dollars spent on defense in 2015 will be spent by Saudi Arabia as the Kingdom replaces India as the largest buyer of defense equipment and weaponry worldwide, and the largest importer from the U.S., according to IHS Jane's.