President Trump Approves Credentials of New Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Prince Khaled bin Salman

"I also want to reintroduce Saudi Arabia to the United States. Under our new leadership, Saudi Arabia is continuing to change and modernize," Prince Khaled bin Salman said.

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IMF Report

Mideast growth to dive as Saudi economy stagnates: IMF

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Prince Khaled bin Salman

Trump Approves Credentials of New Saudi Ambassador Prince Khaled bin Salman

US President Donald Trump received at the White House on Friday newly appointed Saudi ambassador Prince Khaled bin Salman bin Abdulaziz to approve his credentials ...


Women in Saudi Arabia

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