Biden has been critical of the Saudi Arabia’s poor track record on Human Rights in the past and even dubbed the Kingdom a ‘pariah state’ on one occasion. Furthermore, he has accused Trump of being soft vis-à-vis the Saudis.
Once an adviser to the Royal family, estranged journalist Jamal Khashoggi had become the most prominent voice against the authoritarian regime of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Not just the Trump Administration, the Saudis too seem enthusiastic about a possible deal to end the Middle-Eastern blockade of Qatar, with a view to claiming credit for it, to appease the incoming Biden administration.
A long weekend for the two nations ended on a sour note with Saudi Arabia having already started with the Monday grind.
Reactions, from world leaders, to the outcome of the US Presidential election have been varied.
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has withdrawn himself from the Egypt squad for this week’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers after aggravating an ankle injury. Salah aggravated the injury during Liverpool’s Premier League clash against Manchester City on Sunday, Goal.com reported.…
US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) held discussions over Iran over the phone on Friday
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman authorised a “secret campaign” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman authorised a “secret campaign” to silence dissenters more than a year before the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the New York Times…