Riyadh intensifies pressure on Muscat
In a meeting in Sohar, Oman, on October 3, leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries witnessed a big falling out between Saudi Arabia and Oman. [...]
General Intelligence Presidency, not to be confused with Jordan’s General Intelligence Directorate (GID), is Saudi Arabia’s external intelligence service. It has been very involved in recent years in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen.
At a little over 30 years old, Mohamed Bin Salman has in a matter of months become Saudi Arabia’s strong man. He is the all-powerful Minister of Defence, head of the royal court, director of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs and chairman of the supreme council of Saudi Aramco and has control over all major affairs.Whether it be operations in Yemen against the rebel Houthis or negotia [...]