Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in December 2021. Photo: AP
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in December 2021. Photo: AP
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‘Pariah’ no longer? Praise for Saudi royals ahead of expected Joe Biden trip

  • In a rare step, the White House recognised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and King Salman for their role in extending a ceasefire in Yemen
  • Relations are strained over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but the US president is also seeking ways to lower petrol prices at home

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in December 2021. Photo: AP
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in December 2021. Photo: AP
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