Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in April 2015
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The King Salman, 81, is reportedly not in the best of health.
Trump is reported to have congratulated the new crown prince and expressed hopes for stronger ties between both countries, according to Saudi media. That account has frequently criticised Mohammed bin Salman, suggesting his impulsiveness could be risky. It could also empower Mohammed bin Salman to move faster with his plan to reduce the kingdom's dependence on oil, which includes the partial privatization of state oil company Aramco.
"It's clear that his relationship is excellent with the White House", said Mohammed Khalid Alyahya, non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East.
"This should not impact the overall budget or the budgeted deficit but we expect that it will contribute toward increased consumer spending and confidence, serving as a boost to economic growth and ensuring stability in consumer demand trends going forward", Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in the statement.
The website of English-language news agency Press TV ran a lengthy article that denounced Mohammed bin Salman's hand in policy, including the "bloody military campaign" in Yemen and the "extensive and jarring economic shake-up" now underway in Saudi Arabia. According to Saudi Arabia's law on succession, the king must be a male direct descendant of the first Saudi king, Abdulaziz, who became king in 1932.
Nintendo Updates 'Arms' With LAN Play, Arena Mode
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The 31-year-old is now next in line to the throne.
Mohammed bin Nayef was also stripped of his positions as deputy prime minister and interior minister after being removed as second in line to the throne of the world's biggest oil exporter. Noteworhty, Iran, which is predominantly Shi'ite Muslim, and Saudi Arabia, which is mostly Sunni, compete for power and influence across the region. May God help you", the former crown prince - who has also been fired as deputy PM and interior minister - said, to which his replacement replied: "May God help you.
"The elevation of Mohammad Bin Salman to the Crown Prince will likely mean minimal change to oil production policy but could bring more aggressive foreign policy moves that bring back the political risk premium", RBC Capital Markets said a research note, as quoted by Reuters. Analysts and diplomats say he was the prime mover in the kingdom's decision to go to war in Yemen, and more recently, to lead the campaign against Qatar.
The king called on governors and other princes to pledge allegiance to his new heir and ordered a ceremony after night prayers on Wednesday at a royal palace in Makkah.
Moller-Maersk, a massive Danish shipping company, told the Associated Press after the firm was hit by the malicious software. EVRAZ: Russian steelmaker Evraz said its information systems had been hit by a cyber attack but its output was not affected.
Last week , a spokesperson said Cosby would be touring the nation, lecturing people and "married men" about sex crime accusations. The comedian and actor once known as "America's Dad" for his TV role on "The Cosby Show" as paternal Dr.
The 10th win put him in an elite class with Tiger Woods as the second youngest player to win ten tournaments before turning 24. On the first playoff hole, Spieth holed the bunker shot from the sand trap, winning Sunday's event in dramatic fashion.
Dalton met secretly at his home with the 26-year-old, who has won Olympic gold and silver medals in the 49er skiff class. One thing we know for sure from looking at the reactions: New Zealand really knows how to throw a party.
One official said that the CAC had backed Kumble's extension without interviewing any of the candidates who had applied so far. Shastri and Ganguly then went on to trade several blows in full public view, accusing each other of lacking professionalism.
Mackey, after the two companies had started talking about a potential deal, according to people familiar with the matter. What makes Amazon such a threatening foe for other retailers is the company's history of making things more efficient.
There are unsafe blocks also in seven London boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hounslow, Islington, Lambeth and Wandsworth. Prime Minister Theresa May says "the government is supporting local authorities" testing their apartment blocks.
Francona presented Rangers first baseman and former Indian Mike Napoli with his American League Championship ring before the game. Cleveland is also 1-5 in Bauer's last six Wednesday starts and 4-0 in Bauer's last four starts versus the AL West.
She was 22 when she allegedly had sexual intercourse with the boy inside a Port Richey home, authorities said. According to deputies, during January 2014, Mowry and the victim were at a residence in Hillsborough County .
The investigations revealed that of 5 inmates Indrani Mukjerjea was the prime conspirator leading the agitation. The doctors say that Shete died after she was hit with blunt and hard object on her head.
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Next season's Premier League fixtures have been released
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Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal
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Alec Baldwin Says He's Returning As Donald Trump On SNL
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British Queen's wages to rise by 8 pct next year
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Charlie Sheen selling Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring
The five-page contract is the Yankees' copy that Barry Halper once purchased from former owner Jacob Ruppert's estate. The 1927 World Series ring started with a $100,000 opening bid, and, as of this writing, the high bid is $611,590 .