Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai ruler

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Thursday. (SPA)
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Thursday. (Al-Ekhbariya)
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Thursday. (Al-Ekhbariya)
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Thursday. (SPA)
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Thursday. (SPA)
Updated 29 November 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Dubai ruler

  • Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum
  • The meeting came after the crown prince arrived in the UAE on Wednesday for an official visit

DUBAI: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Thursday.

The meeting came after the crown prince arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday for an official visit.

The crown prince was received by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on arrival. The two leaders discussed regional issues and bilateral relations.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said Dubai had received the crown prince "with all the kindness and love."

"You’ve been welcomed among your family and loved ones," Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said. "History is made by the courageous..and today the region’s history is being changed because of Mohammed bin Salman.”

The Dubai ruler hosted a lunch for the Saudi crown prince and his accompanying delegation, which included the deputy emirs of Riyadh and Makkah, as well as several Saudi ministers. From the Emirate side, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Rashed attended the feast as well as a number of ministers.


Clashes in Baghdad wound 7, authorities remove barriers and open roads

Updated 25 January 2020

Clashes in Baghdad wound 7, authorities remove barriers and open roads

  • In Baghdad and Basra, security forces began opening roads
  • Some supporters of popular cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr packed up tents where they had joined months-long sit-ins

BAGHDAD: Police clashed with protesters in central Baghdad on Saturday, wounding seven, after authorities began removing concrete blocks from the Iraqi capital’s main protest site, security and medical sources said.
In Baghdad and Basra, security forces began opening roads and some supporters of popular cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr packed up tents where they had joined months-long sit-ins, security sources said.