Saudi Crown Prince: We aim to build on, strengthen ties with Tunisia

While the USA president, Donald Trump, has reiterated support for his Saudi ally, going as far as contradicting the CIA's reported assessment that the crown prince ordered Khashoggi's death, the possibility of shaking hands and posing for photos with the Saudi de facto leader pose a headache for the British PM, Theresa May, and the French president, Emmanuel Macron.

"It's inhuman to see an Arab leader killing his brothers in Yemen, and the murder of a journalist is the icing on the cake", said Basma Rezgui, a teacher brandishing a red-stained saw.

"The CIA is not necessarily the highest standard of veracity or accuracy in assessing situations", Prince Turki al-Faisal, a senior member of the royal family, has told journalists in Abu Dhabi.

Republican Senator Joni Ernst, also speaking to CNN acknowledged Saudi Arabia's importance as a strategic partner.

Bin Salman, who is also Saudi Arabia's defense minister, is known as the architect of the Yemen war.

Trump also noted that the disruption of arms sales to Saudi Arabia would be "foolish" as that would open up opportunities for the Chinese and Russians to strike deals for selling military equipment to the Saudis.

"The stability and security of Saudi Arabia is an integral part of Egypt's security", Sisi said.

"Congress has to take some ownership of USA foreign policy, " he said.

Democrats intend to probe US President Donald Trump's financial ties to determine whether they are the "hidden hand" driving US foreign policy on Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday (Nov 25).

On this weekend's broadcast of "Fox News Sunday", Sen.

According to the source, the Moroccan king decided his country was not ready to host the crown prince "at such a critical juncture", the report said.

"Is his personal financial interest driving U.S. policy in the Gulf?"

The CIA has concluded that Prince Mohammed ordered the operation to kill Khashoggi last month - as first reported by the Washington Post - and has briefed other parts of the United States government on its findings, sources told Reuters last week.

"It telegraphs to despots around the world they can murder people with impunity and that this president will have their back as long as they praise him, as long as they do business with him potentially, " Schiff added.

"Why does Trump have such an affinity for murderous autocrats?"

Prince Mohammed had held talks in Bahrain with Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

When asked whether such scrutiny was fair, Lee sidestepped the question. "We ought to be able to tell the American people, yes, it's true or no, it's not".

  • Eleanor Harrison