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The Saudi crown prince has reportedly detained 3 royal family members for unknown reasons. Meet 34-year-old Mohammed bin Salman, who’s at the ce...

The controversial 34-year-old heir will ascend to the Saudi throne after the death of his father, 84-year-old King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
A composite image showing a tomb at Hegra, Saudi Arabia (left,) an advert for the Saudi region of AlUla (top right,) and Jamiroquai performing at Winter at Tantora (bottom right.)

What it’s like at the luxury Saudi music festival Mohammed bin Salman is using to tease his country’s tourism revolution

AlUla, a heritage gem in northern Saudi Arabia, will open in October. In the meantime it's reserved for attendees of a super-expensive festival.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a United Nations meeting in March 2018.

MBS once disguised himself as a policeman and paraded around a mall in Riyadh because he knew real police were too scared to arrest him, according to ...

"MBS," a new biography of the Saudi Crown Prince by New York Times reporter Ben Hubbard, is bursting with anecdotes about his early life.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Saudi King Salman, and President Donald Trump touching the orb in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in May 2017. First Lady Melania Trump is in the background.

The sinister, glowing Saudi orb that Trump touched in a viral moment was given as a gift to the US, which then hid it out of embarrassment, new book s...

The photo of Trump, the Saudi king, and the Egyptian president touching the orb in 2017 had prompted comparisons to three plotting supervillains.
Cosmicat, Saudi Arabia's first female DJ.

Meet Saudi Arabia’s first female DJ, a TV host and former dentist riding the country’s uneven wave of social change

Cosmicat hosts her own TV show on the Middle East's biggest TV network. She DJs to crowds of thousands, and grew up in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk just made a dig at WhatsApp’s recent security scandals

Elon Musk made a not-so-subtle dig on Twitter at Facebook-owned WhatsApp's recent issues with security flaws.
The 12 security flaws WhatsApp disclosed in 2019 was many times the number disclosed in previous years.

WhatsApp disclosed 12 security flaws last year, including 7 classified as ‘critical,’ after Jeff Bezos phone was reportedly hacked

The disclosure of WhatsApp's security flaws follows reports that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone had been hacked by the Saudi Crown Prince.
Abdulrahman Almutairi in a screenshot from a video on his YouTube channel.

The FBI reportedly stopped a Saudi plot to kidnap a YouTuber on US soil after he criticized Mohammed bin Salman over Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

Abdulrahman Almutairi used social media to criticize the Saudi government. It appears to have almost cost him his life.
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) meets with Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the Oval Office at the White House, March 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.

White House breaks silence on Jeff Bezos phone-hacking scandal, calls Saudi Arabia an ‘important ally’

The White House weighed in on reports that Saudi Arabia hacked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone, saying it takes the situation seriously.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

The Jeff Bezos phone hack proves anyone can fall victim to cybersecurity attacks. But here’s what security experts say you can do to reduce the ...

Jeff Bezos' phone was reportedly hacked by the Saudi crown prince, proving cyber attack can impact anyone. Experts offer their best advice.