Concerns over King Salman’s health rise further as MBS skips G7

Issue 1188 - 19 Jun 2024 | 4 minute read

The health of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman is widely believed to have deteriorated, leaving the ambitious Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman closer than ever to a formal assumption of power. Meanwhile, the heir apparent appears to be negotiating new regional alignments, notably with Kuwait.

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