Saudi King Salman

Saudi supremacy: How the Al-Salman gained unparalleled political and economic power

Issue 1185 - 06 Mar 2024 | 16 minute read

King Salman Bin Abdelaziz’s nine years on the throne have seen a concentration of power in the 88-year-old monarch’s immediate family – who are the subject of the latest GSN profile series – that is unprecedented in modern Saudi history. Other significant branches of the Al-Saud have gone into retreat as Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has taken an iron grip on the kingdom

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