De-fusing the plot to bring down the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed ben
Salmane (« MBS »), has caused several members of the Royal family to

While King Salmane personally assured the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo,
that he knew nothing about the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, it was
rumoured that his son, MBS, had definitely requested that he be presented
with the head of Prince Al-Waleed’s right hand man.

Prince Ahmed ben Abdelaziz, King Salmane’s brother, has set up a
permanent base for himself in Europe. He could even live in Paris. Former
Minister of Home Affairs, he is one of the seven “Soudairis”. He has
the reputation of both being a revolutionary and also unspoilt by
corruption. By 2015 he had already participated in manoeuvres carried out
to prevent MBS’s thunder-bolt like ascension.

Prince Ahmed ben Abdelaziz has been joined by one of the sons and former
spouse of former King Abdallah.

Anoosha Boralessa