Salman bin Abdulaziz - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Salman bin Abdulaziz


'Saudi Game of Thrones': Pressure grows to release jailed prince

Jun 01, 2020 - 11:41 AM

'This is daylight kidnapping. This is a forced disappearance,' says an associate of the prince.

PRINCE. An undated picture made available on May 30, 2020, by a friend of Saudi Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz shows him signing the visitors book in the German city of Dresden. Photo from AFP

Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen government

Jan 17, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The bailout aims to curb the fall in value of the Yemeni riyal, which has plummeted as the war between the Saudi-backed government and Huthi Shiite rebels who control the capital Sanaa and much of the north has dragged on

German chancellor in Saudi for G20, cooperation talks

Apr 30, 2017 - 10:47 PM

UPDATED German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to discuss with the Saudis the agenda for the G20 meeting as well as the Paris climate accord

MERKEL IN SAUDI ARABIA. A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on April 30, 2017, shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) chatting with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (R) during a welcoming ceremony in Jeddah. Bandar al-Jaloud/Saudi Royal Palace/AFP

Duterte meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman

Apr 12, 2017 - 12:20 AM

UPDATED President Rodrigo Duterte is the first Philippine president to visit Saudi Arabia in around 8 years

STATE VISIT. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman on the first full day of Duterte's state visit to Saudi Arabia on April 11, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Saudi Press Agency

Duterte can't seek clemency for OFWs on Saudi death row – Abella

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:01 PM

UPDATED Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says there is no place for us to be asking for clemency at this stage because the process has not reached the level of Saudi Arabia s King Salman

PH gov't urged to fix master list of stranded OFWs to fast-track aid

Aug 11, 2016 - 2:50 PM

ACTS OFW Representative John Bertiz and OFW advocate Susan Ople say the Department of Foreign Affairs should take the lead in repatriating stranded OFWs in Saudi Arabia

OFW ADVOCATE. ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz wants the government to do all that it can to help stranded OFWs in Saudi Arabia. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler