The latest stop Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's world tour is Paris, where he is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. But he has also met with protests against France's controversial military support for Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman enjoys the support of many young Saudis who suffer from high unemployment — but will his economic reform plans succeed? Sam Bollier reports.
The Saudi crown prince arrives in France to discuss a range of challenges facing the Middle East. The Iran nuclear deal, the Qatar crisis, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and business are at the top of the agenda.
Emmanuel Macron has said France, the US and UK will decide in the coming days whether to respond to a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Macron's remarks came after talks with Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi Arabia has detained several rights activists without explanation as the kingdom is set to allow women to drive. Before her unexpected detention, one longtime activist spoke with DW's Fanny Facsar in Riyadh.
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