In Saudi Arabia, most people are too young to remember when religious extremists took over everyday life, especially for women. With a crown prince who wants to rebrand the kingdom's image, many women are feeling, and fueling, winds of change.
Mohammad bin Salman has left on his first foreign trip since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The de facto ruler's tour of friendly Arab states began as France slapped sanctions on 18 Saudis tied to the killing.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has rejected claims that Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as lies. But reports say the CIA is certain he masterminded the killing.
World leaders have wrapped up the first day of talks at the G20 summit in Argentina, where divisions over trade and the Russia-Ukraine conflict dominated discussions. The US was taken to task for blocking progress.
Senators briefed by CIA Director Gina Haspel have said their suspicions of Saudi Crown Prince MbS have been confirmed beyond a doubt. Lack of a strong rebuke, they said, would 'make the world a more dangerous place.'
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