Did you know we’re celebrating our 20th Anniversary as the 1st American News Agency exclusively covering the Middle East?

  • The Middle East landscape is changing rapidly.
  • The roads in the region open to new possibilities.
  • The Media Line continues to pave the way to a far greater understanding of the region’s land, people, policies and governments through our trusted, fact-based news.

We’re an independent, ad-free, non-profit news agency and rely on friends like you!

Please make your gift today as we have a most generous matching 2:1 grant.
Thank you!

We paved the way to be the Trusted Mid East News you can rely on!

We’re an independent, ad-free, non-profit news agency and rely on friends like you!

For those observing, may we wish you a healthy, safe, and sweet 5781.

Turkey: Saudi Crown Prince Asked To Meet Erdogan At G20 Summit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has requested a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan when the two attend the G20 summit in Buenos Aires later this week. The Turkish leader reportedly did not explicitly turn down the overture, but instead left the matter up in the air. Relations between the two countries hit rock-bottom following the killing in October of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. After repeatedly denying any involvement, Riyadh has admitted that the dissident reporter was killed and then dismembered by a team of Saudi agents that failed to persuade him to return to the Sunni Muslim kingdom. Khashoggi had been living in self-imposed exile amid fears that his support for the Muslim Brotherhood and fierce criticism of the Saudi military campaign in Yemen made him a target in a mass crackdown by the royal family. Erdogan has absolved King Salman of responsibility for the killing, instead pointing to the young crown prince who has come under intense international fire for his alleged advanced knowledge, if not overt direction, of the murder. United States President Donald Trump has backed bin Salman and stressed last week that Washington would remain a “steadfast partner” of the House of Saud.

Invest in the
Trusted Mideast
News source.
We are on the
front lines.

Personalize Your News
Upgrade your experience by choosing the categories that matter most to you.
Click on the icon to add the category to your Personalize news
Browse Categories and Topics
Wake up to the Trusted Mideast News source Mideast Daily News Email
By subscribing, you agree to The Media Line terms of use and privacy policy.
Wake up to the Trusted Mideast News source Mideast Daily News Email
By subscribing, you agree to The Media Line terms of use and privacy policy.