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The vertical split in Islamic world is complete

The vertical split in the Islamic world was inevitable even before the much-touted UAE-Israel ‘historic’ peace deal.

The emergence of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aka MbS as the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia rapidly changed not only the landscape of the kingdom but also of the…

  • Asif Ullah Khan
  • The Brussels Times

Beleaguered by dwindling oil prices, MbS unleashed an unbelievable reform programme in the hardline Wahabi kingdom.

Although these changes were welcomed in the West and MbS was hailed as a ‘great reformer’, Saudi Arabia in the process surrendered its role of the leader of the…

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