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Saudi Arabia: Mohammed Bin Salman in Cairo
Defence minister and president of the royal court Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdelaziz Al-Saud (MBS) travelled to Manama on 13 April to hold talks with King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, which focused on Yemen, and Bahrain’s participation in the Saudi-led campaign against the Houthis. The next day, he flew to Cairo, accompanied by culture and information minister Adel Al-Turaifi, where he was received by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, again talking about Egypt’s role in the Yemen campaign. On 19 April, MBS – who, in his role as defence minister has publicly been shown to be taking a lead on overseeing the Yemen campaign.
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