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Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal

Arab Media Forum 2016: Media for Good

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.14.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was a far cry from confabs just harping on how media disseminate hate speech, promote sedition, spread rumors, and are used for nefarious purposes....

Saudi Prince Trolls Trump: 'I Bailed You Out Twice'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

A Saudi prince may have just beaten Donald Trump at a game of Twitter trolling. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said on Twitter that he's bailed the billion...

Hissah Al Sabah: An Enterprising Kuwaiti Princess

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Magda Abu-Fadil

She's not your stereotypical Arab princess out of some Hollywood producer's imagination, but a hard working entrepreneur fiercely supporting women's e...

Prince Alwaleed's Hypocrisy

Jack Rosen | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Jack Rosen

Of all the criticism Donald Trump has taken in recent weeks for making provocative statements, the most interesting was uttered by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Prince Who Owns Much Of Twitter Sees IPO By Early 2014

Reuters | Mirna Sleiman | Posted 11.16.2013 | Technology

By Mirna Sleiman DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he will not sell any of his shares in microblogging...

Saudi Prince Slammed In Gaddafi Jet Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2013 | World

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - A billionaire Saudi prince was ordered by a British court on Wednesday to pay a $10-million commi...

Saudi Prince Sues Forbes For Underestimating His Wealth

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has sued Forbes magazine for libel in a British court, alleging its valuation...

Plaza Could Be Sold In $600 Million Deal

Posted 04.09.2012 | New York

Owners of the Plaza Hotel are in talks to sell the iconic New York building, The Economic Times reports. The hotel's Israeli owners at El Had Properti...

Twitter Is Definitely 'Trending', Confirms 300 Million Saudi Investment

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 02.18.2012 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

Earlier today, Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) announced a $300m investment in social media site, Twitter, following months of negotiations.

Paul Needham

Adrian Smith Talks Designing The World's Tallest Building | Paul Needham | Posted 10.02.2011 | Home

At six feet, Adrian Smith is fairly tall for an architect. But now, with the announcement that his Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will begi...

Ban Glenn Beck from Ground Zero

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

If we're banning things from near Ground Zero because they may offend 9/11 families, then banning Glenn Beck makes more sense than anything else.

Jason Linkins

News Corp. Executives Actually Recently Met With Saudi Billionaire In Mosque Controversy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By now, you may have heard about how on last night's edition of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart made fantastic comedic hay out of a Fox And Friends segmen...

Why Fox News Rejected our Clean Energy Ad

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Allen Smith

There's nothing confusing about the link between oil and terrorist funding. The only confusing thing is why Fox News would reject an ad that calls to defund our enemies by finding new sources of energy.

Two Failed Efforts at Muslim-Bashing

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

The news of the week is that two efforts at Muslim-bashing were tried, and both failed. Cause for concern, yes. But cause for some hope as well.

Lebanon's LBC TV Rides Layoffs Wave Ahead of Murdoch Buy-in, Arab Media Market Expansion

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanese media group LBC recently sliced 140 jobs, is trimming fat, and repositioning itself for a mega deal involving Rupert Murdoch's purchase of shares in Rotana Media.

Saudi Princess Says She's Ready To Drive

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The wife of one of Saudi Arabia's richest men says she is ready to get behind the wheel as soon as the ban on women drivers is lifted. Princess Amira...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Reports $8.26 Billion Loss

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is reviewing his investment portfolio, Saudi newspapers quoted him as saying on Wednesd...

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Has Full Confidence In Citigroup (VIDEO)

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he has "full confidence" in Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and believes the bank's financial problems will resolve t...

Murdoch Teams Up With Billionaire Saudi Prince

Variety | Ali Jaafar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch has landed in the Middle East. The mogul's News Corp. is launching two English-language, free-to-air satcasters in the region before t...

Billionaire Saudi Prince Is First To Own Personal A380 Superjumbo Jet

Reuters Via USA Today | Tim Hepher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has become the first person to buy the ultimate status symbol -- his own A380 superjumbo jet. Planemaker ...