How this young prince seized power in Saudi Arabia

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • MBS is transforming Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you closer to our work! Learn more at bin Salman was designated as Saudi Arabia's new crown prince in June 2017. Since then, he has rapidly consolidated power and led Saudi Arabia towards some progressive reforms, such as granting women the right to drive. He also has plans to privatize certain segments of the economy, with the goal of reducing Saudi Arabia's economic dependency on oil. These changes, along with a suppression of Saudi Arabia's religious Right, could potentially begin to destabilize one of the Middle East's most powerful nations.Listen to this episode of Worldly – Vox's weekly podcast on the most important foreign policy and national security stories in the world – for more context on MBS' shakeup: is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out our full video catalog: Vox on Facebook: Twitter:


  • Vox
    Vox  10 months ago +277

    Read more about the controversy swirling around MBS in the wake of the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist: Or listen to our episode of Today, Explained on the matter:

  • Sulaiman B
    Sulaiman B  a years ago +4625

    Literally no one in Saudi calls him Mr. Everything...

  • Ammar عَمّار
    Ammar عَمّار  5 months ago +1617

    I am from Saudi Arabia. we do not call MBS "MR.everything". 0:49
    where do you get your sources from ?

  • Hyybrid
    Hyybrid  3 months ago +739

    10% Casual comments you see on an everyday Vox video
    90% Calling, roasting Vox for false information

  • mustafa al falahi
    mustafa al falahi  1 months ago +241

    I am from Iraq and I have NEVER heard any person calling him ‘mr. everything’ they just says the prince and then his name

  • Burger Turtle
    Burger Turtle  2 months ago +276

    I live in Saudi Arabia and no one calls him mr everything you just created that😂

  • Dave S.
    Dave S.  3 months ago +400

    Not a word on how he seized power only what he's done with that power

  • 4adeeb
    4adeeb  1 months ago +211

    I literally just returned from Saudi and nobody there calls him Mr everything. Even the police force don't call him Mr everything. Honestly it's just a made up name

  • Kim Jong-Un
    Kim Jong-Un  1 months ago +148

    Misleading video title: “How this young prince seized power in Saudi Arabia” Then doesn’t actually explain how he seized power. 🙄 👑 🇸🇦

  • Falafelpump rosh
    Falafelpump rosh  2 months ago +230

    Lol, "In the West he´s known as MBS"
    The West isn´t just "America" sweetheart, I´m from the UK and literally nobody has ever called him that.

  • Ghost Blade
    Ghost Blade  a years ago +839

    Lol even Saudi Arabia has free healthcare

  • مقرن المجنوني
    مقرن المجنوني  4 months ago +300

    I can make Anti-Saudi video better than your well funded YouTube channel.

  • Farid Mohammad
    Farid Mohammad  5 days ago +5

    He is a devil 😈 (shaytan)! May God curse upon MBS

  • Mohmmad Alsaheel
    Mohmmad Alsaheel  3 months ago +56

    Mr. everything. I AM SAUDI i have never heard it

  • Oh Yeh Yeh
    Oh Yeh Yeh  7 months ago +448

    Yah Allah forgive us

  • TheYasawy97
    TheYasawy97  a years ago +1743

    lmao, No one in Saudi calls him Mr. Everything.

  • 500 subs without any videos

    i live in saudi arabia and nobody here calls him mr everything.

  • ğ૯ϻıຖı
    ğ૯ϻıຖı  2 months ago +60

    Half a billion for painting... Damn 🤐🤭

  • Mohammad Adwan
    Mohammad Adwan  1 months ago +29

    Nobody calls him MR everything in Saudi Arabia

  • Tomics
    Tomics  2 months ago +37

    TF IS MR EVERYTHING no one calls him that lmao.