Saudi Arabia‚Äôs crown prince hosted a delegation of American Christian evangelicals on Tuesday, state media said, the latest such visit as the conservative Muslim kingdom seeks to repair its image of religious intolerance. — Photo taken from @SaudiEmbassyUSA

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince hosted a delegation of American Christian evangelicals on Tuesday, state media said. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met the delegation, led by Israeli-American author Joel Rosenberg, at his palace in Jeddah, the official Saudi Press Agency said. “Honoured to be back in kingdom of Saudi Arabia for (the second) time in less than a year,” Rosenberg said on Twitter. “We met (with) his royal highness the crown prince (and) other senior officials to discuss terrorism, peace, religious freedom and human rights.” The delegation also met Prince Khalid bin Salman, the kingdom’s deputy defense minister, and secretary-general of the Muslim World League Mohammed Al-Issa, SPA reported. – AFP

Dual U.S.-Israeli national Joel Rosenberg shakes hands with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 10, 2019. ,AP