Posts Tagged ‘Jamal Khashoggi’

US Senators intent on punishing Saudi Arabia for role in Khashoggi killing

  • 8 December 2018 - 21:25
US Senators intent on punishing Saudi Arabia for role in Khashoggi killing

Supporters of bipartisan legislation designed to strongly rebuke Saudi Arabia for the role its Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, allegedly played in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, say they believe they have secured enough votes for final passage. While the measure, sponsored by Sens....

US Foreign and Defense Secretaries tell Congress “MBS” isn’t linked to Khashoggi’s murder

  • 28 November 2018 - 21:22
US Foreign and Defense Secretaries tell Congress “MBS” isn’t linked to Khashoggi’s murder

The Trump administration has attempted to persuade the Senate not to cut off US military support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, arguing that it was in the US national interest and was helping to limit civilian casualties. The defence secretary, James Mattis and the secretary of state,...

Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

  • 22 October 2018 - 12:18
Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he would use a speech to his country's parliament on Tuesday to reveal all the "details" in the killing of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has admitted that Khashoggi was...

Trump joins EU, UN in “not buying” Saudi account of Khashoggi’s murder

  • 21 October 2018 - 12:58
Trump joins EU, UN in “not buying” Saudi account of Khashoggi’s murder

US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a "fist fight" in its Istanbul consulate. But that explanation has...

Saudi sidekick of Bin Salman suspect of assassination of Khashoggi

  • 18 October 2018 - 18:03
Saudi sidekick of Bin Salman suspect of assassination of Khashoggi

Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a "pivotal role" in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source familiar with the Turkish investigation has told CNN.   The source said that Mutreb was fully aware of "the...

CNN: Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul consulate by mistake

  • 15 October 2018 - 23:21
CNN: Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul consulate by mistake

The Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was intended to lead to his abduction from Turkey, according to two sources speaking to CNN.   One source says the report...

Jamal Khashoggi: Dead or abducted in Istanbul

  • 7 October 2018 - 13:33
Jamal Khashoggi: Dead or abducted in Istanbul

Fears are growing over missing Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi, after Turkish officials said they believe he has been murdered. Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday. A Turkish official told the BBC that initial...