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Death of OFW under investigation in Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the death of an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) is under investigation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In a statement on Sunday, November 4, the DFA said 44-year-old domestic worker Emerita Gannaban reportedly died of poisoning at the Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerNov 4th, 2018

Death of OFW under investigation in Saudi Arabia - Rappler

Death of OFW under investigation in Saudi Arabia - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi… link: Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

EU wants probe into Saudi journalist’s death to continue

ISTANBUL --- The European Union says the emerging details of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death are "deeply troubling" and that a "continued thorough, credible and transparent investigation" is needed. Saudi authorities have said Khashoggi died in a "brawl" with Saudi officials at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, the latest in a series of conflicting explanations for his death. Turkish officials suspect a team of Saudi agents was sent to assassinate him. Saudi Arabia said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials had been fired. But critics believe the complex scheme that led to Khashoggi's death could not have occurred without the knowledge o...Keep on reading: EU wants probe into Saudi journalist’s death to continue.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

New pressure over Khashoggi death, Trump ignores deadline

WASHINGTON, USA – President Donald Trump appeared prepared Friday, February 9, to ignore the US Congress's deadline to determine who ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi amid new revelations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince spoke of going after the journalist "with a bullet." (READ:  Khashoggi fiancee hopes Trump will change mind on killing ) With pressure mounting in Washington ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

Saudi Arabia executes 39-year-old Filipina helper

MANILA, Philippines – Saudi Arabia executed a 39-year-old Filipina household service worker found guilty of murder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Thursday, January 31. The Filipina, whom the DFA did not identify, suffered the death penalty on Tuesday, January 29. The DFA sent its condolences ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

OFW s execution in Saudi shows PH can t adopt death penalty – Locsin

MANILA, Philippines – The recent execution of a 39-year-old Filipino worker in Saudi Arabia shows the Philippines cannot adopt the death penalty, said Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr. "Damn. This is why we cannot adopt the death penalty; we lose the argument of respecting our culture ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Locsin revives opposition to death penalty after OFW execution in Saudi Arabia

Locsin revives opposition to death penalty after OFW execution in Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

OFW stabbed, strangled to death by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh | ABS-CBN News

OFW stabbed, strangled to death by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh ABS-CBN News RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was stabbed and strangled to death by a fellow Filipino in Riyadh, Saud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia's attorney general sought the death penalty for 5 of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial opened in Riyadh on Thursday, January 3. All 11 accused were present with their lawyers at the first session of the trial, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

U.N. calls for credible probe into Khashoggi murder

DOHA, Qatar – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday, December 16, for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi 's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.  "It is absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to have the punishment of those that were guilty," Guterres said at a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

Report on Khashoggi’s death coming in 2 days, says Trump

WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist, which has created a diplomatic conundrum for the president: How to admonish Riyadh for the killing yet maintain strong ties with a close ally in the Middle East. "We'll be having a very full report over the next two days, probably Monday or Tuesday," Trump said. That will include "who did it," he said. Reporters asked Trump about the death of Jamal Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who was slain Oct. 2 inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia's top diplomat has said the crown prince had "absol...Keep on reading: Report on Khashoggi’s death coming in 2 days, says Trump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Saudis issue charges but exonerate crown prince in Khashoggi murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (3rd UPDATE) –  The Saudi government exonerated the country's powerful crown prince of involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Thursday, November 15, as death-penalty charges were announced against 5 men and the US placed sanctions on 17 suspected of involvement. Riyadh prosecutors announced indictments ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Saudi prosecutor exonerates crown prince in Khashoggi murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (UPDATED) – Saudi Arabia Thursday, November 15, called for the death penalty against 5 people accused of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, but absolved the crown prince of any blame. Khashoggi, the Washington Post contributor and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Turkey calls for Khashoggi probe to be completed as soon as possible

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey on Monday, October 29, called for the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be completed "as soon as possible," after state media reported Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor met with the head of the Turkish probe. "We naturally see an advantage in our prosecutors sharing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

In talks with Saudi minister, Mattis calls for transparency in Khashoggi probe | News

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that he had met Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and called for a transparent investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Saudi Arabia vows complete probe of Khashoggi murder – Mattis

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Saudi Arabia has promised a "full" investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday, October 28, following talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Bahrain.  "We discussed it... the need of transparency, full and complete investigation. Full agreement from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Saudi FM says global outcry over Khashoggi ‘hysterical’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --- Saudi Arabia's top diplomat said Saturday that the global outcry and media focus on the killing of a Saudi journalist earlier this month has become "hysterical" as he urged the public to wait for the results of an investigation before ascribing blame to the kingdom's top leadership. Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist critical of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed by Saudi agents at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. "This issue has become fairly hysterical," Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said. "I think people have assigned blame on Saudi Arabia with such certainty before the investigation is comple...Keep on reading: Saudi FM says global outcry over Khashoggi ‘hysterical’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Saudi Arabia rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers

MANAMA, Bahrain – Riyadh Saturday, October 27, dismissed Ankara's calls to extradite 18 Saudis wanted for the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi , as Washington warned the crisis risked destabilising the Middle East. "The individuals are Saudi nationals. They're detained in Saudi Arabia, and the investigation is in Saudi Arabia, and they ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018