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Death of OFW under investigation in Saudi Arabia - Rappler

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

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsNov 4th, 2018

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:  rapplerRelated 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

Locsin: Forces in gov t pushed for PH-China oil deal | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddyboy Locsin says 'forces' in the Philippine government , not President Rodrigo Duterte, pushed for an oil and gas deal with China in the West Philippine Sea. US President Donald Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices. The outgoing head of Facebook's communications team takes responsibility for the controversial hiring ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 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

Duterte’s message, arrested OFWs, LeBron James | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte calls on Filipinos to follow the 'virtuous example' of the saints as the country observes All Saints' Day on Thursday, November 1. The Department of Foreign Affairs says Saudi Arabia turned over 19 arrested overseas Filipino workers to the Philippine ambassador. Manila is one of the least sustainable ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Saudi Arabia releases OFWs arrested in Halloween party raid - Rappler

Saudi Arabia releases OFWs arrested in Halloween party raid - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 30th, 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

Saudi prosecutor to visit Istanbul over Khashoggi murder

ANKARA, Turkey – Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor will visit Istanbul on Sunday, October 28, to speak with Turkish authorities as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey's president said Friday, October 26. "They (the Saudis) are sending the chief prosecutor on Sunday to Turkey," President Recep ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder ‘premeditated’

DUBAI/ISTANBUL — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended. The death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has sparked […] The post Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder ‘premeditated’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi’s killing was ‘extrajudicial execution’ — UN expert

  UNITED NATIONS --- Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of an "extrajudicial execution" committed by the Saudi state, a United Nations expert said Thursday, calling for an international investigation. "Even Saudi Arabia itself has admitted that the crime was premeditated and involved state officials," Agnes Callamard, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, said during a press conference. "Whether or not they acted in the name of the state, that remains to be discussed and investigated," she said. But Callamard added that "the people involved, the people who commanded it, who orchestrated it are high enough to repre...Keep on reading: Jamal Khashoggi’s killing was ‘extrajudicial execution’ — UN expert.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Amid skepticism, Saudi official provides another version of Khashoggi death

As Saudi Arabia faced intensifying international skepticism over its story about the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior government official laid out a new version of the death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul that in key respects contradicts previous explanations. Source link link: Amid skepticism, Saudi official provides another version of Khashoggi death.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018