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Probe OFW’s death, DFA presses Saudi

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it has requested Saudi authorities to investigate the case of an overseas Filipino worker victim of a hit-and-run incident in Jeddah. The DFA also extended its condolences to the family of the 51-year-old construction worker from Butuan City. “We extend our deepest….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 26th, 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

Pimentel wants Senate probe into death of OFW in Saudi Arabia

Pimentel wants Senate probe into death of OFW in Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

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

Turkey says Saudi explanation over Khashoggi murder ‘insufficient’

  ISTANBUL -- Turkey on Thursday said the Saudi statement over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "insufficient" and insisted that the killing was "premeditated."   "We find all those steps positive but insufficient," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a televised speech.   Riyadh's public prosecutor said five Saudi officials face the death penalty over the murder of Khashoggi who was drugged and dismembered inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate last month. /kga...Keep on reading: Turkey says Saudi explanation over Khashoggi murder ‘insufficient’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 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

Palace slams ‘brutal slaying’ of NUPL lawyer; vows ‘speedy, impartial’ probe

  Malacaang has condemnedthe death of lawyerBen Ramos, an officer of the National Union of People's Lawyer (NUPL), and vowed a "speedy and impartial" investigation into his murder.   "Any form of violence, other than legal, has no place in a civilized society," Salvador Panelo said in a statement on Wednesday.   "We strongly condemn the brutal slaying of Atty. Ben Ramos, lawyer and founding member of the National Union of People's Lawyers (NUPL)," he added.   He said authorities were "now conducting a speedy and impartial investigation with respect to the incident and pertinent agencies will do all they can to ensure that the perpetrators of t...Keep on reading: Palace slams ‘brutal slaying’ of NUPL lawyer; vows ‘speedy, impartial’ probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Death of Filipina in Saudi under scrutiny amid abuse reports - INQUIRER.net

Death of Filipina in Saudi under scrutiny amid abuse reports - INQUIRER.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 5th, 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

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 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 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

Khashoggi killing threatens Trump dreams for Mideast peace

JERUSALEM: In recent months, the Trump administration has repeatedly put off the release of its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. Now, the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands...READ MORE The post Khashoggi killing threatens Trump dreams for Mideast peace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Turkey to quiz more witnesses in Khashoggi probe – report

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish prosecutors have summoned more witnesses to testify as part of the investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , local television reported Sunday, October 21. Twenty-five more people will be quizzed as witnesses, the private NTV broadcaster said, without providing any further details. On Friday, October 19, prosecutors ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 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