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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: rappler rapplerOct 28th, 2018

UN expert: Saudis held another hearing in Khashoggi probe

GENEVA --- Saudi Arabia quietly held a second court hearing for 11 people facing charges over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an independent UN human rights expert said, criticizing the kingdom for its lack of transparency in the proceedings over the grisly slaying. Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, said she learned of the hearing during her first visit to Turkey last week to investigate the murder. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed and dismembered inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last October. His remains have not been foun...Keep on reading: UN expert: Saudis held another hearing in Khashoggi probe.....»»

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Today on Rappler: Government officials react to Ateneo bullying incident 3 U.N. special rapporteurs to probe violations vs De Lima Saudi Arabia seeks to boost intelligence oversight after Khashoggi murder Twitter relaunches reverse-chronological feed option ‘Miss Queensland’: How Australian media is reporting Catriona Gray’s victory {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

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

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

U.N. judicial expert in Turkey to probe Khashoggi murder

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday, January 28, met with a UN judicial expert who is looking into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Ankara calls for an international inquiry . The UN special rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 28th, 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

Saudi king orders major government reshuffle

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – King Salman of Saudi Arabia ordered a major government reshuffle on Thursday, December 27, replacing the ministers of foreign affairs and information, a royal decree said. The shake up comes as the kingdom grapples with international outrage over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , a scandal that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2018

Canada mulls canceling Saudi arms deal over Yemen, Khashoggi murder

MONTREAL, Canada – Canada is looking into ways to cancel a giant 2014 weapons deal with Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday, December 16, as criticism mounts over the kingdom's role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the Riyadh-led war in Yemen. Trudeau had earlier said that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

Saudi Arabia slams U.S. Senate vote as interference

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia on Monday, December 17, slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington. The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday, December 13 to end American ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

Canada mulls canceling Saudi arms deal over Yemen, Kashoggi murder

MONTREAL, Canada – Canada is looking into ways to cancel a giant 2014 weapons deal with Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday, December 16, as criticism mounts over the kingdom's role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the Riyadh-led war in Yemen. Trudeau had earlier said that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a “credible” probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder Source link: UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

Turkey won t give up on Khashoggi murder probe – minister

DOHA, Qatar – Turkey's foreign minister said on Saturday, December 15, that his country would "not give up" on finding out the truth about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. "We haven't received any new information or outcome of the investigation from the Saudi ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Saudi crown prince goes on tour of Arab states amid Khashoggi storm | News

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday at the start of a tour of several Arab countries, his first trip abroad since the murder of journali.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Khashoggi s murder

President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month. Source link link: Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Khashoggi's murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Khashoggi’s murder

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month. Defying intense pressure from U.S. lawmakers to impose tougher sanctions on Saudi Arabia, Trump also said he would not cancel military contracts with […] The post Trump stands by Saudi prince despite journalist Khashoggi’s murder appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Saudi king backs son amid furor over Khashoggi murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi King Salman stood by the crown prince and heaped praise on the judiciary Monday, November 19, in his first public remarks since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the country into one of its worst crises. The public prosecutor last week exonerated Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 20th, 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 s Erdogan shares Khashoggi tapes

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has shared recordings linked to the murder last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with Riyadh, Washington and other capitals, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, November 10. "We gave them the recordings, we gave them to Saudi Arabia, we gave them to Washington, to the Germans, to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018