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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 ........»»

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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 ........»»

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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 ........»»

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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......»»

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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 ........»»

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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.....»»

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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, ........»»

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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 ........»»

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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 ........»»

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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 ........»»

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Netanyahu condemns Khashoggi murder but backs stability in Saudi

VARNA, Bulgaria – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, November 2, condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in his first comments on the affair, but stressed the need for stability in Saudi Arabia. "What happened in the Istanbul consulate was horrendous and it should be duly dealt with," ........»»

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Khashoggi strangled and dismembered in consulate – Turkish prosecutor

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and then dismembered as part of a premeditated plan, Turkey's chief prosecutor said Wednesday, October 31, making details of the murder public for the first time. The revelations came just hours after Saudi Arabia's ........»»

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US defense chief: Killing of Saudi writer is threat to stability

MANAMA, Bahrain --- The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "undermines regional stability" and the U.S. State Department plans to take further action in response to the killing, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday at an international conference in the Middle East. Mattis never mentioned Saudi Arabia directly in connection with the Oct. 2 slaying of Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. But he noted that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revoked visas of Saudis implicated in the killing of the Washington Post writer, and he said additional measures will be taken. Turkish officials have said that a Saudi team of 15 men tortured, killed and dismembe...Keep on reading: US defense chief: Killing of Saudi writer is threat to stability.....»»

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

Murder of Khashoggi premeditated, says Saudi prosecutor

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia said Thursday, October 25, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul was "premeditated" based on information supplied by Turkey, state media reported. "Information from the Turkish authorities indicates that the act of the suspects in the Khashoggi case was premeditated," the public prosector said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Crosscurrents

Saudi Arabia, reeling under the controversy ignited by the grisly murder of Jamal Khashoggi, has mounted a public relations effort to help maintain its standing in the community of nations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Saudi crown prince deplores ‘repulsive’ Khashoggi murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia's crown princedenounced Wednesday the "repulsive" murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and vowed justice will prevail, in his first public comments on the case, without addressing US accusations of a monumental cover-up. After phoning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the October 2 killing in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, which triggered a diplomatic crisis, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged there would be "no rupture" in ties with Ankara. "The incident was very painful for all Saudis, it's a repulsive incident and no one can justify it," Prince Mohammed said during an address to the Future Investment Initiative for...Keep on reading: Saudi crown prince deplores ‘repulsive’ Khashoggi murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018