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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: inquirer inquirerNov 15th, 2018

The 15 Saudis who flew to Turkey before Khashoggi’s killing – Al Jazeera

Al  Jazeera profileshe 15 men who travelled to Istanbul to allegedly carry out Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Saudi Arabia has detained 18 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Turkey has more evidence in Khashoggi murder – report

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey has more evidence contradicting the Saudi version of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi including a second audio recording, a Turkish newspaper reported on Friday, November 16. The second voice recording – said to be 15 minutes – clearly reveals that the murder of the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 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

Khashoggi killing: Erdogan accuses highest levels of Saudi govt

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the order to murder Jamal Khashoggi came from "the highest levels" of the Saudi government Friday, November 2, as he promised no let-up in the hunt for his killers . (READ: Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away – Pompeo ) A month on from Khashoggi's murder in the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

Khashoggi’s body ‘dissolved’ after murder

ANKARA, Turkey — The body of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was “dissolved” after he was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a month ago, an advisor to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday. The claim echoed what a Turkish official had told the Washington Post — for which Khashoggi was a contributor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

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 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 31st, 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

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

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

How Turkey says the Khashoggi murder happened

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, October 23,  described in detail for the first time how the "political murder" of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned and carried out by a team of 15 Saudis. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor living in the United States since 2017, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over planned Khashoggi murder

ANKARA, Turkey (UPDATED) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, October 23, called for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a crime that he said was intricately planned days in advance. Erdogan had promised that his speech in Ankara would give ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Turkey president to reveal ‘naked truth’ about Khashoggi murder

ISTANBUL, Turkey— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to reveal what he called the “naked truth” about the murder in the Saudi consulate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. His speech is set to have major implications for the case and relations with Riyadh. Just three hours before Erdogan was expected to deliver his speech… link: Turkey president to reveal ‘naked truth’ about Khashoggi murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Turkey says Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate savagely planned

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey on Monday, October 22, said that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was "savagely planned" as pro-government media published new claims targeting powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing. Upping the pressure on Riyadh, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Information war led to Khashoggi’s murder

David Ignatius WASHINGTON, DC: When Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, he didn’t know he was walking into a killing zone. He had become the prime target in a 21st-century information war — one that involved hacking, kidnapping and ultimately murder — waged by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman… link: Information war led to Khashoggi’s murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi journalist’s death

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) --- A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Yasin Aktay, an adviser to Turkey's president, tells The Associated Press on Thursday that the two-time Oscar winner interviewed him in Ankara as part of his "preliminary preparations" for the documentary before leaving for Istanbul where he was due to meet with Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee. The Washington Post columnist who was critical of the Saudi crown prince was killed by Saudi agents on Oct. 2 after arriving to handle routine paperwork. Aktay, who was a friend of Khashoggi's, was the first to ale...Keep on reading: Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi journalist’s death.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

George H.W. Bush — kinder, gentler Republican

Every day Donald Trump comes closer to perfecting his Rodrigo Duterte impression. The CIA briefing on the Khashoggi murder essentially confirms that the Washington Post journalist was killed, then dismembered. There's no directive to "kill him." But as one U.S. senator said, "There's a smoking saw." But what do we hear from Trump about the culpability of the Saudi Crown Prince BSM? It's still "Maybe he did, maybe he didn't." That's the president of the free world, sounding like a White Duterte. In that sense, the 41stU.S. President George H.W. Bush departs the living at a good time. He lies in state, while the current president just lies. That was Bush's main role in current p...Keep on reading: George H.W. Bush — kinder, gentler Republican.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

UK PM May urges Saudi crown prince to act over Khashoggi killing: readout

British Prime Minister Theresa May told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that he should take action to prevent the recurrence of incidents like the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, her office said. UK PM May urges Saudi crown prince to act over Khashoggi killing: readout Source link: UK PM May urges Saudi crown prince to act over Khashoggi killing: readout.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Saudi prince lands in UAE on first foreign tour since Khashoggi murder

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman  embarked Thursday, November 22, on a regional tour starting with the United Arab Emirates, his first official trip abroad since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder tipped the kingdom into crisis. Prince Mohammed will visit a "number of brotherly" Arab states at the request of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 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