Putin and Saudi crown prince high five

Putin and Saudi crown prince high five

The Russian president was due to discuss the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. They are in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a summit with G20 leaders. Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. Canada, France, the US and Germany have imposed targeted…

The Saudi foreign minister claims a CIA report directly linking the crown prince to Jamal’s Khashoggi’s murder is an unsubstantiated fib

The Saudi foreign minister claims a CIA report directly linking the crown prince to Jamal’s Khashoggi’s murder is an unsubstantiated fib

Saudi foreign minister Adel Jubeir said on Tuesday that the allegations — including by the CIA — linking the crown prince to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are false. This weekend, several news outlets reported that the CIA has determined that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi’s assassination. The CIA’s conclusion was…

Saudi king speaks but ignores Khashoggi

Saudi king speaks but ignores Khashoggi

Image copyright Reuters Image caption King Salman has handed over extensive authority to the crown prince King Salman of Saudi Arabia has praised the country’s judiciary, as foreign pressure over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to grow. In his first public remarks since Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul last month, the king said…

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for 5 suspects in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for 5 suspects in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five suspects in the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a Thursday statement, the Saudi public prosecutor said that 11 suspects had been indicted in Khashoggi’s death and that he had requested the death penalty for five of them. None of the suspects were named.…

Saudi Arabia frees detained prince

Saudi Arabia frees detained prince

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Princes and other senior figures were held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh last year over corruption allegations A Saudi prince arrested for criticising a crackdown on corruption is reported to have been freed from detention. Relatives of Prince Khaled bin Talal shared pictures on social media, purportedly taken…

Saudi state blamed for Khashoggi murder

Saudi state blamed for Khashoggi murder

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow has the death of Jamal Khashoggi impacted the war in Yemen?Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has for the first time accused the Saudi government directly of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi. „We know that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi…

Saudi prince ‚said Khashoggi was dangerous’

Saudi prince ‚said Khashoggi was dangerous’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow has the death of Jamal Khashoggi impacted the war in Yemen?Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he considered murdered writer Jamal Khashoggi to be a dangerous Islamist, media reports say. Prince Mohammed reportedly said this in a phone call with the White House…

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says global outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi is ‚fairly hysterical’

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says global outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi is ‚fairly hysterical’

A protester holds a sign saying „We will not leave without Jamal Khashoggi” outside the Saudi embassy in Istanbul on October 5, 2018. Osman Orsal/Reuters The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia has characterized the global outrage in response to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as „fairly hysterical.” Adel al-Jubeir told a security forum hosted…

Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi’s murder likely ‚premeditated’ after claiming it was an accident

Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi’s murder likely ‚premeditated’ after claiming it was an accident

Saudi Arabia’s official press agency has quoted a prosecutor as saying that evidence from the Turkish investigation into the murder of Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi’s death indicates the killing was premeditated. This contradicts previous Saudi media claims that Khashoggi’s death came by accident during a fistfight that broke out in the country’s consulate in Turkey.…

Saudi officials admit body double was used for Khashoggi but say it was part of kidnapping plan, not murder plot

Saudi officials admit body double was used for Khashoggi but say it was part of kidnapping plan, not murder plot

Saudi officials have acknowledged use of a body double to pose as the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but they say it was part of a plan to kidnap rather than to kill him. A man wearing Khashoggi’s clothes, a fake beard, and glasses, was filmed leaving the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul shortly after Khashoggi disappeared there.…