Will there be justice for Jamal Khashoggi?

On Thursday, friends, politicians and human-rights activists gathered to remember Jamal Khashoggi, 100 days after the Saudi journalist was killed. A vigil was organised at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, where Khashoggi was murdered on October 2, and a memorial service was held in the US Congress in Washington, DC. Some members of the Congress…

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Washington Post launches Arabic opinion page in honor of Jamal Khashoggi

100 days after the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the newspaper announced it has launched an Arabic-language opinion section in his honor. Why it matters: Editorial page editor Fred Hiatt said in a statement that the Arabic-language page “will make it easier for more readers to access free and independent commentary about the…

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Turkey working to carry Khashoggi investigation to UN

Turkey is working with other countries to carry the investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi to the United Nations, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Cavusoglu made the comments during a news conference in Tunis alongside his Tunisian counterpart on Monday. He also called on Saudi Arabia to share its findings on the…

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What’s the latest in the probe into the murder of Khashoggi?

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi shocked the world and drew international outrage. World leaders demanded answers from Saudi Arabia, with Turkey leading the calls. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants 18 Saudi suspects extradited to Istanbul to stand trial. And he’s determined to find out who gave the order to kill Khashoggi, believing it…

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Saudi Arabia Pumps Up Stock Market After Bad News, Including Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Arabia’s government has been spending billions of dollars to quietly prop up its stock market and counter selloffs that have followed repeated political crises in recent months. According to a Wall Street Journal analysis of trading data and interviews with multiple people with direct knowledge of government intervention efforts, the Saudi government has placed…

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US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

Washington, DC – As the US Senate moved to vote on Thursday on a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia for its conduct of the war in Yemen and the assassination of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a bipartisan group of senators vowed to impose concrete sanctions on the kingdom in legislation next year. Senator Lindsey Graham, a…

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Time honours Khashoggi as one of its Person of the Year

Time magazine has named a newspaper and four journalists, including Washington Post’s murdered Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its Person of the Year. The Capital Gazette in the US state of Maryland’s Annapolis, two Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, as well as Khashoggi, were recognised as “Guardians” of truth,…

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Will Donald Trump change his mind on the Khashoggi killing?

Six senior US senators from across party lines have introduced a resolution holding Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) personally accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The resolution directly contradicts statements made by US President Donald Trump, who has insisted repeatedly there is no definitive evidence connecting MBS with the grisly crime. But…

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Saudi Arabia Says Evidence Points to Premeditated Killing of Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia said evidence suggests Jamal Khashoggi’s killing was premeditated, shifting away from its assertion that the journalist died in a brawl in its latest attempt to defuse a crisis rattling the monarchy. The kingdom’s attorney general on Thursday said information shared by Turkey as part of a continuing investigation of Mr. Khashoggi’s killing “indicates…

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Saudi officials used Twitter trolls to go after Khashoggi, critics

Before Washington Post Columnist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight broke out between him and people who met him at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, he was targeted by the Saudi government through social media, reports the New York Times. Why it matters: Khashoggi was attacked daily by Twitter trolls because of his dissenting views…

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