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UN expert to lead international inquiry into Khashoggi murder

01 January, 2019 11:31 pm 11:31 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions told Reuters on Thursday she will travel to Turkey next week to head an “independent international inquiry” into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post and a critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, … Read More

CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist’s killing

11 November, 2018 8:24 am 8:24 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said , complicating President Donald Trump’s efforts to preserve ties with a key US ally. The sources said the CIA had briefed other parts of the US government, including … Read More

Sons of slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi appeal for return of his body

11 November, 2018 9:19 am 9:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The sons of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi issued an appeal for the return of their father’s body and said they wanted to return to Saudi Arabia to bury him. In an interview with CNN, Salah and Abdullah Khashoggi said that without their father’s body, their family is unable to grieve and … Read More

Khashoggi fiancée warns of ‘money’ influence

10 October, 2018 9:00 am 9:00 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi criticised President Donald Trump’s response to his killing, urging him to set aside US trade interests in the push for truth, and demanded Riyadh disclose more details to bring those who ordered it to justice. The death of Khashoggi – a Washington Post columnist and a critic … Read More

Saudi investment summit set to start despite boycott over slain journalist

10 October, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia brushed off a Western boycott over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as it prepared to launch an investment conference on Tuesday that has been overshadowed by the withdrawal of dozens of top business and government leaders. Hundreds of bankers and company executives are still expected to join officials at … Read More

Asian shares struggle as European woes, Saudi concerns dim mood

10 October, 2018 8:06 am 8:06 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as earnings season nerves in the US dented Wall Street, while a cocktail of negative factors from Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic isolation to concerns over Italy’s budget and Brexit talks depressed sentiment. That rolled back some of the previous session’s strong rally led by China stimulus hopes, … Read More

Saudi king and crown prince call Khashoggi’s son to express condolenc...

10 October, 2018 8:14 am 8:14 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s son, Salah, to express their condolences, the Saudi Press Agency said . Saudi Arabia has said that Khashoggi, a prominent journalist and critic of Saudi rulers, died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate – after two … Read More

UN secretary-general ‘deeply troubled’ by Saudi journalist̵...

10 October, 2018 9:33 am 9:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “deeply troubled” by the confirmation by Riyadh of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, a United Nations spokesman said . The UN chief called for a “prompt, thorough, transparent” probe into the circumstances of Khashoggi’s death and urged full accountability for those who were involved. Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement … Read More

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi explanati...

10 October, 2018 8:59 am 8:59 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and said it had fired two senior officials over the incident, giving an account that US President Donald Trump said was credible. Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement that Khashoggi died came after two weeks of denials and growing demands … Read More