Tag Archives: KASHOGGI

Senior Saudi prince says CIA cannot be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion

11 November, 2018 12:04 pm 12:04 pm

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – A senior Saudi prince cast doubt upon the reported CIA finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, saying the agency could not be counted on to reach a credible conclusion. “The CIA is not necessarily the highest standard of … Read More

Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, Erdogan says

11 November, 2018 8:54 am 8:54 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has given recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi to Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said , seeking to maintain international pressure on Riyadh over the Saudi journalist’s death. Khashoggi, a critic of de facto Saudi ruler Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate … Read More

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Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia pledges to play ‘responsible roleR...

10 October, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia pledged to play a “responsible role” in energy markets, although sentiment remained nervous in the run-up to US sanctions against Iran’s crude exports that start next month. Front-month Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were at $79.52 a barrel at 0318 GMT, down 31 cents, … Read More

Trump, Europeans call Saudi account of Khashoggi death incomplete

10 October, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump joined European leaders in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died over two weeks ago at its consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia said early that Khashoggi, a critic of the country’s de facto ruler Crown … Read More

Trump says Congress will be involved in US response to Khashoggi case

10 October, 2018 8:33 am 8:33 am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said that the US Congress will be involved in determining the US response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “I’m going to have very much Congress involved in determining what to do,” Trump told reporters in Scottsdale, Arizona. “I will very much listen to what Congress … Read More

Britain, France, Germany call for ‘credible investigation’ into...

10 October, 2018 8:49 am 8:49 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, France and Germany called on the Saudi and Turkish authorities on Sunday to mount a “credible investigation” into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying they were treating the incident with “the utmost seriousness”. “There needs to be a credible investigation to establish the truth about what happened, and – … Read More