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US still probing journalist Khashoggi murder: Pompeo

02 February, 2019 10:43 pm 10:43 pm

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The US government will continue investigating the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Hungary on Monday. “America is not covering up for a murder,” he said, adding that the United States would take more action to hold accountable all those responsible for … Read More

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Evidence shows Khashoggi murder planned, carried out by Saudi officials:UN

02 February, 2019 11:14 am 11:14 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – A United Nations-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said that evidence pointed to a brutal crime “planned and perpetrated” by Saudi officials. Khashoggi’s killing by a team of Saudi operatives on October 2 provoked widespread revulsion and tarnished the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, previously admired … Read More

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US lawmakers demand accountability for killing of Saudi journalist

01 January, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US lawmakers called  for Washington to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at one of the country’s consulates in Turkey and vowed that Congress would act if the Trump administration did not. More than a dozen senators and members of the House of Representatives, including both Democrats … Read More

CIA had recording of Saudi prince demanding Khashoggi be ‘silenced...

11 November, 2018 8:05 am 8:05 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish newspaper reported on Thursday CIA director Gina Haspel signalled to Turkish officials last month that the agency had a recording of a call in which Saudi Arabia’s crown prince gave instructions to “silence” Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Asked about the report, a Turkish official told Reuters he had no information … Read More

Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder premeditated

10 October, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

DUBAI/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended. The death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has … Read More

Saudi Arabia granted unconditional $6.2 billion package: FM Qureshi

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

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Saudi Arabia has not placed any condition on Pakistan for returning the $6.2 billion financial support. During to the informal conversations to the journalists, the foreign minister said that the Saudi Arabia granted unconditional financial package to Pakistan. “Saudi Arabia will … Read More

How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

10 October, 2018 8:30 am 8:30 am

(Reuters) – He ran social media for Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country’s elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype. Saud al-Qahtani, a top … Read More

Trump says he remains unsatisfied with Saudi accounts on Khashoggi

10 October, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he was still not satisfied with what he has heard from Saudi Arabia about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, but did not want to lose investment from Riyadh. Trump spoke with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto ruler of … Read More

Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official

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

ANKARA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on Monday, after US President Donald Trump speculated “rogue killers” may be responsible. Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet King Salman over the case that … Read More