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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

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

Turkey demands extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case

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

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish prosecutors have prepared an extradition request for 18 suspects from Saudi Arabia in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, authorities said , after President Tayyip Erdogan urged Riyadh to disclose who ordered the murder. Erdogan has in recent days stepped up pressure on Saudi Arabia to come clean in the case, … 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, 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 Saudi journalist likely dead; Turkey searches for remains

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he presumes missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and that the US response to Saudi Arabia will likely be “very severe” but that he still wanted to get to the bottom of what exactly happened. Turkish police are searching a forest on the outskirts of … 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

Saudi team arrives in Turkey for Khashoggi investigation

10 October, 2018 8:29 am 8:29 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A delegation from Saudi Arabia has arrived in Turkey as part of a joint investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, three Turkish sources said . A Saudi source also said a senior royal, Prince Khaled al-Faisal, visited Turkey on Thursday for talks. Later the same day Turkey said … Read More

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished

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

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey said on Tuesday that it would search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished last week, and close ally Britain called on Riyadh to provide “urgent answers” over his disappearance. Khashoggi was last seen one week ago entering the consulate in Istanbul to get documents related to … Read More

Turkish, Saudi officials diverge on whereabouts of prominent Saudi journali...

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

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Turkish and Saudi authorities gave conflicting accounts on Wednesday about the whereabouts of Saudi commentator Jamal Khashoggi, who moved to Washington last year fearing retribution for his views and has not been seen nearly 30 hours after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi’s Turkish fiancée as well as a close friend … Read More