Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun - News Today

The first message from Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, in Arabic, was at 3:20 a.m. said: “I am the girl who escaped Kuwait to Thailand. My life is in real danger if I am forced to return to Saudi Arabia.”Read More →

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United Nations human rights office said that it could not assess the fairness of the trial for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia because the trial is “not sufficient.”Read More →

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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly three months ago.Read More →

Jamal Khashoggi Murder - Yemen War

“The kingdom condemns the latest position of the US Senate that was based on unsubstantiated allegations and rejects the blatant interference in its internal affairs,” the foreign ministry said in a statement released by the official Saudi Press Agency.Read More →

Jamal Khashoggi Death - Saudi Arabia News

“I can’t breathe,” Khashoggi cried. Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, a former Saudi diplomat and intelligence official said as Khashoggi drew his last breath at the hands of a 15-man hit team: “Tell yours, the thing is done, it’s done.”Read More →

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - Saudi Arabia Headline News

Saud al-Qahtani was a royal adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman until October, when he was sacked and then sanctioned by the US Treasury over the Washington Post columnist’s murder.Read More →

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UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called for an international investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, bucking Saudi Arabia’s insistence that it will handle the case on its own soil.Read More →

Jamal Khashoggi Death

Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward with legislation calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.Read More →

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The bill proposed by Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., would require President Trump to withdraw U.S. troops in or affecting Yemen within 30 days.Read More →

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - Saudi Arabia News Headline

“Argentine prosecutorial authorities should scrutinize Mohammed bin Salman’s role in possible war crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition since 2015 in Yemen,” HRW Executive Director Kenneth Roth.Read More →

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - Saudi Arabia Headline Story News Today

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first trip abroad since the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi will offer an early indication of the repercussions he faces from the gruesome slaying. The prince is visiting close allies in the Middle East before attending the Group of 20 summit in ArgentinaRead More →

Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Hurriyet columnist Abdulkadir Selvi: “It is said that the crown prince gave an instruction to silence Jamal Khashoggi and this instruction was captured during the CIA wiretapping. The subsequent murder is the ultimate confirmation of this instruction.”Read More →

Jamal Khashoggi - Donald Trump - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

“It reflects the mind-set of the (Saudi) government, the feeling they can do anything,” said Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa division.Read More →

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Turkey’s Kurtulmus says: “It is not possible for an intelligence agency such as the CIA, which even knows the colour of the fur on the cat walking around the Saudi consulate’s garden … to not know who gave this order. This is not credible either for U.S. public opinion or the world public opinion.”Read More →

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - Hatice Cengiz - Jamal Khashoggi Fiancee - Donald Trump

“We may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi,” Trump said. “In any case, our relationship is with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They have been a great ally in our very important fight against Iran.”Read More →

Jamal Khashoggi - Saudi Arabia Headline Stories Today

“Putting our state defence firm at the disposal of a murderous despot would make the whole nation complicit in the human rights atrocities of the regime of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman,” said DA lawmaker Stevens Mokgalapa.Read More →

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) - Jamal Khashoggi - Saudi Arabia

In the recording Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb calls Khashoggi: “Traitor! You will be brought to account!” Another voice from Mustafa al-Madaini who posed as Khashoggi’s lookalike: “It is spooky to wear the clothes of a man whom we killed 20 minutes ago.”Read More →