Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention' against dissidents
More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
Democrats warn Trump may rush nuclear transfer to Saudis
US lawmakers said Tuesday they were probing whether President Donald Trump is rushing to sell sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia to please...
Saudi crown prince told aide he would use 'a bullet' on Khashoggi
Saudi Arabia's crown prince told a senior aide he would go after Jamal Khashoggi "with a bullet" a year before the dissident journalist was killed inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, the New York Times reported Thursday quoting US intelligence.
Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan pullouts
The US Senate approved by a large majority Monday an amendment critical of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan
Activists wary of Saudi Davos welcome after Khashoggi murder
Activists are criticising the World Economic Forum for allowing a large Saudi presence in Davos this week without devoting time to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi presence "is deeply distressing", Amnesty International chief Kumi Naidoo told AFP on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the global elite in the Swiss Alps.…
Pompeo to press Saudi prince to hold Khashoggi killers 'accountable'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday arrived in Riyadh, where he is set to ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held accountable.
Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi's killers 'accountable': Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he will ask Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are held accountable for their crime.
2018: A dark year for press freedom
The year was marked by high-profile murder, including the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was allegedly killed by Saudi agents in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul in October. In fact, no fewer than 78 journalists were killed in 2018, according to the International Press Institute’s (IPI) Death Watch. Globally, press freedom…
Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens
Saudi Arabia's attorney general sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial opened in Riyadh on Thursday.