'Zero' doubt Saudi crown prince directed Khashoggi murder
Two key US Republican senators said Tuesday after a briefing by the CIA's director they have "zero" doubt Saudi Arabia's crown prince directed the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The explosive new declarations by members of President Donald Trump's party run counter to the White House narrative downplaying possible links between Crown Prince Mohammed…
Saudi prince was in constant touch with Khashoggi hit-squad boss
In the hours leading up to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing, Saudi Arabia's crown prince sent at least 11 messages to his closest advisor who was charged with overseeing the murder, the Wall Street Journal said Saturday quoting a CIA assessment. Mohammed bin Salman also told associates in August last year that if he failed…
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia move against oil price volatility
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, and his Saudi counterpart, Khalid Al-Falih, yesterday said the stability of oil price remained a priority ahead of next week’s meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). While the price of crude is currently at a record low in one year with the International…
Spain former king criticised for meeting Saudi crown prince
Former Spanish King Juan Carlos was under fire Monday after a photo emerged of him meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who has been tainted by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Khashoggi's daughters promise to keep his legacy alive
In a poignant farewell to their father published in The Washington Post, the daughters of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vowed that "his light would never fade" and that his legacy lived through them. Khashoggi, former Saudi royal insider who became a critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was murdered at the Saudi Arabian…
Turkey says Trump turning a 'blind eye' to Khashoggi murder
Turkey on Friday said US President Donald Trump intended to turn a "blind eye" to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder after he said it would not affect Washington's ties with Riyadh.
Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices
US President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia Wednesday for lower oil prices -- a day after pledging the US would remain a "steadfast partner" of the kingdom despite the murder of a dissident journalist.
US to give Saudis a pass even if Crown Prince behind murder
President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to stick by ally Saudi Arabia even while admitting that de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman...