Jamal Khashoggi

Why sleepwalk into more sanctions?

Government threat against critics living abroad is seriously misguided and likely to harm its image even more

Saudi prince Salman's first Turkey visit since Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler will on Wednesday take another step out of his international isolation by paying his first visit to Turkey since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

Saudi court sentences 5 to death over Khashoggi murder

Five people have been sentenced to death over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but two top figures investigated over the killing have been exonerated, Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor says.

Khashoggi fallout: Saudi holidaymakers urged to shun Turkey

Diplomatic fallout over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder appears to be slowing the flow of high-rolling Saudis to Turkey, as calls grow within the oil-rich kingdom to boycott the holiday magnet.

Turkey arrests two suspected UAE spies

Turkey has arrested two men suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates and is probing if they are tied to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Khashoggi Murder / Zero doubt Saudi crown prince directed the killing

Two key US Republican senators said yesterday 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. CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a "small group" of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the

KSA seeks death for Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, his office said yesterday, as the kingdom tries to contain its biggest political crisis in a generation.

Khashoggi was strangled and 'cut into pieces'

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and then dismembered as part of a premeditated plan, Turkey's chief prosecutor said yesterday, making details of the murder public for the first time.

Son of Saudi journalist Khashoggi has left Saudi Arabia

The eldest son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi arrives in Washington with his family from Saudi Arabia, according to two sources close to the family, after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushes for his return.

October 21, 2018
October 21, 2018

KSA admits journo killed in a brawl

Saudi Arabia yesterday said that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate, its first admission of his death after two weeks of denials that have shaken Western relations with the kingdom.

October 14, 2018
October 14, 2018

Turkey says Khashoggi's murder was recorded on his Apple Watch

Turkey's investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has revealed recordings made on his Apple Watch purportedly indicate he was tortured and killed, a Turkish newspaper reports.

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia dismisses accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as "lies and baseless allegations", as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist's fate.

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

Of dissent and critique

Getting rid of a high-profile dissenter of any powerful government is almost invariably “surrounded by mysterious circumstances.” The reported murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Riyadh government, last week inside his own country's consulate in Istanbul is no exception.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

Saudi journalist and govt critic 'missing in Turkey'

A veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical of the government goes missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, the Washington Post reports.