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# saudi-arabia - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back

Jan 6th 2019, 6:31 PM 23,736 Views 35 Comments

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

Jan 3rd 2019, 2:42 PM 9,355 Views 0 Comments

Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, was murdered in what Riyadh called a “rogue” operation.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
# PATRIOT Act
# PATRIOT Act

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:20 PM 19,169 Views 19 Comments

The move was widely denounced by rights groups including Amnesty International.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 28 December, 2018

Saudi king orders government reshuffle after fallout over Khashoggi murder
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi king orders government reshuffle after fallout over Khashoggi murder

Dec 28th 2018, 9:33 AM 10,343 Views 7 Comments

The surprise shake-up saw the appointment of new ministers of the powerful National Guard, information and education, as well as the head of a new space agency.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 17 December, 2018

Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference'
# US Senate
# US Senate

Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference'

Dec 17th 2018, 7:07 AM 11,716 Views 10 Comments

The US Senate separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'There's not a smoking gun but a smoking saw': US senators oppose Trump on Saudi journalist's murder
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

'There's not a smoking gun but a smoking saw': US senators oppose Trump on Saudi journalist's murder

Dec 5th 2018, 7:54 AM 13,819 Views 17 Comments

The CIA’s director briefed a small group of senators about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi yesterday.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'
# Washington D.C.
# Washington D.C.

Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

Dec 1st 2018, 11:46 AM 10,096 Views 37 Comments

Journalist Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 22 November, 2018

As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line'
# No Hand Act Or Part
# No Hand Act Or Part

As leaked CIA reports on Khashoggi point to Crown Prince, Saudi warns he's 'a red line'

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:02 AM 25,012 Views 74 Comments

Despite leaked CIA analysis pointing towards Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Donald Trump has repeatedly stood by the US ally.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'Some are too frail to cry': Up to 85,000 children under five have died since start of 2015 Yemen war
# Save The Children
# Save The Children

'Some are too frail to cry': Up to 85,000 children under five have died since start of 2015 Yemen war

Nov 21st 2018, 5:22 PM 7,913 Views 16 Comments

The estimate by the group Save the Children was based on data compiled by the United Nations.

'We’re not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars' - Trump cites oil prices and sticks by Saudi Arabia
# All About The Money
# All About The Money

'We’re not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars' - Trump cites oil prices and sticks by Saudi Arabia

Nov 21st 2018, 7:18 AM 23,378 Views 75 Comments

The US President acknowledged that Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Trump says US stands by Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder
# Khashoggi
# Khashoggi

Trump says US stands by Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder

Nov 20th 2018, 8:29 PM 10,825 Views 67 Comments

He acknowledged the Saudi prince may have known of the murder.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Donald Trump does not want to listen to 'very violent, very vicious' Khashoggi killing tape
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump does not want to listen to 'very violent, very vicious' Khashoggi killing tape

Nov 18th 2018, 3:19 PM 31,731 Views 44 Comments

Trump says there is “no reason” for him to listen to it.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 17 November, 2018

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing
# Mbs
# Mbs

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing

Nov 17th 2018, 8:34 AM 34,135 Views 51 Comments

The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Five Saudi officials face death penalty over Khashoggi murder
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Five Saudi officials face death penalty over Khashoggi murder

Nov 15th 2018, 11:54 AM 19,665 Views 39 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi died after being drugged and then dismembered.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey says it shared recordings of Khashoggi killing with Saudi Arabia, Britain and US

Nov 10th 2018, 3:01 PM 12,307 Views 19 Comments

President Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to “act fairly” and disclose those responsible for the 2 October.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Dublin City University 'reviewing relationship' with Saudi university
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Dublin City University 'reviewing relationship' with Saudi university

Nov 4th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,249 Views 36 Comments

“Dublin City University is monitoring current developments related to Saudi Arabia and is reviewing its relationships in that context,” a DCU spokesperson confirmed this week.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 2 November, 2018

Khashoggi's body was 'dissolved' after he was murdered says Turkish officials
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's body was 'dissolved' after he was murdered says Turkish officials

Updated Nov 2nd 2018, 8:03 PM 44,790 Views 50 Comments

“Khashoggi’s body was not in need of burying,” the official told the Washington Post on the condition of anonymity.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says
# Khashoggi
# Khashoggi

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says

Updated Oct 31st 2018, 8:42 PM 41,012 Views 63 Comments

The revelations came only an hour after Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor left Istanbul.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Saudis vow 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder, US defence secretary says
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis vow 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder, US defence secretary says

Oct 28th 2018, 1:39 PM 7,012 Views 21 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi was murdered after entering his country’s Istanbul consulate on 2 October.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'Must concern us all greatly': Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis on murder of Saudi journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

'Must concern us all greatly': Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis on murder of Saudi journalist

Oct 27th 2018, 8:37 AM 6,303 Views 13 Comments

Mattis told a security conference that the US “does not tolerate this kind of ruthless action.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Saudi crown prince denounces 'repulsive' Khashoggi murder, without addressing cover-up accusations
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi crown prince denounces 'repulsive' Khashoggi murder, without addressing cover-up accusations

Oct 25th 2018, 7:46 AM 15,251 Views 32 Comments

Saudi leaders have denied involvement in Khashoggi’s murder, pushing responsibility down the chain of command.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

'It could be him': Trump points finger at Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder
# Riyadh
# Riyadh

'It could be him': Trump points finger at Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi murder

Oct 24th 2018, 7:16 AM 16,658 Views 34 Comments

Mohammed bin Salman is to address an international summit this afternoon, in his first major speech since Khashoggi’s killing.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Turkish President says Khashoggi killing planned 'days in advance'
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Turkish President says Khashoggi killing planned 'days in advance'

Oct 23rd 2018, 11:00 AM 17,882 Views 33 Comments

Erdogan has said the murder was premeditated and those behind it must be held to account.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 22 October, 2018

Saudi official wore murdered journalist's clothes outside Turkish consulate in bid to mislead investigators
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi official wore murdered journalist's clothes outside Turkish consulate in bid to mislead investigators

Oct 22nd 2018, 9:11 PM 30,214 Views 49 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi was killed on 2 October after stepping inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Saudi Arabia says it doesn't know the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi's body
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia says it doesn't know the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi's body

Oct 22nd 2018, 7:25 AM 16,904 Views 36 Comments

Riyadh has said it did not know the whereabouts of his body.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Donald Trump accuses Saudi Arabia of 'deception and lies' over Khashoggi killing
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Donald Trump accuses Saudi Arabia of 'deception and lies' over Khashoggi killing

Updated Oct 21st 2018, 4:07 PM 40,474 Views 81 Comments

EU, Germany, France, Britain, Australia, Canada and the UN have all called for greater clarity from Saudi Arabia.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Trump says Saudi explanation of death of journalist Khashoggi is credible
# State Sponsored
# State Sponsored

Trump says Saudi explanation of death of journalist Khashoggi is credible

Oct 20th 2018, 7:49 AM 21,968 Views 67 Comments

The Saudis have said Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight at its Istanbul consulate.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 19 October, 2018

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in 'fistfight' in Turkish consulate

Oct 19th 2018, 11:57 PM 33,736 Views 63 Comments

Pro-government Turkish media have repeatedly claimed that Khashoggi was tortured and decapitated by a Saudi hit squad.

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far
# Explainer
# Explainer

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far

Oct 19th 2018, 3:28 PM 18,244 Views 36 Comments

These are the key facts in an episode that is threatening relations between Saudi Arabia and the West.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 18 October, 2018

US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

US gives Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' in journalist probe as Treasury Secretary withdraws from summit

Oct 18th 2018, 5:00 PM 10,215 Views 34 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Donald Trump after returning from the Middle East to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance.

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Washington Post: Saudi government 'owes Khashoggi family and the world an explanation'
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Washington Post: Saudi government 'owes Khashoggi family and the world an explanation'

Updated Oct 16th 2018, 9:10 PM 26,569 Views 49 Comments

A Turkish forensics team has searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance

Oct 16th 2018, 11:25 AM 18,045 Views 52 Comments

Turkish police yesterday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since Jamal Khashogg went missing.

# saudi-arabia - Monday 15 October, 2018

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
# Humanitarian Disaster
# Humanitarian Disaster

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Oct 15th 2018, 1:21 PM 14,255 Views 30 Comments

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

Turkish officials given permission to enter Saudi consulate to investigate journalist's disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish officials given permission to enter Saudi consulate to investigate journalist's disappearance

Oct 15th 2018, 11:46 AM 10,778 Views 18 Comments

A search of the building where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen will take place on Monday evening.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Saudi stocks plunge after Donald Trump threatens 'severe punishment' over journalist's disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi stocks plunge after Donald Trump threatens 'severe punishment' over journalist's disappearance

Oct 14th 2018, 11:06 AM 19,169 Views 40 Comments

A Turkish newspaper has reported that officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

# saudi-arabia - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Updated Oct 13th 2018, 3:20 PM 17,551 Views 34 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

# saudi-arabia - Friday 12 October, 2018

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

Oct 12th 2018, 8:44 PM 8,590 Views 26 Comments

US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

CCTV released in case of missing US-based Saudi journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

CCTV released in case of missing US-based Saudi journalist

Oct 10th 2018, 1:11 PM 13,169 Views 36 Comments

US government sources believe he was killed, but Saudi Arabia says the claims are “baseless”.

# saudi-arabia - Thursday 16 August, 2018

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy
# Broadcast Rights
From The42
# Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

Aug 16th 2018, 1:09 PM 10,428 Views 6 Comments

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies
# Sudden Dispute
# Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Aug 7th 2018, 8:55 AM 21,590 Views 31 Comments

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.