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# saudi-arabia - Friday 28 December, 2018

Saudi king orders government reshuffle after fallout over Khashoggi murder

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'

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

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'

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'

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 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

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

“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

“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

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 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

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

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

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'

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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?

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

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

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

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

“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

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

# saudi-arabia - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'We want to apologise to all the Egyptian fans - we will be back again in 2022'

Mohamed Salah has apologised after his side departed the World Cup without a point from their three games.

# saudi-arabia - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving Arrests This post contains videos

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

# saudi-arabia - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From The42 Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup Last Sixteen

Suarez leads Uruguay to the knockout stages as Saudi Arabia exit World Cup

Uruguay made it two wins from two on Wednesday afternoon as Saudi Arabia become the second team to exit this year’s World Cup.