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# New Beginning
Saudi second-tier side announce signing of Ireland international Andy Keogh
The 33-year-old striker has joined Al-Qadsiah following his recent departure from A-League club Perth Glory.
# Road from Glory
Irish international striker Andy Keogh set for Saudi Arabia switch
Despite being the club’s leading goalscorer, the 33-year-old Dubliner has been frozen out by Perth Glory.
# Veto
US Senate fails to block sale of $8.1 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia
Trump issued a trio of veteos to attempt to push through the sale.
# Jamal Khashoggi
'Credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing - UN expert
The report calls on UN bodies to “demand” a follow-up criminal investigation.
Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights
The sad truth is that the enemies of the western powers look pretty good when compared to our close friends in Saudi, writes Diarmuid Pepper.
# Murder
Washington Post claims children of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are receiving 'blood money'
They are also receiving multi-million dollar homes from Saudi Arabia.
# personal information
Amazon investigator says Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos’s phone
Gavin de Becker was looking into the leaking of Bezos’s personal information.
# hamza bin laden
US offers $1 million reward for information about Osama Bin Laden's son
Hamza bin Laden is seen as a growing force in global extremism.
# Nuclear Weapons
US lawmakers probing whether Trump is selling sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia
The alleged move is apparently to please corporate supporters who stand to profit handsomely.
# Toronto
'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun had accused her family of physical and psychological abuse.
# Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun
Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada
Mohammed al-Qunun was already en route to Toronto today when Justin Trudeau made the announcement.
# Bangkok
UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her
The 18-year-old is fleeing from her family.
# Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun
Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN agency
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ran away from her family while travelling in Kuwait because they subjected her to physical and psychological abuse.
# Saudi Arabia
Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back
The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its
# Murder Trial
Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens
Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, was murdered in what Riyadh called a “rogue” operation.
Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
The move was widely denounced by rights groups including Amnesty International.
# Saudi Arabia
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.
# US Senate
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
'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.
# Washington D.C.
Street by Saudi US embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'
Journalist Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October.
# no hand act or part
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.
# Save the Children
'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.
# All about the money
'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.
# Khashoggi
Trump says US stands by Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder
He acknowledged the Saudi prince may have known of the murder.
# Saudi Arabia
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.
# mbs
CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing
The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.
# Jamal Khashoggi
Five Saudi officials face death penalty over Khashoggi murder
Jamal Khashoggi died after being drugged and then dismembered.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Khashoggi
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkey says
The revelations came only an hour after Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor left Istanbul.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
'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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Riyadh
'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
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# Jamal Khashoggi
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.
# state sponsored
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.