Jamal Khashoggi: News

19 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

On immunity to Saudi Crown Prince, US cites PM Modi

The United States (US) has cited Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi as an example while advancing immunity to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accused of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's assassination.

19 Oct 2022

Saudi Arabia

Anti-kingdom tweets: Saudi Arabia jails US citizen for 16 years

Saudi Arabia sentenced an elderly US citizen of Saudi origin to 16 years for his old tweets critical of the kingdom.

16 Jul 2022

Saudi Arabia

You're to blame for Khashoggi's murder: Biden tells Saudi prince

US President Joe Biden stated on Friday that he informed Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) that he held him accountable for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, briefly after sharing greetings with the kingdom's de-facto ruler.

27 Feb 2021

Saudi Arabia

Saudi prince MbS approved operation to capture, kill Khashoggi: US

The United States on Friday, for the first time, publicly accused Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) of ordering the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote for The Washington Post, in 2018.

07 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

MbS tried killing me in Canada, alleges ex-Saudi intel officer

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, already facing scrutiny for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, has been now accused of another serious crime by a former intelligence officer, Saad Aljabri.

09 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia

Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested

In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.

23 Jan 2020


After hacking report, Bezos tweets image from Jamal Khashoggi's memorial

The phone of the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, was allegedly hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, an explosive report in The Guardian claimed yesterday.

22 Jan 2020


Apparently, Saudi Crown Prince hacked Jeff Bezos's phone via WhatsApp

Last year, Gavin de Becker, a security specialist known for assisting the CIA and FBI, claimed that the Saudi government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

23 Dec 2019

Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court hands death penalty to 5

Over a year after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death in connection with the incident.

12 Nov 2019


Uber CEO calls Jamal Khashoggi's murder "mistake", apologizes after outrage

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered last year, inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. His murder, allegedly ordered by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sparked outrage and showed dissenting voices are shut.

05 Oct 2019


Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.

03 Oct 2019

Saudi Arabia

At Jamal Khashoggi's memorial, Jeff Bezos hugs his fiancée

A year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi was inhumanely murdered inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. On Wednesday, activists and his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz gathered outside the embassy to remember him.

02 Oct 2019


Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report

Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.

27 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

For the most part of its existence, Saudi Arabia has been off-limits for the tourists, but it's going to change soon.

26 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's murder happened 'under my watch': Saudi's crown prince

Mohammed bin Salman (popularly known as MbS), who is the de-facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, has said he is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as it happened "under his watch".

20 Sep 2019


Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

19 Jun 2019

Donald Trump

Report claims Saudi Prince knew about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident journalist of Saudi Arabia, in October last year, garnered global attention.

02 Apr 2019

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's children given houses, receive monthly payments from kingdom: Report

The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by the kingdom's authorities, The Washington Post reported yesterday.

31 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data

In a shocking revelation, a top-level security specialist has alleged that the Saudi Arabian government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.

05 Mar 2019


Saudi authorities strip US-Saudi doctor, torture him with electric shocks

In a hair-raising news, a US-Saudi doctor was tortured in Riyadh using electric shocks.

18 Feb 2019


Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed a clutch of investment deals with Pakistan worth $20bn.

11 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is: Foreign Affairs official

Riyadh doesn't know the location of dissident Jamal Khashoggi's body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official in the kingdom said in an interview with CBS that was broadcasted yesterday.

02 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

Netflix pulls down 'Patriot Act' episode criticizing MbS, draws ire

American streaming giant Netflix has pulled down an episode of Patriot Act, hosted by stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj, for viewers in Saudi Arabia as it criticized crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).

31 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Turkish TV airs footage showing men carrying 'Khashoggi's body parts'

A Turkish television station has broadcast CCTV footage showing men carrying cases and bags, which it says contained slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body parts.

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'

Saudi Arabia today slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.

15 Dec 2018


#KhashoggiMurder: 'I know how to cut', Khashoggi killer heard saying

On Friday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that one of the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying, "I know how to cut," in the audio tape of the killing sent by Turkey to the US and other countries.

11 Dec 2018


Jamal Khashoggi among journalists named TIME Person of the Year

TIME magazine has finally released its much-awaited Person of the Year 2018, and a handful of journalists whose work landed them in jail or cost them their lives have been awarded the coveted title collectively.

10 Dec 2018


'I can't breathe' were Jamal Khashoggi's final words, says report

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN has said, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder.

02 Dec 2018

Donald Trump

Yemen on brink of 'major catastrophe': UN aid chief Lowcock

UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned yesterday that Yemen was "on the brink of a major catastrophe," as the world body pushes for peace talks in the impoverished and war-wracked country.

28 Nov 2018

South Korea

#G20Summit: Trump to meet leaders of China, India, Japan, Russia

US President Donald Trump will hold over half a dozen bilateral meetings on the sidelines of this week's G20 Summit in Argentina, including with Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping, apart from leaders of India and Turkey, the White House said yesterday.

23 Nov 2018


Trump intends to turn blind eye to Khashoggi's murder: Turkey

Turkey said US President Donald Trump intended to turn a "blind eye" to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder after he said Washington's ties with Riyadh wouldn't be affected by the incident.

22 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Khashoggi-probe: Crown Prince a red line, says Saudi Foreign Minister

Calls for Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to be held accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are a "red line", Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir, has said.

21 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Khashoggi murder row: Trump supports 'steadfast partner' Saudi Arabia

President of United States Donald Trump maintained that Saudi Arabia was a great ally and that there was no 'definitive proof' that Mohammad bin Salman was involved in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

18 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

There'll be full report on Khashoggi's murder by Tuesday: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he had spoken with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief on the agency's assessment of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and that there will be a "very full report" by Tuesday.

17 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's assassination

In the latest development to the Jamal Khashoggi murder case, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, ordered the assassination.

14 Nov 2018

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi murder tapes don't implicate Crown Prince, says John Bolton

Audio linked to Jamal Khashoggi's murder inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate does not implicate Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said yesterday, citing others who've heard the tapes.

13 Nov 2018

Saudi Arabia

British Foreign Minister in Saudi for talks on Khashoggi, Yemen

British Foreign Minister, Jeremy Hunt, held talks yesterday with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Riyadh-based media said, during a visit to press the kingdom over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder and the escalating Yemen war.

11 Nov 2018

Saudi Arabia

US welcomes Saudi's 'decision' to independently refuel planes in Yemen-war

The US has welcomed Saudi Arabia's "decision" to cease taking American support and instead use its own military capabilities for refueling aircraft from the Riyadh-led coalition engaged in the Yemen War.

10 Nov 2018

Emmanuel Macron

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

In the latest development in Jamal Khashoggi murder case, a Turkish newspaper, on Saturday, reported that the journalist's body had been chopped into pieces, dissolved in acid, and the remains poured down a drain.

03 Nov 2018


Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief

On "The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists", marked annually on November 2, the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said the killing of journalists around the world for doing their job is "outrageous" and should not become the "new normal".