Jamal Khashoggi

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

07 Aug 2020

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.

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

09 Mar 2020

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi court hands death penalty to 5

23 Dec 2019

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.

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

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.

Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms

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.

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

03 Oct 2019

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.

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

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.

For the first time, Saudi Arabia will issue tourist visas

27 Sep 2019

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.

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

26 Sep 2019

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".

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

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.

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

19 Jun 2019

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.

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

02 Apr 2019

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.

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

31 Mar 2019

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.

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

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.

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20bn investment agreements with Pakistan

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.

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

11 Feb 2019

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.

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

02 Jan 2019

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).

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

31 Dec 2018

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'

17 Dec 2018

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.

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

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.

Jamal Khashoggi among journalists named TIME Person of the Year

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.

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

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.

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

02 Dec 2018

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.

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

28 Nov 2018

#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.

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

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.

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

21 Nov 2018

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.

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

18 Nov 2018

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.

CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's assassination

17 Nov 2018

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.

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

14 Nov 2018

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.

British Foreign Minister in Saudi for talks on Khashoggi, Yemen

13 Nov 2018

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.

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

11 Nov 2018

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.

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

10 Nov 2018

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.

Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief

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".

WWE Crown Jewel: Preview, key matches and predictions

02 Nov 2018

WWE Crown Jewel: Preview, key matches and predictions

Today WWE will be hosting the much-talked-about pay-per-view Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia with several exciting matches lined up.

Saudi Arabia promised 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder: Jim Mattis

30 Oct 2018

Saudi Arabia promised 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder: Jim Mattis

Saudi Arabia has promised a "full" investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday following talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Bahrain.

Trump hints at Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in Khashoggi's murder

24 Oct 2018

Trump hints at Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in Khashoggi's murder

US President Donald Trump's latest statements on the murder of Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi are in sharp contradiction to his previous ones, as he has now hinted at crown prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement.

#KhashoggiKilling: In disappointing-speech, Erdogan goes soft on Saudi, tapes unmentioned

23 Oct 2018

#KhashoggiKilling: In disappointing-speech, Erdogan goes soft on Saudi, tapes unmentioned

Addressing his AK Party in Parliament on Tuesday, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated.

How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

23 Oct 2018

How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

The murder of Washington Post columnist and dissident Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spelled trouble for the Kingdom and crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).