Jamal Khashoggi

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Trump: 'Rogue Killers' Might Have Murdered Journalist

President sends secretary of state to Saudi Arabia in regard to Jamal Khashoggi

(Newser) - Nearly two weeks after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , Saudi Arabia is making moves to clear its name: It will allow a joint inspection of its Turkish embassy Monday afternoon, and King Salman is personally denying his kingdom had anything to do with how the journalist vanished. "Just... More »

As Global Pressure Intensifies, Saudis Make a Concession

Agree to joint inspection of consulate with Turkey after Jamal Khashoggi disappeared

(Newser) - With international pressure on Saudi Arabia seeming to intensify by the day, the Saudis have agreed to a joint inspection of their consulate in Istanbul with Turkish officials. The inspection will take place Monday, almost two weeks after journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after entering the facility, reports the AP . The... More »

Saudi Stocks Reel After Trump Threatens 'Severe Punishment'

President says 'we're going to get to the bottom of" Jamal Khashoggi disappearance

(Newser) - President Trump went after Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an interview airing Sunday, telling 60 Minutes that "we're going to get to the bottom of it, and there will be severe punishment" if US officials find that Riyadh ordered Khashoggi's murder. "... More »

Report: Apple Watch Captured Missing Journalist's Murder

Turkish newspaper says audio was recovered from Jamal Khashoggi's synced iPhone

(Newser) - Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim was published by the Sabah newspaper, through which... More »

Uber CEO to Saudi Arabia: I'm Not Going to Your Conference

Dara Khosrowshahi says he won't attend after disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(Newser) - "Davos in the Desert" just found out it will be short at least one more speaker. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he's canceling plans to go to Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , who was last seen entering... More »

Turkey: Graphic Recordings Prove Journalist Was Murdered

'You can hear how he was interrogated, tortured, and then murdered'

(Newser) - Turkish officials say they have audio and video evidence proving that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and murdered inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate. The officials, speaking under condition of anonymity, tell the Washington Post that the audio evidence is extremely graphic. "The voice recording from inside the embassy... More »

Report: US Heard of Plan to Lure Missing Journalist

As Trump says halting arms sales to Saudi Arabia 'would be hurting us'

(Newser) - A new twist in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi : American officials knew months ago that Saudi Arabia was plotting against the journalist, sources tell the Washington Post . The sources say US intelligence intercepts discovered a plan to lure Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi monarchy, back to the kingdom from... More »

Missing Journalist Wore an Apple Watch, Perhaps Crucially

Investigators reportedly trying to see if they can glean anything from phone connected to it

(Newser) - As Turkey airs its suspicions that Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered and dismembered inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate by a team of 15 Saudi agents, Reuters digs into the situation. One major line of investigation it reports is being chased down: Khashoggi's black Apple Watch.... More »

Official: Saudi Journalist's Killing Was 'Like Pulp Fiction'

Images of 15-man 'assassination squad' surface

(Newser) - A growing amount of evidence points toward Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi having been brutally murdered and dismembered inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate, officials say. A senior official tells the New York Times that a team of 15 Saudi agents arrived on charter planes the day Khashoggi vanished, including... More »

An Extraordinary Move in Search for Missing Journalist

Turkey will go inside the Saudi Consulate to look for Jamal Khashoggi

(Newser) - Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as it investigates why journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished there a week ago, an extraordinary probe of a diplomatic post amid Turkish officials' fears the writer had been killed inside the building. That Saudi Arabia would allow foreigners to enter... More »

What Happened to Jamal Khashoggi?

We need answers on journalist's disappearance, and possible murder, in Turkey: editorial

(Newser) - Is Jamal Khashoggi alive or dead? It's time the US got involved to determine the truth about the missing Saudi Arabian journalist, declares an editorial in the Washington Post . Khashoggi, who contributes to the Post, hasn't been seen since Tuesday, when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.... More »

Missing WaPo Journalist 'Killed in a Barbaric Way:' Friend

Turkish officials conclude that Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate

(Newser) - Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey by a 15-member team dispatched by Riyadh specifically to murder him, two Turkish officials tell the Washington Post . "It was a preplanned murder," one says. A third backs up that account. "The initial assessment... More »

Washington Post Column Is Blank for a Reason

It's the space supposed to be filled by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(Newser) - The Washington Post has printed one of the most unusual op-ed pieces in its history. It consists of a byline—that of Jamal Khashoggi—and then is followed by blank space. In both its print and online versions, the space where Khashoggi's column should be has been left deliberately... More »

Saudis Insist Missing Post Contributor Left Consulate

Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after visiting Saudi consulate in Istanbul

(Newser) - Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul insisted Thursday that a missing Saudi contributor to The Washington Post left its building before disappearing, the AP reports, directly contradicting Turkish officials who say they believe the writer is still inside. The comments further deepen the mystery surrounding what happened to Jamal Khashoggi,... More »

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