Trump Stops CIA From Briefing Senate on Khashoggi Murder

President Donald Trump will prevent CIA Director Gina Haspel or any other United States intelligence officer from speaking to the U.S. Senate concerning the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, an exiled Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist. read more

Turkey Blasts Trump, Says Khashoggi Statement Is ‘Comic’

Turkey on Wednesday heavily criticized President Donald Trump’s statement about slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying it  was “comic.” Our NATO partner also accused the United States of “turning a blind eye” to the murder of the Saudi journalist who was a writer for the Washington Post. read more

The CIA Believes Saudi Crown Prince Had Khashoggi Killed

The Washington Post has reported that the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) ordered members of the Saudi intelligence agency to murder Post writer Jamal Khashoggi. They say that the killing of Khashoggi was planned in advance and took place in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month. read more

Saudi Arabia Will Seek Death Penalty for Accused Khashoggi Killers

Saudi Arabia will seek the death penalty for the killers of government critic Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, a Saudi prosecutor said Thursday.

Eleven people have been charged in Khashoggi’s murder out of 21 people held in the case. Khashoggi, a fierce critic of the Saudi royal family, was strangled to death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 and his body dismembered, the Saudi chief prosecutor said. read more

Turkey To Reveal Details Of Probe Into Khashoggi’s Killing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday that he will reveal to the public details of his country’s investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The announcement by Erdogan will increase even further the pressure on Saudi Arabia to come clean about what happened on October 2nd after Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. read more

Human Rights Groups Demand That the U.N. Investigate Khashoggi’s Killing

Amnesty International and several other leading global human rights organizations are calling for the United Nations to investigate the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

In addition to Amnesty International, the groups include the Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Watch and Reporters Without Borders. They have joined together to ask Turkey to pressure the U.N. to open up a formal investigation into Khashoggi’s death. read more

Khashoggi’s Enraged Editor Slams Saudis in Epic Tweet Storm

Washington Post Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah was totally and righteously enraged after she read the bogus claims from the Saudi Arabian government that the assassination of her writer Jamal Khashoggi was nothing more than an accident from a “fistfight.” read more

Biden Slams Trump for Handling of Khashoggi Disappearance

Former vice president Joe Biden said Thursday that President Donald Trump “seems to have a love affair with autocrats,” criticizing his cozy relationship with the leaders of Saudi Arabia after the disappearance (and presumed killing) of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. read more

Corker Say Trump Has ‘Clamped Down’ on Sharing Saudi Intel With Congress

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said Wednesday that the Trump administration is severely restricting access to information about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told The Washington Post that the administration had “clamped down” on sharing intelligence Khashoggi. read more

Audio Recording: Khashoggi Was Tortured Seven Minutes With Bone Saw

Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and dismembered over seven minutes while he was still alive, according to a Turkish source who heard an audio recording of the murder. The report from the source was reported by the Middle East Eye. read more

Saudi Arabia Vows to Retaliate As Its Stock Market Plunges

Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will respond in kind to threats against it after President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi response came after the Tadawul stock exchange in Riyadh dropped by 7 percent during the week’s first day of trading, with 182 of its 186 listed stocks showing losses. read more