Jamal Khashoggi


Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (Arabic: جمال خاشقجي‎‎) (born 1958) was a Saudi Arabian Islamist activist, dissident, author, columnist for the Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by agents of the Saudi government. He also served as editor for the Saudi Arabian newspaper Al Watan, turning it into a platform for Saudi Arabian progressives.