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In last words, Jamal Khashoggi asked killers not to suffocate him

In his final words, slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth because he suffered from asthma and could suffocate, according to Turkey’s Sabah newspaper.


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:33 p.m.

Senate panel advances bill to punish Saudi Arabia

A Senate panel has advanced legislation that would suspend arms transfers to Saudi Arabia and impose sanctions on members of the royal family.


Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.


Saudi envoy blasts UN expert’s report on Khashoggi killing

A top Saudi diplomat lashed out Tuesday at an independent U.N. expert’s searing report alleging that Saudi Arabia was responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying it …


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

‘Joints will be separated’: Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, retold

Independent UN probe cites “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi.


Trump former inaugural committee chair defends Saudi Arabia

The man who led President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee said America is in no moral position to criticize Saudi Arabia over the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.


UN expert: Saudi Arabia undermined Khashoggi probe

A U.N. human rights expert said Thursday that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey’s efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which she described as a “brutal and premeditated killing” …


Four journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year

Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for what it said was standing up for the truth in the face …


Noha Khashoggi and Razan Jamal Khashoggi: We are Jamal Khashoggi’s daughters. We promise his light will never fade.

Jamal Khashoggi was a complex man, but to us, his daughters, he was simply “Dad.” Our family has always been proud of his work, and we understood the awe and …


Saudi royal says crown prince is here to stay

A prominent Saudi royal said Saturday that whether or not heads of state gathered in Argentina next week for the Group of 20 summit warmly engage with Crown Prince Mohammed …


Eugene Robinson: Trump is not a champion of human rights, he is a clueless clown

When Riyadh, Pyongyang, Tehran and Moscow look at Washington and they don’t see a champion of freedom and human rights. They see a preening, clueless clown.


Official: U.S. intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said Friday. The Saudi government has denied the …


Saudis call for Amazon boycott over anger at Washington Post

Saudis who are angry at the Washington Post’s coverage of the kingdom in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder are calling for a boycott of Amazon.com Inc. because of its …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5:52 p.m.

EWU ranks among nation’s top universities for accepting Saudi-funded tuition

The first time Hashim Akeel saw Cheney, he was struck by how small it was. It was 2015 and Akeel, from Saudi Arabia, drove over from the west side to …


Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Saudi Arabia still has many questions to answer about Khashoggi’s killing

The story is all too familiar: Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and a family man, entered Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 for marriage formalities. No one – …


Turkey seeks extradition of suspects in Khashoggi killing

Turkey on Friday intensified its demands for Saudi Arabia to extradite 18 suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a call that is likely to be met with resistance …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:18 p.m.

Saudi Arabia again changes its story on Khashoggi killing

Signaling a major pivot in its narrative, Saudi Arabia on Thursday said evidence shows that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated, an apparent effort to ease international outrage …


CIA director listens to audio of journalist’s alleged murder

CIA Director Gina Haspel listened to audio purportedly capturing the interrogation and killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, giving a key member of President Trump’s Cabinet access to the evidence used …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

U.S. to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is revoking the visas of some Saudi officials implicated in the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi.


Marc A. Thiessen: How not to modernize Saudi Arabia

If, as appears increasingly likely, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, then he has joined Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un among the …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 1:33 p.m.

Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday, reflecting …


Jamal Khashoggi spent the last years of his life looking over his shoulder

Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder at the hands of his native Saudi Arabia has caused an international outcry that threatens to undermine the kingdom’s powerful young leader, knew he was a …


Max Boot: U.S. doesn’t need to live with MBS

The United States can afford to hold Mohammed bin Salman accountable. He is one S.O.B. we don’t have to live with.


Saudis admit Khashoggi’s death; say they have dismissed senior official

Saudi Arabia on Friday officially acknowledged the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying that he died in an altercation inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and that 18 people had …


Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying

Turkish officials claim to 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 …


David Ignatius: Jamal Khashoggi chose to tell the truth. It’s part of the reason he’s beloved.

George Orwell titled a regular column he wrote for a British newspaper in the mid-1940s “As I Please.” Meaning that he would write exactly what he believed. My Saudi colleague …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

Turkish president calls Khashoggi’s disappearance ‘very, very upsetting’

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that he was closely following the investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling it “very, very upsetting,” but stopped short of …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:43 p.m.

Washington Post, citing Turkish officials, say Saudi writer killed

Turkish investigators believe a prominent Saudi journalist who contributed to the Washington Post was killed in “a preplanned murder” at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, the Post reported Saturday night, …