Australia, Canada and New Zealand join all 28 EU members at the UN asking Riyadh to release 10 activists and cooperate with a UN-led probe into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Berlin is “losing its commercial credibility” over its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the move is affecting Europe’s “defence industry and ability to fulfill NATO requirements.”
A UN rapporteur probing the murder in Turkey of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said the killing was planned and carried out by Saudi officials.
Saudi Arabia’s efforts to restore its image in light of the Khashoggi killing has been dealt a blow after the UN decided to appoint an expert to investigate the murder of the Washington Post journalist.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared and was killed and dismembered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. A new book and video allege new details how the Riyadh critic was killed and his body then disposed of.
King Salman appoints Ibrahim al Assaf in a cabinet reshuffle replacing Adel al Jubeir who played a key role in leading Riyadh’s response to writer Jamal Khashoggi's killing at its Istanbul consulate.
Time magazine names journalists, including slain writer Jamal Khashoggi and a pair of Reuters journalists imprisoned by Myanmar, as its "Person of the Year," in a cover story headlined "The Guardians and the War on Truth."
Prayer were held for slain journalist in Istanbul, a day after a Saudi prosecutor admitted the writer's body was dismembered by Saudi agents in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate. Similar prayers were held in the cities of Mecca and Medina.
Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor has charged 11 people in the case of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and is seeking the death penalty for five. Turkey says it is not satisfied.
US President Donald Trump says he's not satisfied with Saudi Arabia's response to Jamal Khashoggi's killing but warns against halting massive US arms deal with Riyadh, saying it would "hurt" American jobs.
Denying the accusations for weeks, Saudi Arabia finally admits the journalist was killed inside its Istanbul consulate. The reaction on social media has been caustic.
Earlier, Turkish newspaper Sabah reported the missing Saudi journalist recorded the consulate episode on his smartwatch and the "interrogation, torture and possible killing was recorded and automatically sent to both his iPhone and cloud account."
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