US President Donald Trump's support of Israel’s claims over disputed Golan Heights comes at a time when Netanyahu’s credibility has taken a massive slide just weeks before elections.
The New York Times is reporting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman authorised operations to silence dissent by what US authorities are calling the 'Rapid Intervention Group,' well before the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
The international police organisation, on Turkey's request, issued a red notice for 20 Saudi suspects over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkey's justice ministry says.
Jailed activists Nouf Abdulaziz, Loujain al Hathloul and Eman al Nafjan bag Freedom to Write Award, PEN America announces.
Saudi human rights chief Bandar bin Mohammed al Aiban told the UN Human Rights Council that there had been three hearings over the "heinous crime" and "unfortunate accident" at its Istanbul consulate without giving details.
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.
Senators at Abizaid's confirmation hearing including Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats condemned the kingdom's conduct in the civil war in Yemen, heavy-handed diplomacy and rights abuses.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has demanded access from China to verify reports about abuses against Uighur Muslims. She also demanded the release of Saudi women activists.
The Guardian reported that King Salman was angered by recent moves his son and heir-apparent made against him. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been in the spotlight over the war in Yemen and murder last year of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
State and Treasury Department officials brief the Senate Foreign Relations Committee behind closed doors following which US lawmakers say they have learned nothing new.
The Washington Post's has announced a fellowship in honour of its former columnist Jamal Khashoggi. As Saudi officials struggle to move past the Khashoggi killing, the fellowship could be another nuisance for Riyadh.
The appointment of the first female Saudi ambassador to the US is overshadowed by the fact that the kingdom continues to detain female activists fighting for women’s rights in the absolute monarchy.
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