Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Saudi Arabia face backlash online under the #boycottuber hashtag after CEO calls the Khashoggi murder, a “mistake”.
Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, took a u-turn after drawing criticism for comparing the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi to the company's fatal driverless car accident in March 2018.
From exiled opponents of Stalinist rule, such as Trotsky, to Arab scholars fleeing dictatorial regimes, Istanbul has served as a sanctuary for dissident intellectuals.
Prominent experts argue that under Crown Prince's command Riyadh has made “disastrous mistakes” that weaken the kingdom in a volatile region where Iran’s stature is on the rise.
In an attempt to threaten Turkey over its limited cross-border operation in Syria, many European countries discontinued selling arms to Ankara, while they continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia to fuel its full-scale war in Yemen.
Despite the strong enmity between the Qatari owners of Al Jazeera and the Saudi owners of Al Arabiya, their English coverage took a largely similar tone, and both failed to present Turkish ground realities in an accurate or fair manner.
Hatice Cengiz, Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman and others discussed the brazen killing of Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on the second day of TRT World Forum 2019.
This year’s two-day event will focus on "Globalisation in Retreat: Risks and Opportunities" with panel sessions and talks by politicians and topic leaders from around the world.
Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin and his host, Saudi King Salman, pen a string of multi-million-dollar investment contracts targeting the aerospace, culture, health, advanced technology, and agriculture sectors.
Kingdom, which says it will allow this without customers having to prove they are related, launched new tourist visa scheme to attract holidaymakers.
The journalist’s death a year later reminds us of other voices Saudi Arabia has tried to silence.
Last month's attack on Aramco oil facilities sparked concerns about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ability to defend and lead the world’s largest oil exporter.
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