Lawmakers move to sanction officials involved in killing of Jamal Khashoggi, but Senate and Trump can veto measures.
Hassa bint Salman, sister of Mohammed bin Salman who is known by his initials "MBS", is accused of ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman after he was seen taking a photo inside her home in September 2016.
Most of the international community seems to be welcoming MBS back into their club after publicly snubbing him at the previous G20 meet.
UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard said slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a "deliberate, premeditated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible."
The scathing report from the UN and the calls for the FBI to get involved in the Jamal Khashoggi murder investigation fell on deaf ears in the US. Why? Because money trumps morals.
The Senate voted to block US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President Donald Trump.
By holding Saudi Arabia responsible for the journalist’s death and questioning the crown prince’s liability, the UN has made it increasingly hard for the kingdom to do business.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the death of Mohamed Morsi are symbols of an age where ruling through force invites no accountability and in turn, is rewarded.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took to Twitter to express the country's support for UN expert Agnes Callamard's proposal of an international criminal investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
UN extrajudicial executions investigator, Agnes Callamard, will issue her report on the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday, a statement says.
The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day.
Politicians from both parties say they are trying to pass 22 separate joint resolutions to prevent the sales.
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