President Joe Biden says the US will make an announcement on Saudi Arabia, following an intelligence report that found the crown prince had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Director of National Intelligence has declassified the report that says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved action against Jamal Khashoggi as the Biden administration is trying to rewrite the balance of its ties with the kingdom.
US President Biden reaffirms commitment to Saudi defence but pushes for human rights in talks by phone with Saudi King Salman, White House says.
US military says it has already tested unloading and shipping cargo overland from the country's port at Yanbu, a crucial terminal for oil pipelines in the kingdom.
The rejection from the global superstar is a public relations disaster for the Kingdom which is trying to find its feet as it diversifies its economy.
Encouraging celebrities to speak up, the push-back campaign is a countermeasure against Saudi Arabia’s efforts to use influential people to whitewash its human rights violations.
Rights watchdog accuses G20 of "bolstering" Riyadh's efforts to portray the Arab country as "reforming" despite its "unrelenting assault on freedoms."
Riyadh has prosecuted eight unnamed men for the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi but the UN official charged with overseeing the case said the verdict lacked “moral legitimacy”.
The legal team of former President Mohammed Morsi’s family is looking to charge senior members of the Egyptian regime, which ousted the country’s first-democratically elected president in a military coup.
Access to TRT Arabi and Anadolu Agency was blocked by Saudi authorities without any real explanation.
Five people were sentenced to die, another three were given life sentences, and three more were free without conviction, but anger persists over Saudi refusal to hold to account those who ordered journalist’s brutal murder.
Five people were sentenced to death and three more to jail terms totalling 24 years in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A top aide to the Saudi crown prince under investigation was not charged.
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