Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi Current Affairs, GK & News

November 2: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Every year, the United Nations marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists on November 2. This year, the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Protect Journalists, Protect the Truth Background Between 2006 and 2019, more than 1,200 journalists have been killed. The recent assassination of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October ..




Khashoggi’s children deny settlement

The Saudi had announced the settlement to the killing of the journalist Khashoggi. He was killed in the Saudi consulate of Istanbul. The Saudi government said that it would offer monthly 5 figure payments and a luxury million dollar house for each of his 3 kids in London to compensate their father’s death His children ..


US bars entry to 16 Saudis over murder of Journalist Jamal Khasoggi

The US State Department has banned entry to 16 Saudi nationals over their alleged involvement in the murder of Jamal Khasoggi, a journalist, as the Donald Trump’s administration continues to face harsh criticism over its handling of the affair. Khashoggi was killed on 2nd October, 2018, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by a team ..


Khashoggi children receive compensation from Saudi Arabia

The children of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received million dollar houses in the UK. They have also been given 5 figure compensation. The journalist has 2 sons and 2 daughters. The payments are scheduled to be paid monthly and long term. All the relatives of the late journalist live in the US except for ..


Report claims that the team that killed Khashoggi received training in the US

The Washington Post reported that the Saudi team that killed Jamal Khashoggi received training in the US. Khashoggi was a former news contributor at the Washington Post. A bug placed in the consulate by the Turkish intelligence read that the plan was to kidnap Khashoggi and bring him to Saudi for interrogation. Khashoggi was killed ..