Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

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 ..

US approves nuclear power work for Saudi

US has approved 6 secret authorizations to companies to sell nuclear technology to SAudi Arabia. Saudi is planning to build at least 2 nuclear plants using the technology transfered. However, concerns rose in Congress as the US based journalist Khashoggi was killed in Saudi consulate in Istanbul. After the deal, the crown prince Mohammed bin ..

Saudi Arabia: Royal Court Adviser fired over Khashoggi killing

Saud al-Qahtani, who is a top aide of the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, has been sacked over the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi but is not on trial along with the 11 suspects at secretive hearings in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia has vowed to bring those responsible for the killing to justice. 11 ..

Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi named as Time magazine’s “Person of Year”

Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October 2018 at his country’s embassy in Istanbul, has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for his work in journalism along with other journalists who faced politcal persecution for their work. Time Magazine referred to Khashoggi as a “Guardian of the Truth”. The magazine ..