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Turkey: UAE spies arrested. Khashoggi link probed

Two people have been taken in custody in Turkey for allegedly spying for the United Arab Emirates and is also investigating if the suspects have any connection with the murder of the Saudi journalist. The Turkish media have labelled the arrested men as Intelligence operatives who were working for UAE and have been charged on ..

Trump vetoes bill to end US involvement in Yemen War

President Donald Trump has vetoed a Congress Bill for putting an end to the military assistance of the United States in the Saudi Arabia led to war in Yemen. The US Congress has voted for the first time in a break with the President for invoking the War Powers Resolution to try and put a ..

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 Women Activists face trial, a year on in detention

Several women activists of Saudi Arabia faced trial for the first time ever since they were detained a year ago in a highly intense case which has put the human rights record of the Kingdom under scan once again after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Ibrahim al Sayari, the President of the Court has stated ..