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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Rubio says reassess ties if Saudi killed writer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 9:10 p.m. A member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the U.S.-Saudi relations may need “to be completely revised” if an investigation finds the … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Rubio says reassess ties if Saudi killed writer

WASHINGTON | Saudi Arabia, Turkey have no US ambassadors amid crisis

WASHINGTON — The disappearance of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrown the large number of diplomatic vacancies under President Donald Trump into the spotlight — notably in Turkey and Saudi Arabia. It’s a gap the administration says it has been trying to fix but with limited … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Saudi Arabia, Turkey have no US ambassadors amid crisis

WASHINGTON | Still no US ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Turkey amid crisis

WASHINGTON — The disappearance of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrust into the spotlight the Trump administration’s large number of diplomatic vacancies. Khashoggi’s case and the fact that there are no American ambassadors in Ankara or Riyadh has reignited concerns about a spate of unfilled senior … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Still no US ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Turkey amid crisis

WASHINGTON | Journalist’s disappearance tests Trump’s close Saudi ties

WASHINGTON— Sword dancers. Gleaming palaces. Military jets streaming red, white and blue trails. President Donald Trump soaked up the grandeur of Saudi Arabia on his first foreign stop as president last year and envisioned huge benefits for the United States in building closer ties with the repressive and oil-rich desert kingdom. Now, the White House … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Journalist’s disappearance tests Trump’s close Saudi ties

RUSE, Bulgaria | The Latest: Mob investigator on case of journalist’s death

RUSE, Bulgaria — The Latest on the slaying of a female journalist in Bulgaria (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry says top investigators have been assigned to solve the “brutal” slaying of a Bulgarian journalist. The ministry said “a Romanian citizen of Ukrainian descent” was taken into custody Tuesday and others leads were … Continue reading RUSE, Bulgaria | The Latest: Mob investigator on case of journalist’s death

BEIRUT | Missing Saudi journalist once a voice of reform in kingdom

BEIRUT  — Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist who disappeared last week after a visit to his country’s consulate in Turkey, was once a Saudi insider. A close aide to the kingdom’s former spy chief, he had been a leading voice in the country’s prominent dailies, including the main English newspapers. Now the 59-year-old journalist and … Continue reading BEIRUT | Missing Saudi journalist once a voice of reform in kingdom