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ISTANBUL | Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

ISTANBUL  — Turkey will “never allow a cover-up” of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia‘s consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey’s ruling party said Saturday, reflecting international skepticism over the Saudi account that the writer died during a “fistfight.” The comment was one of many critical reactions to the … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denounced

ISTANBUL | Saudis blame ‘fistfight’ for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

ISTANBUL— Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, finally admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials had been fired. The overnight announcements in Saudi state media came more … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Saudis blame ‘fistfight’ for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

ISTANBUL | For 1st time, Saudis say Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate

ISTANBUL — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. The … Continue reading ISTANBUL | For 1st time, Saudis say Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate

ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

ISTANBUL — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

ISTANBUL | Turkish official: New evidence writer slain in consulate

ISTANBUL  — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press further intensified … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkish official: New evidence writer slain in consulate

ISTANBUL | Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on Khashoggi’s disappearance

ISTANBUL— America’s top diplomat met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia‘s King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying at the kingdom’s hands of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo smiled and shook hands with both men, who warmly greeted … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on Khashoggi’s disappearance

ISTANBUL | Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi’s disappearance

ISTANBUL — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia‘s King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Pompeo landed in Riyadh on Tuesday morning and was welcomed by Saudi Foreign Minister … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi’s disappearance

ISTANBUL | Photos surface of Saudis allegedly sent to target writer

ISTANBUL — A newspaper close to the Turkish president published photos Wednesday of what it said was a 15-member “assassination squad” allegedly sent to target Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last week. Turkish officials suspect Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate, allegations rejected by Saudi … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Photos surface of Saudis allegedly sent to target writer