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ANKARA, Turkey | Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi writer’s death

ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Yasin Aktay, an adviser to Turkey’s president, tells The Associated Press on Thursday that the two-time Oscar winner interviewed him in Ankara as part of his … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi writer’s death

ISTANBUL | Turkey seeks arrest of 2 former aides to Saudi crown prince

ISTANBUL — Turkey is seeking the arrest of two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said a court approved arrest warrants for former royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani and former deputy intelligence … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkey seeks arrest of 2 former aides to Saudi crown prince

WASHINGTON | Khashoggi’s fiancée asks Trump to press Saudis for his body

WASHINGTON— The Turkish fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi called Friday for President Donald Trump’s help in pressuring Saudi Arabia to reveal the location of the slain journalist’s body, even as she criticized the U.S. administration for its dealings with the kingdom. Hatice Cengiz made her appeal in a video message to a memorial in Washington where … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Khashoggi’s fiancée asks Trump to press Saudis for his body

ISTANBUL  | Turkish prosecutor says Saudi writer strangled, dismembered

ISTANBUL  — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body was dismembered before being disposed of, a top Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday. A statement from chief Istanbul prosecutor Irfan Fidan’s office also said that discussions with Saudi chief … Continue reading ISTANBUL  | Turkish prosecutor says Saudi writer strangled, dismembered

ISTANBUL | Khashoggi’s fiancee calls on Trump to prevent ‘cover-up’

ISTANBUL — The Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi has called on President Donald Trump and other leaders to ensure that his death in Istanbul is not covered up, while Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor on Tuesday visited the Saudi Consulate where officials from his government killed the writer. Speaking at a memorial in London … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Khashoggi’s fiancee calls on Trump to prevent ‘cover-up’

ISTANBUL | Saudi writer saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

ISTANBUL — Friends say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, contributing to the growing community of exiled Arabs who have taken refuge there. For Khashoggi, a history lover, the growing Arabic community and Turkey’s power in the region echoed aspects … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Saudi writer saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Amnesty official says Saudi probe questionable

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Amnesty International says the “impartiality” of a Saudi investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi would remain in question after authorities in … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Amnesty official says Saudi probe questionable

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