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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

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Missing writer’s fiancee says he wasn’t nervous

ANKARA, Turkey— The Latest on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Turkish fiancee of missing Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi says he wasn’t nervous when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and did not suspect that anything bad would happen to him. Hatice Cengiz told The Associated Press on … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Missing writer’s fiancee says he wasn’t nervous

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump to raise Khashoggi’s case with Saudi king

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Turkish fiancee of missing Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi says he wasn’t nervous when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and did not suspect that anything bad would happen to him. Hatice Cengiz told The Associated Press … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump to raise Khashoggi’s case with Saudi king

ISTANBUL | Video shows suspects in Saudi writer’s disappearance

ISTANBUL— Surveillance footage aired by Turkish media on Wednesday purports to show a team of Saudis arriving in Istanbul the day Jamal Khashoggi went missing, a black van leaving the Saudi Consulate after he entered, and the team checking out and departing the country later that night. What it doesn’t show is the Saudi journalist … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Video shows suspects in Saudi writer’s disappearance

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkish TV shows black van leaving Saudi mission

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who went missing after visiting his country’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 11 a.m. A private Turkish television channel close to the country’s president has aired surveillance video of missing writer Jamal Khashoggi walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and a black … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkish TV shows black van leaving Saudi mission

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkish paper publishes photos of Saudi ‘squad’

ISTANBUL  — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who went missing after visiting his country’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A pro-government Turkish newspaper has published the names and photographs of 15 Saudi nationals who allegedly arrived in Istanbul on board two private jets the day journalist Jamal Khashoggi … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkish paper publishes photos of Saudi ‘squad’

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkey to search Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the mystery surrounding fate of Saudi journalist who disappeared while visiting kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Turkey’s Foreign Ministry says Turkish authorities will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The ministry says in a statement … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkey to search Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

ISTANBUL | Post publishes possibly last image of missing Saudi reporter

ISTANBUL— The Washington Post published a surveillance image on Tuesday showing its missing Saudi contributor walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul a week ago, just before he disappeared. Turkish officials have said they fear the columnist was killed there. Saudi Arabia has called the allegations that it killed writer Jamal Khashoggi as “baseless,” but … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Post publishes possibly last image of missing Saudi reporter