Jessica Corbett (2018-10-21). 'We Call BS': As Saudi Arabia Claims Khashoggi Killed In 'Fistfight,' Trump White House Issues 'Laughably Weak' Response. iranian.com Saudi Arabia's "explanation for the arbitrary execution of Jamal Khashoggi is just not plausible. No government should accept it," says U.N. special rapporteur on extra-judicial executions. "We call BS," declared CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin on Friday after the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia finally confirmed that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul—but also [...]

RT (2018-10-21). 'Not satisfied' after all: Trump wants more answers, but won't scrap Saudi deals over Khashoggi case. rt.com After initially saying the Saudi version of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's accidental death seems plausible, Donald Trump now insists that he is not yet "satisfied" with their answer, but won't pull out of trade deals with Riyadh.
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RT (2018-10-20). Not buying it: Lawmakers & journalists skeptical of Saudi story about Khashoggi death. rt.com Multiple US lawmakers, journalists and pundits voiced their disbelief in the official Saudi account of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, calling it spin and a cover-up. Some even blamed US President Donald Trump.
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Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2018-10-20). As Saudi Confirms Khashoggi's Murder, Will We Stop Its Murder in Yemen? therealnews.com Hours after this segment was recorded, the Saudi government confirmed the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. But there is ongoing silence over the US-backed Saudi war on Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and is threatening a historic famine. We speak to Dr. Martha Mundy of the London School of Economics, author of a new...

Kurt Nimmo (2018-10-20). Why the Surprise? Saudi Arabia Has Always Engaged in Murder. globalresearch.ca It is understandable people are outraged over the murder and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. | Meanwhile, few are outraged over the murder of thousands in Yemen and the prospect of the worst humanitarian crisis in recent memory. The United States ...

Middle East Eye (2018-10-20). Saudis Finally Admit to Killing Khashoggi After Claiming He Was Alive. theantimedia.com (MEE) — Saudi Arabia confirmed late Friday that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul. In a statement on Saudi state television, the country's chief prosecutor said a fight broke out between Khashoggi and "people who met him" in the consulate. The brawl resulted in Khashoggi's death, the prosecutor said. The confirmation marked an astounding [...]...

RT (2018-10-20). Trump finds Saudi version of Khashoggi death 'credible,' touts arms deals with 'great ally'. rt.com Calling Saudi Arabia a crucial ally against Iran that purchases billions of dollars-worth of US weapons, Donald Trump lamented Khashoggi's "unacceptable" death but praised Riyadh for making the first arrests in the ongoing probe.
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wsws (2018-10-20). Saudi regime admits Khashoggi was killed in its Istanbul consulate. wsws.org The Saudi version of events, a crude cover-up attempt, is a compilation of improbable lies.

Staff (2018-10-20). Saudi Account of Khashoggi Killing Is Widely Denounced. truthdig.com The kingdom's story that the journalist died during a fistfight at the consulate in Istanbul is met with worldwide skepticism and condemnation, except by President Trump.

Tyler Durden (2018-10-20). Watch: The Most Repulsive 3 Minutes Ever Broadcast on TV. theantimedia.com (ZHE Op-ed) — Thomas Friedman appears to be the only one still left defending Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman even as David Ignatius attempts to momentarily change his tune as it's looking all too clear that MbS personally ordered the murder and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Istanbul consulate over two weeks ago. Friedman actually went on CNN to attempt to explain himself on [...]...

Shared by Aaron Mat (2018-10-20). As Saudi Confirms Khashoggi's Murder, Will We Stop Its Murder in Yemen? therealnews.com Hours after this segment was recorded, the Saudi government confirmed the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. But there is ongoing silence over the US-backed Saudi war on Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and is threatening a historic famine. We speak to Dr. Martha Mundy of the London School of Economics, author of a new...

Shared by Merula Furtado (2018-10-19). Khashoggi's Murder and Saudi War Crimes in Yemen Were Facilitated by US. truthout.org The alleged torture, dismemberment and killing of Saudi citizen and US permanent resident Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi embassy in Istanbul has triggered justifiable outrage throughout the United States and around the world. But amid the outcry over Khashoggi's death, many media and public figures still fail to acknowledge the war crimes Saudi Arabia is committing in Yemen with US assistance. | Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post, had written critically about the Saudi government and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Post...

Caitlin Johnstone (2018-10-20). Be Skeptical Whenever The Political/Media Class Converges On A Single Narrative. iranian.com The Trump administration has ended its weeks-long silence on the disappearance of the Saudi Arabian Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Following a briefing from Secretary of State Pompeo who has just returned from a visit to Riyadh and Ankara, the president has said that contrary to some hopeful speculation that had emerged early on after his disappearance, Khashoggi does indeed appear [...]

Democracy Now! (2018-10-19). Dissident Saudi Academic Madawi Al-Rasheed on Khashoggi's Disappearance, U.S.-Saudi Relations & More. democracynow.org Evidence is mounting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials say Khashoggi was tortured and murdered by a squad of 15 Saudi hit men shortly after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Four of the men implicated in Khashoggi's death are reportedly linked to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail. After weeks of defending Saudi Arabia, President Trump said Thursday that he believes Khashoggi is dead, and acknowledged allegations against the Saudis. W...

Staff (2018-10-19). Saudi State Media Confirms Khashoggi Is Dead. truthdig.com Saudi prosecutors say writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a quarrel, and 18 Saudi nationals are being held on suspicion of being involved in the death.

RT (2018-10-19). 'Hope we can keep it': Trump touts Saudi arms deal while talking sanctions over Khashoggi death. rt.com US President Donald Trump has again warned that Saudi Arabia will face consequences if it was behind the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi — but he also suggested that Washington will not be axing its arms deal with Riyadh.
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Elijah J. Magnier (2018-10-19). Saudi Stops Funding Terror in Syria as the Arab League Prepares to Resume Ties with Damascus: The Time Is Not Yet Ripe for Retaking Idlib. globalresearch.ca The October 15 deadline agreed to by Turkey, Russia and Iran for Turkey to evacuate all heavy weapons and jihadist groups along a 15-20 km demilitarised demarcation line around Idlib and its rural area, including rural Latakia, has come and ...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-19). Headlines for October 19, 2018. democracynow.org NYT: Saudis May Blame Adviser to Crown Prince for Khashoggi Murder, Trump Says He Believes Khashoggi Is Dead, Trump Praises Body-Slamming Rep. Gianforte, Attacks Sen. Warren at Montana Rally, Report: Trump Family Lied About Real Estate Deals Around the World, Emails Show Trump Pushed for Keeping FBI HQ in Washington, D.C., Honduran Caravan Continues to U.S. as Trump Threatens Central American Leaders, Brazil: Haddad Accuses Far-Right Bolsonaro of Paid Online Smear Campaign, Taliban Claims Killing of Top Afghan General and U.S. Ally Gen. Raziq, Israeli Court Overturns U.S. Student's Deportation, DOJ Opens Investig...

Rannie Amiri (2018-10-19). There is No "Proxy War" in Yemen. counterpunch.org Those in the Western media too busy to be bothered trying to understand the complexities, intricacies and nuances of the Middle East often resort to concluding nearly all conflicts there are some kind of "proxy war" between Saudi Arabia and Iran. This is usually out of ignorance, reducing disputes to the lowest common dominator of More

wsws (2018-10-19). Trump scrambles to cover for Saudi regime as crisis over Khashoggi murder mounts. wsws.org Pompeo's meetings with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed were aimed at signaling continued US support while making a pretense of seeking a full accounting of Khashoggi's disappearance.

Dave Lindorff (2018-10-19). US 'Outrage' over Slaying of US Residents Depends on the Nation Responsible. counterpunch.org The US media are in high dudgeon over the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi living in the US in self-imposed exile who among other things had been writing articles critical of the current Saudi royal leadership, and especially Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Certainly outrage is justified. It More

Ricardo Vaz (2018-10-19). How Many Yemenis is a DC Pundit Worth? counterpunch.org It seems that having Khashoggi, a former insider, dish out criticism from the Beltway was too much embarrassment for MBS, who is the most powerful man in the country, to tolerate. The West had let MBS get away with everything until now, as he was their man, the one who would deliver some window dressing More

Julia Conley (2018-10-19). While President Continues to Play Dumb on Murder, 2016 Reporting Shows Saudis Only Blacklisted Khashoggi After Journalist Criticized... Trump. globalresearch.ca As a columnist for the Washington Post, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi frequently criticized his home country's government—denouncing the country's treatment of women and most recently, in his final column published Wednesday, calling on Saudi officials to Middle East Eye (2018-10-19). Can Mohammed bin Salman Survive Khashoggi's Assassination? theantimedia.com (MEE Op-ed) — America's special relationship with the royal family of Al Saud has long been controversial: an ultraconservative, oil-fueled kingdom run by a single family through medieval, draconian laws, disregarding basic human rights. Yet, as Washington's client, Saudi Arabia has helped consecutive US administrations to balance US national interests in the region — often at the expense [...]...

Caitlin Johnstone (2018-10-19). Why You Should Be Skeptical of the Khashoggi Narrative. theantimedia.com (CJ Opinion) — The Trump administration has ended its weeks-long silence on the disappearance of the Saudi Arabian Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Following a briefing from Secretary of State Pompeo who has just returned from a visit to Riyadh and Ankara, the president has said that contrary to some hopeful speculation that had emerged early on after his disappearance, Khashoggi does indeed [...]...

Mark Gruenberg (2018-10-19). News Guild, others discuss moves after Khashoggi murder. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON — The News Guild and 29 other news and journalism groups are discussing their next moves to pressure both the U.S. and the Saudi governments after the murder of outspoken dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But News Guild President Bernie Lunzer added, in a brief telephone interview...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-19). Dr. Madawi Al-Rasheed: In Khashoggi Murder, Saudi Arabia Must Not Be Allowed to Investigate Itself. democracynow.org As details continue to emerge about the disappearance and probable murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, we speak with Saudi dissident Madawi Al-Rasheed about Khashoggi's history as a Saudi journalist and government insider, and the future of Saudi Arabia. She is a visiting professor at the London School of Economics Middle East Centre. She was stripped of her Saudi citizenship in 2005 for criticizing Saudi authorities. Her new piece in The New York Times is titled "Why King Salman Must Replace M.B.S."

RT (2018-10-19). NYT columnist gets Twitter-skewered after defending his honeyed flattery of Saudi Arabia (VIDEO). rt.com Widely despised New York Times pundit Thomas Friedman has boldly and predictably defended his sycophantic babbling about Saudi Arabia's "reformer" Crown Prince, igniting a riot on Twitter as anger over the Khashoggi case grows. |
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RT (2018-10-18). 'It certainly looks like' Khashoggi is dead, consequences will be 'severe' — Trump. rt.com The missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi appears to be dead, US President Donald Trump has told reporters, saying there would be "severe" consequences for whoever is behind it.
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RT (2018-10-18). Pompeo warned Saudis they have 72 hrs to finish probe into Khashoggi case, or risk blowback — report. rt.com Mike Pompeo told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that he had 72 hours to finish his probe into the alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi if he wanted to avoid tarnishing the kingdom's "place on the world stage," according to Axios.
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RT (2018-10-18). Saudi-friendly Kushner 'keeping low profile' as Trump admin shrugs off Khashoggi case, report claims. rt.com Amid growing outrage over Jamal Khashoggi's case, US media seem to have found a target in Jared Kushner, claiming he's being kept at arm's length over ties to Riyadh — all that despite the openly pro-Saudi stance of Donald Trump.
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RT (2018-10-18). Mnuchin drops out of Saudi investment conference as outcry over Khashoggi disappearance continues. rt.com US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has withdrawn from a Saudi investment conference at which he was due to make an appearance next week, following continued investigations into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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amnesty (2018-10-18). Turkey: Seek UN Inquiry on Khashoggi; Saudi, Turkish Cooperation Essential to Credibility. amnesty.org Turkey should urgently ask UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to establish a United Nations investigation into the possible extrajudicial execution of the prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and Reporters Without Borders said today. |

Human Rights Watch (2018-10-18). Turkey: Seek UN Inquiry on Khashoggi. hrw.org (New York) — Turkey should urgently ask UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to establish a United Nations investigation into the possible extrajudicial execution of the prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and Reporters Without Borders said today. | The investigation should determine the circumstances surrounding Saudi Arabia's role in the enforced disappearance and possible killing of Khashoggi. It should aim to identify everyone responsible for ordering, planning, and executing any operations connected with the ca...

RT (2018-10-18). Christian leader urges viewers to 'cool down' anti-Saudi rhetoric, and protect vital arms deals. rt.com Evangelical leader Pat Robertson has urged viewers to "cool down" and give Saudi Arabia a pass on the apparent murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, arguing that the US' arms deals with the Kingdom are more important. |
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Deconstructed (2018-10-18). Why Won't Trump Condemn the Saudis? (Hint: It's Israel. Also, Iran). theintercept.com Subscribe to the Deconstructed podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, and other platforms. New to podcasting? Click here.

Middle East Eye (2018-10-18). Saudi Arabia Transfers $100,000,000 to the US as Khashoggi Crisis Deepens. theantimedia.com (MEE) — When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Riyadh to discuss the disappearance and likely death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia transferred $100m to the State Department for US efforts against the Islamic State (IS) group, the New York Times reported late Tuesday. While the funding was approved earlier in the summer, critics [...]...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-18). Headlines for October 18, 2018. democracynow.org Saudis Transfer $100 Million to U.S. as Khashoggi Killing Crisis Deepens, Hurricane Michael Death Toll Tops 30 as Rescue Efforts Continue, Trump Asks Federal Agencies to Slash 5 Percent from Budgets as Deficit Swells, Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana, Crimea: Student Gunman Kills 19, Injures Dozens at School Shooting, CNN: Russia Building Up Military Installations in Baltic Sea, Israeli Forces Bomb Gaza, Killing One and Injuring a Dozen Palestinians, Ethiopia: Women Make Up 50 Percent of New Cabinet, DRC: Dozens Killed as 200,000 People Expelled from Neighboring Angola, Chicago Releas...

Tyler Durden (2018-10-18). Khashoggi Murder Suspect Dies in "Suspicious Car Accident" theantimedia.com (ZHE) — A 31-year-old lieutenant in the Saudi Royal Air Force said to have participated in the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi died in a "suspicious car accident" in Riyadh, according to Turkish media. Mashal Saad al-Bostani was reportedly on a 15-man hit squad dispatched to Saudi Arabia's Istanbul Consulate in Turkey on October 2 during Khashoggi's visit, before the [...]...

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-10-17). Paul Jay on the US-Saudi 'Special Relationship'. therealnews.com The likely murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has inspired a new debate about the US's "special relationship" with Saudi Arabia. TRNN's Paul Jay and Ben Norton discuss why America sees the Saudi monarchy as a key player in its global empire, and the key role of arms sales and fossil fuels in geopolitics.

Chris Gelardi (2018-10-17). It's Crunch Time for Activism Against US Involvement in Yemen. thenation.com It's Crunch Time for Activism Against US Involvement in Yemen...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-17). Investigation: As U.S.-Backed War in Yemen Raged, UAE Hired U.S. Mercenaries to Kill Yemeni Leaders. democracynow.org A shocking new investigation has revealed that the United Arab Emirates hired U.S. mercenaries to carry out assassinations of political and clerical leaders in Yemen. The former elite U.S. special operations fighters were paid to take part in missions to kill those deemed to be "terrorists" by the UAE. The UAE worked with the U.S. company Spear Operations Group, founded by an Israeli-American man named Abraham Golan, who told BuzzFeed, "There was a targeted assassination program in Yemen. I was running it." The group's first target in Yemen was a local leader of al-Islah, a political party whose members include N...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-17). Headlines for October 17, 2018. democracynow.org Trump Refuses to Condemn Saudis over Khashoggi Disappearance, Reports Link Suspects in Khashoggi Case to Saudi Crown Prince, Somalia: Pentagon Claims U.S. Drone Strike Kills 60 Al-Shabab Fighters, China: 1 Million Uyghurs Imprisoned Under Guise of "Job Training", Suspended EPA Official: "Our Kids Will Continue to Be Poisoned" Under Trump, New Head of Federal Medicaid Worked to Slash Program in Maine, McConnell Blames Deficit on Entitlements, Not GOP Tax Cuts for the Rich, Trump Attacks Stormy Daniels on Twitter After Defamation Suit Dismissed, Sen. Heitkamp Apologizes After Publishing Names of Sexual Assault Surv...

Intercepted (2018-10-17). Upheaval: Brazil on the Brink. The Saudi Regime Under Fire. theintercept.com Glenn Greenwald hosts this week's episode, and is joined by Brazilian Worker's Party vice presidential candidate Manuela d'Åvila and journalist Sarah Aziza.

Shared by Paul JayBen Norton (2018-10-17). Paul Jay on the US-Saudi 'Special Relationship'. therealnews.com The likely murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi has inspired a new debate about the US's "special relationship" with Saudi Arabia. TRNN's Paul Jay and Ben Norton discuss why America sees the Saudi monarchy as a key player in its global empire, and the key role of arms sales and fossil fuels in geopolitics.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-17). A History of Crushing Dissent: Before Khashoggi, Saudis Targeted Feminists Demanding Right to Drive. democracynow.org As international outcry grows louder amid new revelations about the shocking death of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, we speak with investigative journalist Sarah Aziza about Saudi Arabia's long history of targeting dissidents. Just weeks before the ban was lifted on women driving in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government arrested several of the country's most prominent feminist activists, including women who had been campaigning for decades for the right to drive. Sarah Aziza has been reporting from Saudi Arabia with the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Her latest piece for The I...

RT (2018-10-17). 'I don't give a damn': Secret service agent blocks reporter's Kushner-Saudi questions (VIDEO). rt.com US secret service agents are expected to take a bullet for those they've sworn to protect. But in a bizarre exchange a bodyguard for White House senior advisor Jared Kushner swooped in to block a reporter's questions.
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Human Rights Watch (2018-10-16). The UK Should Suspend Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia. hrw.org The Saudi authorities' apparent brazen crime of disappearing and potentially murdering Saudi journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi, not seen since entering Istanbul's Saudi consulate on October 2, has surprised even those used to following Saudi Arabia's atrocious rights record. But the abusive bent of the government under Crown Prince and de facto leader Mohammad bin Salman at home, and in its neighbour Yemen, was clear well before the Khashoggi affair. |

Democracy Now! (2018-10-17). Jamal Elshayyal: Response to Khashoggi's Death Will Determine Future of Saudi Arabia & Middle East. democracynow.org New details have emerged in the disappearance and probable death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was reportedly still alive when his body was dismembered inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago. A Turkish source says it took Khashoggi seven minutes to die. The New York Times reports four of the 15 Saudi men implicated in the killing are directly linked to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail. We speak with Jamal Elshayyal, an international award-winning senior correspondent for Al Jazeera. He wrote a piece for the Middle East Eye last year titled "The rise o...

RT (2018-10-16). 'Guilty until proven innocent'? Trump defends Saudi Arabia from rush to judgment in Khashoggi case. rt.com US President Donald Trump is pushing back on accusations that Saudi Arabia killed a journalist inside a consulate in Turkey, calling them a case of holding Riyadh "guilty until proven innocent."
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Shared by Sharmini Peries (2018-10-16). Khashoggi Picked the Wrong Prince. therealnews.com The murder of Jamal Khashoggi should be denounced. Professor As`ad AbuKhalil says western media's uncritical praise of Khashoggi is unworthy, he was a loyal member of the Saudi propaganda apparatus and chose the wrong side of the House of Saud

Democracy Now! (2018-10-16). Headlines for October 16, 2018. democracynow.org Saudi Officials to Offer New Narrative on Khashoggi Disappearance, Trump Floats "Rogue Killers" Narrative of Khashoggi Disappearance, President Trump Tours Areas Ravaged by Hurricane Michael, Florida Evacuates 4,000 from Hurricane-Damaged Prisons, Georgia County Rejects Nearly 1 in 10 Mail-In Ballots, BuzzFeed: UAE Used U.S. Mercenaries to Kill Yemeni Politicians, Syrian Rebels Refuse to Surrender Idlib Buffer Zone, Burmese Military Led Social Media Hate Campaign Against Rohingya, Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 2nd Captive Aid Worker, Honduran Caravan of 1,600 Migrants Makes Way to U.S. Border, France: Worst Storm in...

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-10-16). Khashoggi Picked the Wrong Prince. therealnews.com The murder of Jamal Khashoggi should be denounced. Professor As`ad AbuKhalil says western media's uncritical praise of Khashoggi is unworthy, he was a loyal member of the Saudi propaganda apparatus and chose the wrong side of the House of Saud

RT (2018-10-16). US thanks Saudis for 'transparent' probe as new evidence points to Khashoggi's murder in consulate. rt.com US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's praise on Tuesday of the Saudis' "transparent" investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is just the latest sign that Washington seems to be advocating for Riyadh.
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Democracy Now! (2018-10-15). Headlines for October 15, 2018. democracynow.org Trump Rejects Ending Saudi Arms Sales over Journalist's Disappearance, Corporate Executives Pull Out of Saudi Investment Summit, Yemen: U.S.-Backed, Saudi-Led Airstrike Kills 19 and Injures 30, U.S. Death Toll from Hurricane Michael at 19 as Dozens Remain Missing, Trump Doubles Down on Climate Change Denial on "60 Minutes", Senate Confirms Former BP Oil Defender as Top Environmental Lawyer, Tens of Thousands March in Europe Demanding Action on Climate, Somalia: Al-Shabab Suicide Bombers Kill 20, Injure 40, Nigeria: Anti-Boko Haram Militia Releases Children It Held Captive, Gaza: Israeli Forces Kill 7 Palestinians...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-12). Rep. Ro Khanna Condemns Saudi Barbarity from Disappearance of Saudi Journalist to War in Yemen. democracynow.org President Donald Trump is rejecting calls to cut off arms sales to Saudi Arabia following the disappearance and probable murder of the Saudi-born Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post is reporting the Turkish government told U.S. officials it has audio and video evidence that Khashoggi was killed last week inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Officials say the recordings confirm that a Saudi security team detained Khashoggi after he walked into the consulate on October 2, before killing him and dismembering his body. We speak with Ro Khanna, Democratic congressmember from California.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-15). Former Saudi Political Prisoner: Khashoggi's Disappearance Is Sending a Gruesome Message to Critics. democracynow.org Saudi Arabia will allow Turkey to search its consulate in Istanbul Monday afternoon, nearly two weeks after prominent journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after entering the consulate on October 2. He has not been seen since. This news comes amid mounting international outcry that Saudi Arabia explain Khashoggi's shocking disappearance, after Turkish officials accused the Saudis of assassinating Khashoggi, dismembering him and smuggling body parts out of the consulate. In an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes," President Trump said Saudi Arabia would suffer "severe consequences" if i...

RT (2018-10-15). CNN claims Saudi government to admit journalist killed in 'interrogation gone wrong'. rt.com A report being prepared by the Saudi government will say that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died as a result of interrogation gone wrong, in course of his abduction from Turkey, CNN reported citing anonymous sources. |
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Consortiumnews (2018-10-15). Khashoggi Was No Critic of Saudi Regime. consortiumnews.com Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist, who disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week is not quite the critic of the Saudi regime that the Western media says he is, writes As'ad AbuKhalil. By As`ad AbuKhalil Special to Consortium... Read more →

RT (2018-10-15). Rogue killers or state murder? Riyadh gets benefit of doubt from Trump where Russia doesn't. rt.com Washington has reacted with uncharacteristic calm following the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead of slapping Riyadh with sanctions and tearing up deals, Trump has refused to pin the blame on anyone.
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RT (2018-10-15). 'Rogue killers' might have killed Saudi journalist - Trump. rt.com US President Donald Trump said he believes it is possible that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Democracy Now! (2018-10-12). Headlines for October 12, 2018. democracynow.org Hurricane Michael Flattens Florida Towns as It Rips Through Southeast, Turkish Gov't Says It Has Video Evidence of Khashoggi's Murder at Saudi Consulate, President Trump Rejects Calls to Cut Off Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Report: Trump Administration Separated 6,000 Families in 4 Months, AP: U.S. Army Discharged 500 Immigrant Recruits, Kanye West Praises Trump During 10-Minute Oval Office Tirade, Pop Star Taylor Swift Tells Fans to Vote in Midterms, Washington Archbishop Resigns Amid Growing Church Sex Abuse Crisis, Syrian Rebels Withdrawing Heavy Weapons from Idlib Under Turkey-Russia Deal, HRW: Egyptian-Americ...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-11). Headlines for October 11, 2018. democracynow.org Category 4 Hurricane Michael Slams Florida & Georgia on Way to Carolinas, Floods Kill At Least 10 in Mallorca, Spain, Indonesia: Tsunami Death Toll Tops 2,000 as New Quake Rocks East Java, Bali, U.N. Report: Extreme Weather Cost $2.9 Trillion over Last 2 Decades, WaPo: Saudi Prince Ordered Operation to Lure Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia, Brazil: Protesters Take to Streets to Denounce Right-Wing Candidate Jair Bolsonaro, WSJ Endorses Far-Right Brazilian Presidential Candidate Bolsonaro, Shipwreck Kills 8 Refugees Off Turkish Coast, 25 Still Missing, Moroccan Navy Shoots at Migrant Boat, Injuring Teenage Boy, Burma: 3...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-10). Rashid Khalidi on the U.S. Backing of Brutal Saudi Regime & the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. democracynow.org It's been more than a week since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday, sparking international concern. Now, a Turkish official has told The New York Times that Khashoggi was assassinated inside the consulate by a team of 15 Saudi operatives who used a bone saw to dismember his body before smuggling body parts out of the building. We speak with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said professor of Arab studies at Columbia University. He is the author of several books, including "Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East."

Democracy Now! (2018-10-10). Headlines for October 10, 2018. democracynow.org Hurricane Michael Barrels Toward Florida as Category 4 Storm, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley Resigns, Trump Considers Nikki Haley's Replacement at U.N., Praises Ivanka, Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi, U.N.: 40 Percent of North Koreans Undernourished and in Need of Aid, Charges Dropped Against MN Pipeline Activists in Landmark Trial, AP: Deported Parents Could Lose Children to U.S. Adoption, Court Upholds Deposition Order for Wilbur Ross in Census Case, SCOTUS Rules for ND Voter ID Law, Disenfranchising Some Native Voters, Trump Rolls Back Ethanol Gas...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-09). Headlines for October 9, 2018. democracynow.org Hurricane Michael Kills 13 in Central America, Approaches U.S. Coast, Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh During Ceremonial SCOTUS Swearing-In, Beijing Strikes Hostile Tone at Pompeo Visit Amid U.S.-China Tensions, China Detains Interpol Police Chief, Accusing Him of Corruption, NYT: Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Was In Touch with Israeli Psy-Group, Turkey Searching for Van in Case of Missing Saudi Journalist, Social Network Google+ to Shut Down After Massive Data Breach, NYC Vigil Held for Uber Driver Who Died by Suicide, Owner of Company Behind Deadly NY Limo Crash Was FBI Informant, New York Governor Cuomo, Pres...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-08). Alleged Saudi Murder of Washington Post Columnist Prompts Calls to Halt U.S. Relations with Regime. democracynow.org Fears are growing over the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who Turkish officials say they believe was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last week. Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who had been living in self-imposed exile in the United States, entered the Saudi Consulate in Turkey seeking a document he needed to get married and has not been seen since. The Washington Post reports a Turkish investigation has revealed that a group of about 15 Saudi men traveled to Istanbul to kill Khashoggi as he visited the consulate. Saudi officials have denied the report and say they don...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-08). Headlines for October 8, 2018. democracynow.org Kavanaugh Confirmed and Sworn In to SCOTUS After Bitter Fight, Mass Anti-Kavanaugh Protests Continue, with 164 Arrested in D.C., U.N. Climate Panel: Only 12 Years Left to Mitigate Climate Catastrophe, Indonesia Tsunami Death Toll Tops 1,900 with 5,000 Still Missing, Haiti: 12 Dead, 200 Injured After 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Island, Brazil: Far-Right Bolsonaro Wins First Round of Presidential Election, Turkey Believes Missing Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was Murdered, Afghanistan: 54 People Killed on 17th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion, Israeli Forces Kill 3 as Palestinians Protest Near Gaza Barrier, Sara N...

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