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Donald Trump, Congress set for Saudi Arabia showdown over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Congress was heading for a showdown with President Trump on Sunday over sanctions against Saudi Arabia for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, amid growing bipartisan criticism of the president’s reluctance to pin blame on [...]

Saudi Arabia Denounces U.S. Senate’s Response to Khashoggi Murder

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia lashed out on Monday at the United States Senate for holding the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, personally responsible for the murder of a Saudi dissident in Istanbul, warning against interference [...]

Senate defies Trump, rebuking Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killing

Sen. Patrick Leahy described Thursday’s vote as “the Senate’s first response to the Saudi royal family, and to the Trump Administration.” | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Senate passed [...]

Saudi Arabia to Seek Death Penalty for 5 Accused in Khashoggi Killing

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that he was requesting the death penalty for five people suspected of involvement in the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate [...]

Saudi Arabia, in Reversal, Suggests Khashoggi’s Killing Was ‘Premeditated’

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that new evidence indicated that the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had been “premeditated,” suggesting yet another shift in the kingdom’s [...]

Mnuchin Defends Trip to Saudi Arabia Amid Uproar Over Khashoggi Killing

JERUSALEM — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday defended his decision to meet with Saudi officials this week, saying his trip was aimed at reinforcing ties at a critical moment, as the United States tries to ratchet up pressure [...]

After More Than Two Weeks, Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi is Dead. Here’s What We Know.

Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time Saturday that Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident journalist missing since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, was dead. It was the latest twist in a fast-moving saga [...]

Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed in Consulate Fight

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia said Saturday that Jamal Khashoggi, the dissident Saudi journalist who disappeared more than two weeks ago, had died after an argument and fistfight with unidentified men inside the Saudi Consulate in [...]

Saudi Arabia Weighs Blaming Intelligence Official for Khashoggi Killing

ISTANBUL — The rulers of Saudi Arabia are considering blaming a top intelligence official close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, three people with knowledge of the Saudi plans said Thursday. The [...]

Saudi Arabia Delivers $100 Million Pledged to U.S. as Pompeo Lands in Riyadh

BEIRUT, Lebanon — This summer, Saudi Arabia promised the Trump administration $ 100 million for American efforts to stabilize areas in Syria liberated from the Islamic State. That money landed in American accounts on Tuesday, the [...]