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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 [...]

Year Before Killing, Saudi Prince Told Aide He Would Use ‘a Bullet’ on Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in a conversation in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed in October, if Mr. Khashoggi did not return to the [...]

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 [...]

Turkey Calls for Arrest of Aides to Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that the administration was reviewing the evidence, and he promised to leave “no stone unturned.” With the crisis showing little sign of fading, Prince Khalid bin Salman, the crown prince’s [...]

Israeli Software Helped Saudis Spy on Khashoggi, Lawsuit Says

LONDON — A Saudi dissident close to the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a lawsuit charging that an Israeli software company helped the royal court take over his smartphone and spy on his communications with Mr. Khashoggi. The [...]

Tensions over Trump and Khashoggi erupt in the Senate

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the media following a closed Senate Intel briefing. He said, “There is no direct reporting connecting the crown prince to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.” | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Foreign [...]

Donald Trump faulted for ‘weak’ Jamal Khashoggi response

Democrats and Republicans alike on Sunday rebuked President Trump over his reluctance to hold Saudi Arabia accountable in the murder of journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi. “Look, the president is not being honest with the country about [...]

Erdogan Didn’t Get All He Hoped in Khashoggi Case, but His Stature Rises

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t get everything he wanted. For weeks, the leader of Turkey has been trying to undermine his regional rival, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, with a skillful drip of [...]

In Extraordinary Statement, Trump Stands With Saudis Despite Khashoggi Killing

Mr. Kushner saw Prince Mohammed as critical to advancing a peace plan between Israel and the Palestinians that has been a major focus of his time in the White House. Mr. Trump’s hawkish aides, encouraged by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [...]