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October 26, 2018 4:26 PM Turkey better equipped to serve justice in Khashoggi killing, official says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has prepared an extradition request for suspects in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi because it is better equipped to “serve the cause of justice” in the case, a senior Turkish official said on Friday. Earlier, Turkey’s justice ministry had said that the Istanbul prosecutor’s office prepared a request for the extradition 63

October 26, 2018 1:25 AM China Cuts Iran Oil Purchases Ahead of U.S. Sanctions

In boost for Washington, Chinese companies pull back on deals as Saudis pledge to increase supply China is cutting some of its oil trade with Iran after vowing for months to resist U.S. sanctions on the exports, providing Washington with an unexpected boost to its efforts to isolate the Islamic Republic. The move comes as Saudi Arabia, seeking to damp a foreign-relations 64

October 25, 2018 9:03 PM Saudi king briefs Putin on investigation into Khashoggi death: SPA

CAIRO/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spoke with Russian president Vladimir Putin by telephone on Thursday to brief him on the investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to the official Saudi press agency. The king assured Putin that the Saudi government was determined to hold the guilty parties accountable 69

October 25, 2018 5:39 PM Son of Saudi journalist Khashoggi has left Saudi Arabia: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The eldest son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and his family arrived on Thursday in Washington on a flight from Saudi Arabia, according to two sources close to the family. Salah Khashoggi, who one source said holds dual U.S.-Saudi citizenship and had thus far been under a travel ban, departed Saudi Arabia on Wednesday 70

October 25, 2018 1:48 PM Rice balls for Japan hostage as he returns home from Syrian 'hell'

TOKYO (Reuters) - A 44-year-old Japanese freelance journalist returned home on Thursday to rice balls cooked by his mother but an uncertain future more than three years after militants in Syria captured him in what he described as a physical and mental “hell”. Jumpei Yasuda, who quit his job as a reporter on a Japanese newspaper to cover the Iraq war in 2003, arrived 79

October 25, 2018 12:30 PM WWE Says Saudi Arabia Event 'Crown Jewel' Will Go On As Planned

WWE isn't backing out of the upcoming pay-per-view event in Saudi Arabia -- saying they plan to "continue operations" in the country despite calls from politicians to at least postpone. The event -- 'Crown Jewel' featuring Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman -- is scheduled to take place in Riyadh on Nov. 2. Thursday morning, as part of a Q3 earnings report 100

October 25, 2018 3:51 AM Saudi Crown Prince Pledges Justice for Journalist’s Death

Prince Mohammed calls Jamal Khashoggi’s killing hideous, vows to cooperate with Turkey in an attempt to lessen tensions RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s killing hideous and struck a conciliatory tone with Turkey, in his most forceful bid to move beyond the crisis and mend strained relationships 64

October 24, 2018 7:46 PM France's Macron warns of possible sanctions against Khashoggi murderers

PARIS (Reuters) - French president Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said he had told King Salman of Saudi Arabia that France, in coordination with partners, could take action against those held responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Macron expressed profound outrage during a phone conversation with Salman, the French presidency said in a statement 57

October 24, 2018 3:52 PM Iran accuses U.S. of imposing more sanctions "deflect" attention from Khashoggi killing

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday accused the U.S. Treasury of announcing new sanctions on Iran to “deflect” attention from the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday targeted Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgency with sanctions against eight individuals 63

October 24, 2018 1:25 PM Saudi crown prince speaks after Khashoggi death

Khashoggi's son had a (seemingly uncomfortable) handshake with Saudi royals Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his father, King Salman, were pictured shaking hands with Jamal Khashoggi's eldest son on Tuesday. Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi and another of the journalist's relatives, Sahl bin Ahmad Khashoggi, met the royals at Al Yamama Palace in Riyadh 81