Tag: Crown

Dec 01 2018

Saudi crown prince reportedly sent at least 11 messages to adviser who oversaw Khashoggi killing around time of his death – Business Insider

(Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent at least 11 messages to the adviser who oversaw the effort to kill Jamal Khashoggi in the hours around the journalist’s killing, according to a Wall Street Journal report. According to a classified CIA report obtained by The Wall Street Journal, the crown […]

Nov 24 2018

Saudi Royal Says Crown Prince Is Here To Stay

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent Saudi royal said Saturday that whether or not heads of state gathered in Argentina next week for the Group of 20 summit warmly engage with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, he is someone “that they have to deal with.” Prince Turki al-Faisal told The Associated Press the […]

Nov 24 2018

Big 12 Championship Game 2018: Oklahoma, Texas set for rare rematch with conference crown on the line

The Big 12 has its must-see television conference championship game in the form of Oklahoma-Texas, part two. The matchup was set on Friday with the No. 14 Longhorns getting an awkward, but nevertheless effective 24-17 win over Kansas. No. 6 Oklahoma then sealed its part of the deal in a wild, defense-optional 59-56 win over No. […]

Nov 24 2018

Saudi royal says crown prince is here to stay

A prominent Saudi royal said Saturday that whether or not heads of state gathered in Argentina next week for the Group of 20 summit warmly engage with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, he is someone “that they have to deal with.” Prince Turki al-Faisal told The Associated Press the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi […]

Nov 23 2018

Saudi crown prince in UAE, first trip abroad since Khashoggi

President Donald Trump insists there’s not enough evidence to blame Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, despite a U.S. intelligence report’s assessment to the contrary. | Saudi Press Agency via AP DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, on his […]

Nov 23 2018

The Latest: Turkey: Saudi crown prince asked to meet Erdogan

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4 a.m. Turkey’s top diplomat says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has requested to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires. Mevlut Cavusoglu told […]

Nov 22 2018

Report claims CIA has 'smoking gun phone call' connecting Saudi crown prince to Jamal Khashoggi killing

Kim Hjelmgaard USA TODAY Published 12:00 PM EST Nov 22, 2018 A Turkish newspaper claimed Thursday that the Central Intelligence Agency has heard a “smoking gun phone call” of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with an alleged instruction to “silence Jamal Khashoggi as soon as possible.”  The allegation was published in Turkey’s Hürriyet Daily News, a well-established newspaper. The […]

Nov 22 2018

Trump on Khashoggi killing: Saudi crown prince 'hates it more than I do'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTwitter permanently suspends far-right activist from platform Trump to teleconference with military on Thanksgiving Trump says media is blaming him for traffic jams MORE on Thursday continued to defend his response to Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month, asserting that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “hates” the […]

Nov 21 2018

Khashoggi murder: Trump urged to investigate whether Saudi crown prince bin Salman responsible for consulate killing

Senators have demanded that Donald Trump investigate what role, if any, Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman played in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Two senior senators invoked the Magnitsky Act in an attempt to force the president to determine whether the prince was involved in the Washington Post columnist’s death at the Saudi […]

Nov 21 2018

Trump defies calls to punish crown prince for writer's death

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared he will not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing. The president condemned the brutal slaying of […]