Tag: Khashoggi

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 28 2018

Malcolm Nance Calls Out 'Coward' John Bolton Over Khashoggi Murder Tape – HuffPost

MSNBC intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance called out National Security Adviser John Bolton for refusing to listen to the audio of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul.  In a testy exchange with reporters on Tuesday, Bolton said he didn’t listen to the recording because he doesn’t speak Arabic.  “Why do you think […]

Nov 24 2018

Senior Saudi Prince Says CIA Cannot Be Trusted on Khashoggi Conclusion

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Senior Saudi Prince Says CIA Cannot Be Trusted on Khashoggi Conclusion  U.S. News & World Report AP Interview: Saudi royal says crown prince is here to stay  Washington Post Saudi royal says crown prince is here to stay  CNBC Trump’s craven defense of Saudi Arabia was one of his many outrageously bad acts […]

Nov 24 2018

Trump Lied When He Said CIA Didn't Link Saudi Prince To Khashoggi Killing: Senator Jack Reed

Despite President Donald Trump’s insistence to the contrary, the CIA determined that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “directly involved” in the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee. Trump has denied a report in The Washington Post that the CIA concluded that Mohammed […]

Nov 23 2018

Schiff says House Democrats will probe Khashoggi murder

California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff told the Post in an interview published Friday that the Democrats’ goal will be to look at the intelligence assessments in order to compare it to statements President Donald Trump has made on the matter. “Then it will be quite clear whether the President is relying on the intelligence community […]

Nov 23 2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Lawmakers promise scrutiny of Trump's refusal to rebuke Saudis over journalist's murder

Deirdre Shesgreen USA TODAY Published 12:11 PM EST Nov 23, 2018 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump may have poked a congressional bear with his repeated refusal to condemn Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Lawmakers have until now done little to push back against Trump’s approach to […]

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

Turkey rips Trump for turning a “blind eye” to Jamal Khashoggi killing

Turkey’s foreign minister has criticized President Trump, saying the U.S. leader appears to want to “turn a blind eye” to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul. Mevlut Cavusoglu also described many European nations’ response to Khashoggi’s killing as “artificial” and “cosmetic.” Cavusoglu was referring to bans […]

Nov 23 2018

Turkey says Trump turning a 'blind eye' to Khashoggi murder

Ankara (AFP) – Turkey on Friday said US President Donald Trump intended to turn a “blind eye” to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder after he said it would not affect Washington’s ties with Riyadh. Trump’s backing of Saudi Arabia, his key ally against Iran, comes despite global outrage over the grisly October 2 killing that […]

Nov 23 2018

Trump contradicts CIA assessment on Khashoggi killing

President Trump on Thursday appeared to contradict the CIA’s assessment of the killing of The Washington Post writer,  saying the crown prince denies it “vehemently” and the intelligence agency only has “feelings” and there is no smoking gun in the death. The  Washington Post reported that Trump was vague with who he blamed for the killing. He […]