Tag: Saudi

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

Senate to get briefing on Saudi Arabia that could determine sanctions

Senators expect to get a briefing next week from senior Trump administration officials on Saudi Arabia that could determine whether Congress goes forward with sanctions on the longtime U.S. ally.  Two congressional sources said an “all-senators briefing” is expected when the Senate returns to Washington after the Thanksgiving recess. ADVERTISEMENT The briefing could determine whether there’s […]

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

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 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

The Latest: France shrugs off Saudi prince's presence at G20

Updated 8:40 am PST, Friday, November 23, 2018 FILE – In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. less FILE – […]

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 23 2018

Trump Claims the CIA 'Didn't Conclude' That the Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi's Murder

President Donald Trump disputed that U.S. intelligence officials have definitively concluded that Saudi’s crown prince ordered the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi, while continuing to tout the importance of maintaining economic ties with the Kingdom. A confidential Central Intelligence Agency report on Khashoggi’s death says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “might have done it,” […]