- Saudi admission over critic's killing shields crown prince
Saudi Arabia's admission -- after emphatic denials -- over the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi is aimed at shifting the responsibility away from ...
Daily Mail. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:13:10 +0100.
- Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi account credible
Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate - Riyadh's first acknowledgement of his death after two weeks of denials that it was involved in his disappearance.
Reuters. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:45:17 -0400.
- Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', Paris watchdog says after Khashoggi death
The international community must keep up the pressure on Saudi Arabia after its admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in its Turkish consulate, Reporters without Borders (RSF) said on Saturday.
The Local. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:36:41 +0200.
- If Trump will not respond to Khashoggi killing, Congress might
Many US legislators are not accepting Saudi Arabia's explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death and are increasingly talking about sanctions - with or without the president's support.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:14:29 GMT.
- Former FBI Agent on Saudi Crown Prince: 'He Wanted to Send a Message'
Why would someone want Saudi Arabian Jamal Khashoggi dead? The former FBI agent Ali Soufan says that the journalist posed a threat to the House of Saud.
Spiegel Online. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:36:26 +0200.
- Trump a reluctant critic of Saudi Arabia despite pressure to act in Khashoggi scandal
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, US President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying "hopefully that will sort itself out".
Straits Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 18:09:28 +0800.
- Saudis confirm Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside consulate
Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate.
ABC News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:31:35 -0400.
- Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead
Two days after Jamal Khashoggi vanished into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, The Washington Post published a column featuring his byline and the headline "A missing voice."
Sarah El Deeb. Fox News. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:55:40 GMT.
- After denials, Saudis admit journalist Khashoggi died in consulate
Saudi Arabia's acknowledgement that Khashoggi died came after two weeks of denials and growing demands from Western allies for an explanation over Khashoggi's disappearance, which galvanized a global outcry and prompted some U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:27:01 EDT.
- Saudi Arabia: Journalist killed in consulate fight
Saudi Arabia has confirmed Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate in Istanbul after a fight broke out.
Sky News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:00:00 +0100.
- Turks Search Far-Flung Sites and Question Workers in Case of Missing Journalist
Turkish officials have claimed that Saudi Arabia orchestrated the assassination in Istanbul of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, but have not found his remains.
Carlotta Gall. New York Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:24:28 GMT.
- WashPost: Mnuchin Will Attend Anti-Terror Gathering in Riyadh
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin plans to attend a gathering of a newly created anti-terrorism council in Saudi Arabia next week despite mounting evidence that the kingdom ordered the murder of a dissident journalist in Turkey.
Newsmax. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:43:30 EDT.
- What Happened to My Friend Jamal Khashoggi Shows How Saudi Arabia Spreads Fear and Buys the West's Silence
Tawakkol Karman, who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, on how the death of Jamal Khashoggi reflects Saudi policy in Yemen and beyond
Yahoo. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:33:16 -0400.
- UNICEF warns against Yemen's economic crisis, violence
CAIRO (AP) - The United Nations children's agency says Yemen's economic crisis and the relentless violence at a key Red Sea port city risk leaving millions of children and families without food, clean water and sanitation. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 05:24:32 -0400.
- Pressure Mounts on Trump to Confront Saudis on Khashoggi Disappearance
The Trump administration is under increased pressure to obtain Saudi Arabia's explanation of the disappearance of Saudi-born journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey two weeks ago. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 05:00:00 -0400.
The Arabian Peninsula is located in southwestern Asia, in a region
known as the Middle East. Nations on the Arabian Peninsula
include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait, as well as Oman, Qatar,
Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. To the northwest of the
peninsula lie the Arab States of Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Arabic is the primary language of these States.
More news and information about selected Arab nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital city is Riyadh, and its national
currency is the Saudi Arabian Riyal. In 2007, the population of
Saudi Arabia was estimated at 27,601,000.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's capital city is Manama, and its national
currency is the Bahrain Dinar. The estimated population of Bahrain
in 2007 was 709,000.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's capital city is Amman, and its
national currency is the Jordanian Dinar. In 2007, the population
of Jordan was estimated at 6,053,000.
The State of Kuwait's
capital city is Kuwait City, and its national
currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. The estimated population of Kuwait
in 2007 was 2,506,000.
The Republic of Lebanon's capital city is Beirut, and its national
currency is the Lebanese Pound. In 2007, the population of Lebanon
was estimated at 3,926,000.
The Sultanate of Oman's capital city is Muscat,
and its national currency is the Omani Real.
The estimated population of Oman in 2007 was 3,205,000.
The State of Qatar's capital city is Doha, and its national currency
is the Qatari Riyal. Qatar's estimated population in 2007 was
The United Arab Emirates' capital city is Abu Dhabi, and its national
currency is the Dirham. In 2007, the UAE's estimated population
The Republic of Yemen's capital city is San'a, and its national currency
is the Yemeni Riyal. Yemen's population in 2007 was estimated at