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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate

Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate

Saudi Arabia said on Saturday a missing journalist had died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and it had fired two senior officials over his death, an account President Donald Trump said was credible but US lawmakers found hard to believe.

As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king checks son's power

As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king checks son's power

So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.

Turkish daily: audio recordings indicate Khashoggi tortured

Turkish daily: audio recordings indicate Khashoggi tortured

A Turkish newspaper yesterday published what it said were details from audio recordings that purported to document Saudi journalist and government critic Jamal Khashoggi's torture and interrogation.

Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate for second time

Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate for second time

A small group of Turkish investigators are examining the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Wednesday, a Reuters photographer said, the second such search this week of the premises after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago.

US says some militants withdrawing from Syria's Idlib

US says some militants withdrawing from Syria's Idlib

Some militants have withdrawn from the demilitarisation zone in Idlib following a deal between Russia and Turkey on the northwestern Syrian region, a US official said on Wednesday.

Tapes show Saudi journalist 'decapitated': Turkish daily

Tapes show Saudi journalist 'decapitated': Turkish daily

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated inside Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul, pro-government daily Yeni Safak reported Wednesday, saying it had heard audio recordings.

Saudi consul leaves Istanbul for Riyadh

Saudi consul leaves Istanbul for Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's consul to Istanbul on Tuesday left the Turkish city bound for Riyadh on a scheduled flight, reports said, as Turkey prepared to search his residence in the probe into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashogghi.

Saudi preparing report to admit Khashoggi was killed: CNN

Saudi preparing report to admit Khashoggi was killed: CNN

Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would admit Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed as the result of an interrogation that went wrong, CNN reported yesterday, citing two unnamed sources.

Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday: diplomatic source

Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday: diplomatic source

Turkey will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul later on Monday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish diplomatic source said.

Nineteen migrants killed in traffic accident in Turkey

Nineteen migrants killed in traffic accident in Turkey

Nineteen people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants reportedly heading for EU member Greece plunged off the highway into a waterway in western Turkey, state media said.

Macron says disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

Macron says disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

French President Emmanuel Macron said the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "very serious", calling for an investigation to yield "complete clarity" on what happened to him.

Turkey, US press Riyadh to explain fate of Khashoggi

Turkey, US press Riyadh to explain fate of Khashoggi

Turkey and the United States on Thursday ratcheted up the pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain how a journalist vanished after entering its Istanbul consulate last week ...