(David Nassar) Are Riyadh and Abu Dhabi advancing a pawn on the regional scene? The Turkish daily Yeni Safak reported on 20 November that Saudi and Emirati troops were deployed east of the Euphrates in Syrian territories under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the coalition of Arab and Kurdish fighters dominated by…

The CIA concluded that the Saudi Crown Prince ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources aware of the investigations. This information leaked by the Washington Post, where the Riyadh-based critical journalist regularly collaborated, contradicts recent claims by the Saudi kingdom, which has…

The remains of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared after a visit to the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, were reportedly found in a garden on the territory of the Saudi Ambassador’s residence. This is reported in Haberler’s Turkish edition, Tuesday, October 23, citing statements by Dogu Perincek, chairman of the opposition Vatan (“Motherland”)…

After the Saudi confession, many questions remain open After Saudi Arabia’s confession in the case of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, many questions remained outstanding on Sunday 21 October 2018, to which Riyadh was urged to answer. It was 17 days after his disappearance that Saudi officials…

Saudi Arabia formally admitted on Saturday, 17 days after the events, that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, a case that had a global impact.vThe confirmation of Khashoggi’s death was relayed shortly before dawn by the Saudi official news agency SPA, which reported the dismissal of two senior Saudi…

King Salman intervenes personally and the royal family meets to discuss the future of Crown Prince Ben Salmane Media sources within the Saudi royal family have reported that King Salman intervened following the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “In the face of increasing pressure after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the wise men of…

Saudi suspect in Khashoggi case ‘dies in car accident’ A Turkish newspaper reported on Oct. 18 that one of the suspects involved in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi died in a “suspicious car accident” in Riyadh. Mashal Saad al-Bostani, a 31-year-old lieutenant of the Saudi Royal Air Forces, was among the 15 suspects…

NYT: Suspects in the Khashoggi case linked to the Saudi Crown Prince The Turkish authorities have reported the presence of 15 suspects allegedly linked to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to the New York Times, at least 9 of them worked for the security services, the army or a Saudi Ministry of…

After the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, international pressure is intensifying on Saudi Arabia to shed light on this mysterious case. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, on Tuesday for crisis meetings. But Pompeo took a remarkably moderate tone….

Turkish police say audio recording shows Khashoggi murdered Turkish police are reportedly in possession of an audio recording, which allegedly indicates that the missing Saudi dissident journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, was killed and dismembered at the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul It was reported on Monday 15 October 2018 from a senior official…