Saudi Arabia

Prominent Saudi family urges West to help free detained children

Security official who fled to Canada after MBS' rise to power says his children were detained in March.

Prominent Saudi family urges West to help free detained children

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi activists: Khashoggi murder case 'political, not personal'

Saudi activists say perpetrators in homicide cases cannot be pardoned and reaffirm Jamal Khashoggi's case as political.

Saudi activists: Khashoggi murder case 'political, not personal'

Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi's son Salah says family 'forgives' killers

Salah Khashoggi releases statement on Twitter as activists hit back saying murder case is not familial but political.

Jamal Khashoggi's son Salah says family 'forgives' killers

AJ Impact

Could the oil price crisis radically redefine US-Saudi relations?

As the US shale patch suffers, political pressure mounts on Trump to take Saudis to task.

Could the oil price crisis radically redefine US-Saudi relations?

Saudi Arabia

Istanbul prosecutor indicts Saudi suspects for Khashoggi killing

Former deputy head of Saudi Arabia's general intelligence and former royal court adviser also accused in indictment.

Istanbul prosecutor indicts Saudi suspects for Khashoggi killing

Jamal Khashoggi

US lawmakers push for release of intelligence on Khashoggi murder

Defying Congress, the Trump administration refused to publicly release US intel on the killing of Saudi journalist.

US lawmakers push for release of intelligence on Khashoggi murder

United States

Pompeo says to raise Saudi human rights record in trip to kingdom

Top US diplomat says he plans to bring up case of jailed Saudi-American doctor Walid Fitaihi with kingdom's leaders.

Pompeo says to raise Saudi human rights record in trip to kingdom

UpFront

Khashoggi murder: Western powers are 'sending the wrong message'

UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard laments the West's unwillingness to challenge the Saudi crown prince.

Jamal Khashoggi

US senator presses for declassified report on Khashoggi's killing

Even though the Senate has the power to unilaterally declassify information, the move appears unlikely to succeed.

US senator presses for declassified report on Khashoggi's killing

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee': Report

Guardian says US officials asked UK counterparts to 'keep close eye' on Hatice Cengiz after Saudi plans were revealed.

Saudi Arabia 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee': Report

AJ Impact

Israeli surveillance software lawsuit goes behind closed doors

Pegasus is linked to political surveillance in Mexico, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia: University of Toronto's Citizen Lab.

Israeli surveillance software lawsuit goes behind closed doors

Jamal Khashoggi

'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned

Global condemnation as Saudi exonerates crown prince's aides over journalist's murder, but US welcomes 'important step'.

'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned

Jamal Khashoggi

Five sentenced to death over Khashoggi's murder

Former high-profile Saudi royal adviser al-Qahtani investigated but not charged and released.

Five sentenced to death over Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Media

'Historically low number' of journalists killed in 2019

Reporters Without Borders says 49 journalists died around the world this year, lowest death toll in 16 years.

'Historically low number' of journalists killed in 2019

Jamal Khashoggi

US bars ex-Saudi diplomat from entering US over Khashoggi murder

US bars Mohammed al-Otaibi, who served as the Saudi consul general in Istanbul when Jamal Khashoggi was killed.

US bars ex-Saudi diplomat from entering US over Khashoggi murder