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Rhodes: House Dems Should Investigate What Trump Knew About Khashoggi and When

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up,” MSNBC Contributor and former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes stated House Democrats should investigate whether the White House knew that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the murder of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames Fethullah Gulen (seen) -- a cleric he once regarded as an ally -- for the July 15, 2016 coup plot that saw 250 killed, not including the plotters

Turkey, U.S. Dismiss Report Tying Cleric Gulen to Khashoggi Killing: ‘No Relation’

The U.S. State Department and officials in the government of Turkey both rejected reports Thursday suggesting that Ankara is attempting to tie the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to its crusade against Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen, who has resided in the United States for decades.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 23, 2018. - Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to …

Saudi Arabia Clears Crown Prince of Involvement in Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had absolutely no involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s public prosecutor said Thursday, adding that five Saudi officials face the death penalty if found guilty of the crime.

US President Donald Trump has tapped John Abizaid to serve as his ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Trump Picks Retired General John Abizaid for Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump’s pick to be US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when US-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a journalist critical of the Saudi royal family.

A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C) with blood on his hands protests outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2018, demanding justice for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. - US President Donald Trump said October 10, 2018 he has talked to …

Saudi ‘Kill Team’s’ Luggage Contained Syringes, Scissors: Report

Istanbul – Luggage carried by a 15-member Saudi team dispatched to Istanbul included scissors, defibrillators and syringes that may have been used against journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Saudi consulate, a pro-government Turkish daily said Tuesday.

A US Boeing KC-135 air refueling tanker during an exercise

U.S. to Halt Refueling Saudi Warplanes in Yemen

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is expected to stop refueling Saudi Arabian warplanes bombing Iran-allied Shiite Houthi terrorists in Yemen, the Pentagon and Sunni kingdom declared this weekend.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, seen here posing for a selfie during a brief appearance at the opening of a flagship investment forum in Riyadh, is scheduled on day two to give his first speech since the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis to Build First Nuclear Research Reactor

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday laid the foundation stone for the kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor, state media said, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its energy mix.

Trump, seen with Crown Prince Mohammed in the White House in March, has touted billions of dollars’ worth of arms deals with Saudis

Virgil: President Trump’s Foreign Policy Triumph Annoys the Media

Three related American foreign-policy goals—security for Israel, peace in the Middle East, and a new Middle Eastern alliance against Iran—have just scored major breakthroughs.  And if you haven’t heard about these successes, maybe that’s because the Main Stream Media are so busy attacking President Trump that they’ve lost interest in foreign reporting. 

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Saudi Crown Prince Hosts Israeli Evangelical Christian Leader

In a new sign of growing ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia, the kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman hosted a delegation of Evangelical Christians on Thursday in Riyadh led by a prominent pro-Israel advocate who also lives in the Jewish state.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has struck a deal for a balance of payments lifeline from Saudi Arabia

Iran Reaches Out to Pakistan as Sanctions Loom

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Wednesday to discuss border issues, energy, and greater cooperation on regional matters such as the conflicts in Yemen and Afghanistan.

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U.S. Universities Face Scrutiny over Financial Ties with Saudi Arabia

U.S. colleges and universities are now under scrutiny in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder for having received hundreds of millions of dollars from the Saudi Arabian government. MIT and George Washington University lead all other schools, receiving more than $75 million each from the Saudis.

An activist, wearing a mask depicting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, holds up his hands, painted with fake blood as he protests the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a candlelight vigil outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The poster reads in Arabic:' Khashoggi's …

Turkey Demands Extradition of 18 Khashoggi Suspects

Saud al-Mojeb, the public prosecutor of Saudi Arabia, arrived in Istanbul on Sunday night for meetings with Turkish officials over the investigation of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.

"If Iran wants to have good relations with Saudi Arabia, it has to change its policies. It has to respect international law," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said

‘Hysterical’: Saudi FM Slams Global Outcry over Brutal Khashoggi Murder

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s top diplomat said Saturday that the global outcry and media focus on the killing of a Saudi journalist earlier this month has become “hysterical” as he urged the public to wait for the results of an investigation before ascribing blame to the kingdom’s top leadership.

Saudi Arabia again changes its story on Khashoggi killing

Iranian MP: International Court Should Try Riyadh over Khashoggi Killing

An Iranian lawmaker suggested “trying” Saudi Arabia in an international court over its alleged involvement in the October 2 killing of journalist and Sunni kingdom critic Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency (AA) reported Friday, citing the semiofficial Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA).

CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Report: CIA Director Haspel Listened to Khashoggi ‘Murder Tape’

Conflicting reports emerged Wednesday about whether CIA Director Gina Haspel was given an opportunity by Turkish officials to hear the audio recording that allegedly captured Jamal Khashoggi’s death on October 2 inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.