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A Missing Journalist Has Created a Window of Opportunity

A Missing Journalist Has Created a Window of OpportunityThe best U.S. reaction to the current crises with Saudi Arabia might be one that tempers a major change with something more incremental and concrete.



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Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalist

Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalistSaudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as “lies and baseless allegations”, as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist’s fate. A Saudi delegation was in Turkey for talks on the case, which threatens not only to harm fragile relations between the two countries but also to do serious damage to the reformist credentials of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the kingdom’s ties to the West. As the controversy intensified, the Washington Post reported Turkish officials had recordings made from inside the building that allegedly proved their claims Khashoggi was tortured and killed at the consulate.



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Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée Pens Obituary-Style Op-Ed For Missing Saudi Writer

Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée Pens Obituary-Style Op-Ed For Missing Saudi WriterHatice Cengiz, the fiancee to the Saudi journalist who has been missing for



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The Briefing Room: Journalist missing as pastor released from Turkey

The Briefing Room: Journalist missing as pastor released from TurkeyJamal Khashoggi is still missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey, and former Vice President Joe Biden is on the midterms campaign trail.



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Missing Saudi writer had big plans for his troubled region

Missing Saudi writer had big plans for his troubled regionBEIRUT (AP) — The Saudi contributor to the Washington Post who went missing more than a week ago and is feared dead had major plans, including a string of new projects to promote inclusiveness and accountability lacking around the Arab world, his friends say.



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Saudi delegation in Turkey for talks on missing journalist: source

Saudi delegation in Turkey for talks on missing journalist: sourceA Saudi delegation arrived in Turkey on Friday for talks on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last week at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish diplomatic source told AFP. The source gave no further details but state-run news agency Anadolu said the delegation arrived in the capital Ankara and would have talks with Turkish officials at the weekend.



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Richard Branson Suspends Saudi Talks Over Missing Journalist Khashoggi

Richard Branson Suspends Saudi Talks Over Missing Journalist KhashoggiWashington Post columnist Khashoggi was last seen entering the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, triggering an allegation by Turkish officials that he may have been murdered there. Saudi officials say Khashoggi left the building unharmed on the same day. “What has reportedly happened in Turkey around the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, if proved true, would clearly change the ability of any of us in the West to do business with the Saudi Government,” Branson said in an Oct. 11 statement posted on the Virgin website.



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Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalistSaudi Arabia has welcomed a joint investigation with Turkey into the “circumstances” of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, its official news agency SPA tweeted on Friday. “Official source welcomes the response of the Republic of Turkey to the request of Saudi Arabia to form a joint team… of specialists” from both countries “to investigate the circumstances of the disappearance of Saudi citizen, Jamal Khashoggi”, SPA said on Twitter.



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Media companies, executives drop out of Saudi event over missing journalist

Media companies, executives drop out of Saudi event over missing journalistEconomist Editor-In-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes will not participate in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, spokeswoman Lauren Hackett said in an email. Andrew Ross Sorkin, a CNBC anchor and New York Times business journalist, tweeted that he was not attending the conference, saying he was “terribly distressed by the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and reports of his murder.” Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi policies, went missing.



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Branson suspends Saudi links over missing journalist

Branson suspends Saudi links over missing journalistBritish entrepreneur Richard Branson is suspending two directorships linked to tourism projects in Saudi Arabia following the unexplained disappearance in Turkey of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement late Thursday, Branson said also that his Virgin group would suspend discussions with Saudi Arabia over proposed investment in Virgin Galactic, which is set to carry out its first space flight within weeks.



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