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Khashoggi murder: Senate defies Trump and votes to hold Saudi crown prince responsible for killing

Khashoggi murder: Senate defies Trump and votes to hold Saudi crown prince responsible for killingThe Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Defying Donald Trump’s desire to maintain close relations with Saudi Arabia including lucrative weapons deals, Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker proposed the legislation, which has been backed by at least 10 of his fellow Republicans. The CIA is reported to have assessed with “high confidence” that Crown Prince Mohammed was involved in the order to kill Mr Khashoggi, partly based on the judgement that as the country’s de facto ruler he would have had to have known.



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Jared Kushner Gave Saudi Crown Prince Advice After Khashoggi Slaying: NY Times

Jared Kushner Gave Saudi Crown Prince Advice After Khashoggi Slaying: NY TimesJared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, flouted



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Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murderA Turkish prosecutor has demanded that arrest warrants be issued against two Saudi nationals close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Turkish source close to the investigation said Wednesday. Khashoggi, 59, was killed shortly after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain paperwork for his upcoming marriage. The chief prosecutor’s office in Istanbul filed an application Tuesday to obtain the warrants for Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, described in court documents as being “among the planners” of the murder of the Washington Post contributor Khashoggi.



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Graham breaks with Trump, says evidence against Saudi prince in murder is 'a smoking saw'

Graham breaks with Trump, says evidence against Saudi prince in murder is 'a smoking saw'The South Carolina senator has been one of the president's most dependable allies, until now.



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Turkey seeks arrest of 2 former aides to Saudi crown prince

Turkey seeks arrest of 2 former aides to Saudi crown princeISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is seeking the arrest of two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.



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After CIA Briefing, Senators Lay Blame On Saudi Crown Prince In Khashoggi Killing

After CIA Briefing, Senators Lay Blame On Saudi Crown Prince In Khashoggi KillingWASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking with President Donald Trump, senators leaving a



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Saudi crown prince visits Algiers without meeting president

Saudi crown prince visits Algiers without meeting presidentAlgeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika called off a meeting with visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday because of ill health, the national news agency APS reported. Bouteflika postponed a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in February 2017 and was last seen on Algerian television on November 1 laying a wreath at the country’s independence war memorial. Prince Mohammed, on his first foreign tour since the October 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, held talks instead with Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, Algeria’s presidency said, during a low-key visit that was kept largely out of the media spotlight.



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Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria

Saudi crown prince arrives in AlgeriaPrime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia received the prince in the capital Algiers, the state news agency APS said. Before the summit, the heir to the throne of the world’s top oil exporter had visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia. On his way to Algeria he had stopped over in Mauritania, where Saudi Arabia pledged to build a large hospital in the capital Nouakchott, state media said.



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Saudi crown prince arrives in Algeria

Saudi crown prince arrives in AlgeriaSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the Algerian capital on Sunday night as part of a tour overshadowed by the murder of a dissident journalist. The powerful prince and his large delegation were seen being greeted on a red carpet at Algiers airport by Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and members of his government. Prince Mohammed set off last week on his first foreign tour since the grisly murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate on October 2.



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Erdogan takes Saudi prince to task, demands extraditions

Erdogan takes Saudi prince to task, demands extraditionsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded Saturday that Saudi Arabia extradite suspects in the killing in Istanbul of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, taking to task the kingdom’s crown prince who was basking in his quick return to the world stage at the G20. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s presence at the summit of the Group of 20 powers in Buenos Aires demonstrated he was firmly in control, as he met with Western leaders and sealed an oil pact with Russian President Vladimir Putin.



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