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Senate Demands Answers On Khashoggi Murder After Trump Stands By Saudis

Senate Demands Answers On Khashoggi Murder After Trump Stands By SaudisMembers of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on both sides of the aisle



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U.S. sanctions 17 Saudis over killing of journalist Khashoggi

U.S. sanctions 17 Saudis over killing of journalist KhashoggiAmong those sanctioned were Saud al-Qahtani, who has been removed from his position as a top aide to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as well as the Saudi Consul General Mohammed Alotaibi and members of a 15-person team Turkey has identified as being involved in Khashoggi’s death. The announcement was unusual for Washington, which rarely imposes sanctions on Saudi nationals. It also allows President Donald Trump’s administration to stop short of any action that might affect lucrative U.S. arms deals with Saudi Arabia that he has vowed to preserve.



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U.S. imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penalty

U.S. imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penaltyThe U.S. Treasury Department sanctions were the first concrete response by the Trump administration to Khashoggi’s death in the Saudi consulate in Turkey in October. Among those sanctioned were Saud al-Qahtani, who has been removed from his position as a top aide to the powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as well as the Saudi Consul General Mohammad al-Otaibi and members of a 15-person team Turkey has identified as being involved. The measure was unusual for Washington, which rarely imposes sanctions on Saudi nationals.



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U.S. sanctions 17 Saudis over killing of journalist Khashoggi

U.S. sanctions 17 Saudis over killing of journalist KhashoggiThe U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing last month of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the first concrete response by the Trump administration to the journalist’s death. Among those sanctioned were Saud al-Qahtani, who has been removed from his position as a top aide to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as well as the Saudi Consul General Mohammed Alotaibi and members of a 15-person team Turkey has identified as being involved in Khashoggi’s death.



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How Blackstone Landed $20 Billion From Saudis for New Fund

How Blackstone Landed $  20 Billion From Saudis for New FundOne way Blackstone agreed to do just that: For every dollar that any other investor pays the asset manager to oversee its cash, Saudi Arabia gets to pay 15 cents less. In exchange, the Saudis will match other investors’ deposits in the fund.



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Saudis say 'don't know where' Khashoggi's body is

Saudis say 'don't know where' Khashoggi's body isSpeaking in an interview on Fox News, Jubeir said the Saudi leadership initially believed Khashoggi had left its diplomatic mission in Istanbul, where he was last seen on October 2. “The individuals who did this, did this outside the scope of their authority.



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Saudis Used Mole At Twitter To Track Dissidents For Troll Farm: Report

Saudis Used Mole At Twitter To Track Dissidents For Troll Farm: ReportThe Saudi government apparently groomed a mole inside Twitter to keep tabs on



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Turkey's Erdogan made clear Saudis are cooperating in Khashoggi probe: U.S.' Pompeo

Turkey's Erdogan made clear Saudis are cooperating in Khashoggi probe: U.S.' PompeoU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had made clear in talks in Ankara that Saudi officials were cooperating with Turkey’s investigation into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “He made clear that the Saudis had cooperated with the investigation that the Turks are engaged in and that they’re going to share information that they learn with the Saudis as well,” Pompeo told reporters aboard his plan after left Turkey.



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Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed AccidentallySaudi officials have contemplated announcing that journalist Jamal Khashoggi



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Trump Calls Media The ‘Enemy Of The People.’ Maybe The Saudis Took Him Literally.

Trump Calls Media The ‘Enemy Of The People.’ Maybe The Saudis Took Him Literally.WASHINGTON ― The American president who has made a habit of calling news media



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