Trump changes tone on Saudi Arabia amid mounting pressure

The Trump administration on Thursday shifted course in its handling of the Jamal Khashoggi case, responding to increased pressure from GOP critics and others calling on the president to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the apparent death of the U.S.-based…

Saudi former diplomat called 'pivotal' in Khashoggi's apparent assassination

The source said that Mutreb was fully aware of “the plot” of the operation. Mutreb, who was the first secretary at the Saudi embassy in London and has been described as a colonel in Saudi intelligence, is closely connected to…

Saudi Arabia Weighs Blaming Intelligence Official for Khashoggi Killing

Saudi Arabia Weighs Blaming Intelligence Official for Khashoggi Killing Image Saudi rulers are said to be considering placing the blame for the disappearance of a dissident on Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri. CreditCreditFayez Nudeldine/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By David D. Kirkpatrick…

Mnuchin Withdraws From Saudi Investment Conference Amid Khashoggi Inquiry

Mnuchin Withdraws From Saudi Investment Conference Amid Khashoggi Inquiry ImageSteven Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary, has withdrawn from an investment conference in Saudi Arabia.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times By Alan Rappeport and Eileen Sullivan Oct. 18, 2018 WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary…

Pompeo says the US will give Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' for Khashoggi investigation

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday after meeting with President Trump at the White House that…

Mnuchin says decision on Saudi conference coming 'very soon'

Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he would make a decision based on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s briefing to President Donald Trump on his visit earlier this week to Riyadh to discuss the Khashoggi case. Pompeo met with Trump earlier…

Suspect in Khashoggi Case, an Aide to Saudi Crown Prince, Is Shown Entering Consulate

Suspect in Khashoggi Case, an Aide to Saudi Crown Prince, Is Shown Entering Consulate ImageMaher Abdulaziz Mutreb, a frequent companion of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, in surveillance footage from the day of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance inside the Saudi consulate in…

Turkey searches Saudi consulate again, European ministers cancel Riyadh trip

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish investigators searched Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight looking for clues into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and senior European ministers pulled out of an investment summit in Riyadh amid…

Turkey searches Saudi consulate again, European ministers cancel Riyadh trip

Turkey searches Saudi consulate again, European ministers cancel Riyadh trip More By Bulent Usta ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish investigators searched Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight looking for clues into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal…

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi summit

The UK’s International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has pulled out of attending an investment conference in Saudi Arabia next week. It comes amid allegations the country was behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi has not been…