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Protesters hold symbolic funeral in Istanbul for New Zealand victims

16 March 2019, 9:10 PM

Hundreds of protesters held a symbolic funeral in Istanbul on Saturday to mourn the deaths of 49 people murdered in attacks on two New Zealand mosques.

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi before he was killed

UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder

16 December 2018, 1:52 PM

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a “credible” probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul.

A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

5 December 2018, 11:48 AM

The prosecutor’s office has concluded there is “strong suspicion” that Saud al-Qahtani and General Ahmed al-Asiri, who were removed from their positions in October, were among the planners of the October 2 killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Khashoggi at a press conference

CIA chief to brief lawmakers on Khashoggi murder: Senator

4 December 2018, 7:53 AM

CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a “small group” of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the chair of the Senate foreign relations committee said Monday.

Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

28 November 2018, 5:36 AM

The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces no overt criticism at home and who received lavish receptions earlier in his tour in visits to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

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