• $450 Billion in Investments at Stake in Saudi Crisis, Trump Says

    29 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump said $450 billion in investments are at stake as Congress raises pressure on him to punish Saudi Arabia for the presumed death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he promised to involve lawmakers in any U.S. response.
    Sanctions "could be considered," he said.
    Trump has previously said he opposes canceling what he says is a $110 billion deal for U.S. weaponry the Saudis intend to buy. But he cited a figure four times that in remarks on Thursday, apparently assigning a specific price tag to a package of vague deals and commitments signed with the Saudis when Trump...
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  • Who Is Jamal Khashoggi? A Saudi Insider Who Became an Exiled Critic

    29 days ago - By Washington Post

    The journalist hasn't been seen or heard from since he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.
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  • Turkey says it won't allow a 'cover-up' about Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia's explanation of his death prompts derision

    Turkey says it won't allow a 'cover-up' about Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia's explanation of his death prompts derision

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    Turkey said it won't allow a cover-up of what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia confirmed that he died in its consulate in Istanbul.
    According to the Turkish media, Turkish officials have vowed to reveal the details of their investigation into Khashoggi's death.
    Saudi Arabia initially denied a role in his death but later admitted the journalist died in its consulate after a "fist fight."
    That version of events has been questioned by US lawmakers and journalists.
    Turkey's ruling party has promised the country "will never allow a cover-up" about the death of Saudi...
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