• All the atrocities Saudi Arabia committed before outrage over Jamal Khashoggi's death reached a fever pitch

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    The disappearance and death of journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi has thrust Saudi Arabia back into a global spotlight that centers directly on the Kingdom's troubled human-rights record.
    And because Khashoggi once enjoyed a level of proximity to the Saudi royal court, he was particularly outspoken about the Saudi leadership's worst impulses and its aversion to dissent.
    Khashoggi was last seen alive on surveillance video captured October 2 outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. He had arrived to retrieve documentation for a planned wedding to his Turkish fiancée Hatice...
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  • The operation that led to Khashoggi's killing was reportedly run via Skype by one of Crown Prince Mohammed's top henchmen

    The operation that led to Khashoggi's killing was reportedly run via Skype by one of Crown Prince Mohammed's top henchmen

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    The operation that led to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was reportedly coordinated via Skype by one of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's top aides, Reuters reports.
    Saud al-Qahtani, 40, reportedly directed the operation via Skype, and at one point allegedly said, "Bring me the head of the dog."
    Qahtani's close relationship to Prince Mohammed makes it harder for the Saudis to distance the crown prince from the deadly operation.
    The operation that led to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was reportedly coordinated via Skype by one of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's top...
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  • Saudis reportedly planned to cover up Khashoggi's death with a body double but abandoned that idea because of 'flawed' footage

    Saudis reportedly planned to cover up Khashoggi's death with a body double but abandoned that idea because of 'flawed' footage

    25 days ago - By Chron

    CCTV/Hurriyet via AP; CNN
    The Saudi agents who were allegedly involved in Jamal Khashoggi's death reportedly attempted to cover it up via the use of a body double.
    But they ultimately bailed on that plan because of the body double's "flaws."
    Part of the problem was the body double reportedly wore different shoes than Khashoggi when he entered the consulate.
    The Saudi government on Friday acknowledged Khashoggi was killed in their Istanbul consulate after weeks of denials, claiming he died as a result of a fistfight.
    The Saudi government further claimed his death was part of a "rogue...
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  • Fox News host Tucker Carlson slams 'false' outrage over the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    Fox News host Tucker Carlson slams 'false' outrage over the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Conservative Fox News host Tucker Carlson has repeatedly called the international - and bipartisan - uproar over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder by Saudi officials a politically motivated "stunt."
    Carlson accused the media and American politicians of selective outrage over the Saudi government's latest human rights violation.
    Conservative Fox News host Tucker Carlson has repeatedly called the international - and bipartisan - uproar over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder by Saudi officials a politically motivated and hypocritical "stunt" by the American "ruling...
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