Tag: Jamal Khashoggi murder
Polls have shown some two-thirds of German citizens reject weapons exports, owing to Germany's dark and bloody history.
Saudi ambassador to China Turki bin Mohammed Al-Madi says the two countries will sign agreements and memorandums of understanding.
Police believe information obtained in the investigation indicate that the dismembered remains of Khashoggi may have been burned.
Cengiz, a Turkish researcher, had waited outside the Istanbul consulate for hours on the day Khashoggi was killed.
The panel comprises Agnes Callamard, UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, British barrister Helena Kennedy and pathology expert Duarte Nuno Vieira.
Turkey has accused Saudi Arabia of not fully cooperating to uncover the journalist's killing.
Washington Post's CEO Fred Ryan said Khashoggi's death had "touched his Washington Post colleagues deeply."
The UN and human rights groups have called for an independent investigation into Khashoggi's killing.
Turkish television station A-Haber claimed Khashoggi's dismembered body was inside five suitcases and two large black bags carried into the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul.
Ibrahim al-Assaf replaced Adel al-Jubeir as foreign minister in the sweeping government shake-up ordered by King Salman.
Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly three months ago.
Turkey's chief prosecutor's office sought warrants for Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, described as being 'among the planners' of Washington Post contributor Khashoggi's murder.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been on an Arab tour before he attends the Group of 20 summit in Argentina on Friday.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman flew to the UAE on Thursday, moving on to Bahrain, stopping by Egypt for a two-day visit before heading to Tunisia.
Crime scene investigators were inspecting a well in the garden of the first villa in Samanli village.
Trump on Tuesday glossed over the Central Intelligence Agency's reported conclusion that the Saudi crown prince had authorised the killing.
Turkey has repeatedly called for those who ordered the murder to be held accountable but has stopped short of directly blaming Prince Mohammed.
Germany has already suspended issuing future weapons export licences and has moved to halt all arms sales, while France will decide soon on sanctions over Khashoggi's killing.
Dozens of princes and cousins from powerful branches of the Al Saud family want to see a change in the line of succession but recognise that the king is unlikely to turn against his favourite son, known in the West as MbS.
A second voice recording - said to be 15 minutes in length - is claimed to reveal that the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi had been premeditated.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also repeated Erdogan's call that the suspects in the case should be tried in Turkey, not Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi prosecutor has requested the death penalty for the five who are charged with ordering and committing the crime and for the appropriate sentences for the other indicted individuals.
Our intelligence organisation did not hide anything - we played the recordings to all who wanted them including the Saudis, the USA, France, Canada, Germany, Britain.
The luggage contained 10 phones, five walkie-talkies, intercoms, two syringes, two defibrillators, a jamming device, staplers, and scissors.
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