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IEA chief Birol not worried about Saudi oil supply cuts over journalist’s death

NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) – International Energy Agency (IEA) chief Fatih Birol said on Monday he is not worried Saudi Arabia will cut oil supply in response to any potential sanctions over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but urged common sense as political developments may impact energy markets. FILE PHOTO: General view of Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and ...

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Dismembered Journalists and America’s Long, Sick Relationship with Saudi Arabia

Follow Dale Hurd on Twitter and Facebook America finds itself saddled with a crucial ally in the Middle East who just sawed up a green card-holding US resident into pieces, reportedly while alive.   But while even long-time Saudi backer Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has threatened to “sanction the Hell out of” Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal ...

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Myanmar newspaper journalists held after handing themselves in to police

YANGON (Reuters) – Three senior journalists at Myanmar’s largest private newspaper were remanded in custody after handing themselves in to police on Wednesday, facing accusations of causing “fear or alarm” following a complaint from the Yangon regional government. Kyaw Zaw Linn, the editor in charge at Eleven Media arrives after being detained at Tamwe court in Yangon, Myanmar, October 10, ...

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Pompeo says Saudis committed to complete probe into journalist’s disappearance

ANKARA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has committed to conducting a complete investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday before departing the kingdom for Turkey. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hand with a Saudi official before leaving Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool Pompeo said he would ...

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Trump gives Saudi Arabia benefit of doubt in journalist’s disappearance

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump gave Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as U.S. lawmakers pointed the finger at the Saudi leadership and Western pressure mounted on Riyadh to provide answers. “I think we have to find out what happened first,” Trump told the Associated Press in an interview ...

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Teams probing Saudi journalist’s disappearance leave Istanbul consulate: witnesses

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish and Saudi teams investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi two weeks ago left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul early on Tuesday after a nine-hour search of the building, Reuters witnesses said. A security ofiicial holds barriers as officials leave Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal While the search was ...

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Saudi team probing journalist’s disappearance leaves Istanbul consulate: witness

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Saudi team investigating the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has left the Saudi consulate building in Istanbul, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday. Turkish police forensic experts leave from Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer A team of around 10 Turkish police investigators and a prosecutor had already left after a ...

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Turkey obtains recordings of Saudi journalist’s purported killing: paper

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s investigation into the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has revealed recordings made on his Apple Watch purportedly indicating he was tortured and killed, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Human rights activists and friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold his pictures during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey ...

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