Jamal Khashoggi: Trump ‘demands answers’ on missing Saudi

Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance President Donald Trump has vowed to “get to the bottom” of the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Trump told reporters he had talked to the Saudi authorities “at the highest level” about Mr Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi, a US resident and critic of […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Britain challenges Saudi Arabia

Image copyright TRT World Image caption This image appears to show Jamal Khashoggi entering the consulate last week The UK’s foreign secretary has told Saudi Arabia that Britain expects urgent answers over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a phone call to Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, Jeremy Hunt warned that “friendships […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the consulate Turkey says it will conduct a search of Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul over the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The country’s foreign ministry said Saudi Arabia was “open to co-operation” and a requested search of the building could now […]

Iraqis invited to apply online for ministerial posts

Image copyright EPA Image caption Adel Abdul Mahdi has until 1 November to form a new government Iraq’s Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi has launched a website to allow Iraqis to apply for ministerial positions in his new cabinet. In a statement on his personal Facebook account, Mr Abdul Mahdi invited “those with expertise, specialisation […]

Libyan forces capture Egyptian jihadist Hisham Ashmawi

Image copyright Libya National Army Image caption Libya National Army shared a picture of Hisham Ashmawi on Facebook Security forces in Libya have captured one of Egypt’s most wanted jihadists during an operation in the eastern port city of Darnah. Hisham Ashmawi, a former army officer, is accused of being behind several deadly attacks in […]

Manhunt after two Israelis killed at West Bank factory

Image copyright IDF Image caption Israel’s prime minister said security forces would soon bring the killer to justice Israeli security forces are searching for a Palestinian suspected of killing two Israelis and wounding a third in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, and Ziv Hajbi, 35, were shot dead at a […]

Syria war: Rebels ‘withdraw heavy weapons from Idlib buffer zone’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Nur al-Din al-Zinki faction said it was withdrawing its heavy weapons on Saturday Syrian rebel fighters are reported to have withdrawn their heavy weapons from the frontlines around Idlib province. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency said rockets, mortars and missiles had been removed in line with a deal to […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey investigates missing journalist

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since lunchtime on Tuesday Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi journalist. Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been heard from since Tuesday, when he entered the Saudi consulate in […]

Nobel Peace Prize for Yazidi Nadia Murad

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In 2014, Ms Murad became the face of a campaign to free the Yazidi people The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said the pair were “crucial” in fighting the crimes. […]

Jamal Khashoggi: Washington Post blanks out missing Saudi writer’s column

Image copyright Washington Post Image caption The blank column appears online and in the print edition The Washington Post has printed a blank column in support of its missing Saudi contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi – a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – has not been seen since visiting the Saudi consulate […]