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Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump’s response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally.

CIA denies director told to skip Senate briefing

The CIA is denying that Director Gina Haspel was instructed not to attend a classified briefing with senators dealing with Yemen and the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump defies calls to punish crown prince for writer’s death

President Donald Trump has declared he will not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing.

Trump says no new punishment for writer’s murder

Trump says the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia "vigorously deny" any knowledge of the planning and execution.

Trump pressed to levy harsh US response to Khashoggi killing

President Donald Trump faces increasing pressure to take tougher measures against Saudi Arabia over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

US to revoke visas of Saudis implicated in killing of writer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is revoking the visas of some Saudi officials implicated in the death of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi’s son

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom announced early Monday, to express condolences for the death of the journalist killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal’s entourage.

Saudi consul leaves country

Turkey's state-run news agency says the Saudi consul to Istanbul has left for Saudi Arabia, hours after Turkey said his official residence would be searched in connection with a Saudi writer's disappearance.

Turkish officials to search Saudi consul’s home in missing journalist case

The official did not say when the search of the consul's home would take place.

Turkey, Saudis to jointly inspect consulate

The inspection is taking place nearly two weeks after Jamal Khashoggi disappeared there.

Saudi delegation in Turkey for talks on missing writer

Anadolu Agency said Friday that the delegation would hold talks with Turkish officials over the weekend.

Paul to push for halting arms sales to Saudis

Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he'll try to force a vote in the Senate this week blocking U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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