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‘We don’t have a history of murdering our citizens’: A Saudi official says reports that the Saudi Crown Prince is connected to the death of Jamal Khashoggi are ‘ridiculous’

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir told Deutsche Welle, a German state-owned broadcasting company, that reports of Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination being “authorised” by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are “ridiculous.” “If Saudi Arabia was so bad, nobody would come,” Al-Jubeir said of foreign investors flocking to […]
‘We don’t have a history of murdering our citizens’: A Saudi official says reports that the Saudi Crown Prince is connected to the death of Jamal Khashoggi are ‘ridiculous’
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A Facebook executive suggested that smartphone software may be to blame for the alleged attack on Jeff Bezos’ iPhone

Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook’s EMEA vice president, said that the recently reported hack of Jeff Bezos’ iPhone highlights “potential underlying vulnerabilities” on smartphone operating systems, according to Bloomberg. A forensic analysis from FTI Consulting indicated that Bezos’ had been using an iPhone X as his personal device, although there is no […]
A Facebook executive suggested that smartphone software may be to blame for the alleged attack on Jeff Bezos’ iPhone
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Trump has ’emboldened’ and ‘enabled’ authoritarians like Putin as they seek to become presidents for life

President Donald Trump’s attacks on democratic institutions at home and praise for authoritarians abroad has “enabled” and “emboldened” such leaders, experts warn. Russia’s government resigned this week as President Vladimir Putin is seemingly taking steps toward becoming president for life, in a move that mirrors similar actions from other autocratic […]
Trump has ’emboldened’ and ‘enabled’ authoritarians like Putin as they seek to become presidents for life
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Saudi crown prince defended China’s imprisonment of a million Muslims in internment camps, giving Xi Jinping a reason to continue his ‘precursors to genocide’

China is subjecting the Uighurs, a mostly Muslim ethnic minority in its west, to a crippling amount of surveillance and has reportedly detained up to 2 million of them in internment camps. Beijing justifies its crackdown as a counterterrorism measure. Many Western countries have slammed the policy, but China has […]
Saudi crown prince defended China’s imprisonment of a million Muslims in internment camps, giving Xi Jinping a reason to continue his ‘precursors to genocide’
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Jeff Bezos alleges ties between Saudi Arabia and National Enquirer’s publisher, David Pecker, and it could all relate to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Jeff Bezos has accused American Media Inc. of attempting to blackmail him. Bezos suggested this alleged effort may have been politically motivated and referenced a connection to Saudi Arabia several times. Bezos owns the Washington Post, which has been leading coverage of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was […]
Jeff Bezos alleges ties between Saudi Arabia and National Enquirer’s publisher, David Pecker, and it could all relate to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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Defying Trump, Senate Republicans move to officially blame Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

On Thursday, US Senators unanimously passed a non-binding resolution blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s killing. Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday introduced the joint resolution condemning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s death. The joint resolution must […]
Defying Trump, Senate Republicans move to officially blame Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s death