Former deputy head of Saudi Arabia's general intelligence and a former royal adviser among 20 suspects named by Istanbul prosecutor's office in its indictment over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Five people were sentenced to death and three more to jail terms totalling 24 years in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. A top aide to the Saudi crown prince under investigation was not charged.
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he bore "all the responsibility" over critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing as it happened under his watch.
UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard said slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a "deliberate, premeditated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible."
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took to Twitter to express the country's support for UN expert Agnes Callamard's proposal of an international criminal investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
UN extrajudicial executions investigator, Agnes Callamard, will issue her report on the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday, a statement says.
US President Donald Trump's administration has faced pressure from Congress over its sputtering response over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October.
Payments to four of children of the slain journalist "are part of an effort by Saudi Arabia to reach a long-term arrangement with Khashoggi family members, aimed in part at ensuring that they continue to show restraint in their public statements."
Agnes Callamard, UN special rapporteur, called on the kingdom to reveal the defendants' names and the fate of 10 others initially arrested in the murder case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The New York Times is reporting that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman authorised operations to silence dissent by what US authorities are calling the 'Rapid Intervention Group,' well before the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
The international police organisation, on Turkey's request, issued a red notice for 20 Saudi suspects over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkey's justice ministry says.
The Washington Post's has announced a fellowship in honour of its former columnist Jamal Khashoggi. As Saudi officials struggle to move past the Khashoggi killing, the fellowship could be another nuisance for Riyadh.
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