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October 8, 2018 9:55 AM Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist, murdered at a Saudi consolate in Instanbul

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan told reporters that authorities were examining camera footage and airport records as part of their investigation into the disappearance 436

June 11, 2017 4:41 AM Adnan Khashoggi: Billionaire playboy, arms dealer ex-owner of Ol Pejeta and his link to Trump

A black rhino roaming the endless expanses of the 90,000-acre Ol Pejeta Conservancy back in the 1970s would probably have been startled by the loud sounds of noisy parties from the residential property there, from time to time. The host of those parties, and master of Ol Pejeta, would happen to be none other than the Saudi arms dealer (on his way to being 47

June 6, 2017 5:49 PM Adnan Khashoggi: Saudi billionaire arms dealer dies aged 82

Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, a billionaire businessman known for his lavish lifestyle, has died in London at the age of 82. His family said in statement that he died peacefully while being treated for Parkinson's disease. Mr Khashoggi became one of the world's richest men in the 1970s and '80s by brokering international arms deals. His parties 14

October 22, 2015 7:43 PM After Assad audience, Russia eyes seizing diplomatic initiative on Syria

MOSCOW The Kremlin believes it has taught Washington an object lesson in how to take on Islamist militants in Syria. Basking in the afterglow of Bashar al-Assad's surprise visit to Moscow this week, it now believes it could lead the way diplomatically too. Russia's actions over Syria, from its decision to launch air strikes to the red carpet welcome 12

September 27, 2015 7:26 AM Iran criticizes Saudi Arabia over deaths of hundreds at Hajj pilgrimage

(CNN)Three days after hundreds of people died in a stampede at the holiest Muslim pilgrimage, the Hajj, Iran's Supreme Leader lashed out at host nation Saudi Arabia. "Saudi rulers instead of shunning (responsibility) must accept their responsibility in this grave incident by apologizing to the Muslim Ummah and bereft families," said Iran's Supreme Leader 39

September 26, 2015 8:13 AM Last day of Hajj shadowed by grief, death investigations

(CNN)What should be a day of celebration is now tempered by grief as millions of Muslims mark the final day of Hajj without hundreds of fellow worshippers. It's supposed to be a day of elation, the end of an annual journey to Mecca that many wait their entire lives for. But this year's Hajj is marred by the deaths of at least 717 people, killed in a stampede 23

July 22, 2015 11:16 PM Mideast Allies Ask ‘What’s Going On?’ as U.S. Sells Iran Accord

Any doubt that U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has a tough job selling the Iran nuclear deal to Mideast allies was probably erased by an exasperated question from Jordan’s top military officer. “Sometimes it’s difficult for us to know what the U.S. strategy is,” General Mashal al-Zaben told Carter in remarks overheard by reporters during a photo 11

July 15, 2015 12:38 AM Middle East Allies See Heightened Peril in Newly Empowered Tehran

WASHINGTON — Even in the final months of talks to peacefully resolve the conflict over Iran’s nuclear program, events across the Middle East showcased the acrimony between Washington and Tehran. The United States dispatched warships to the Persian Gulf, backed Saudi airstrikes against Iranian allies in Yemen and struggled to keep American air power from unintentionally 14

April 15, 2015 10:43 PM Stakes for Saudis are High in Yemen

Saudi Arabia faces a critical juncture in its air campaign against the Houthis in Yemen. There have been gains. The Houthis have been pushed back in Marib by tribal forces in the North and from areas of central Aden in the south. Their coalition with army units loyal to the ousted autocrat Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son Ahmed is also showing sign of wear and tear. In an attempt 11

April 10, 2015 4:36 PM Gulf Arabs eye Obama overtures with suspicion in wake of Iran talks

DUBAI (Reuters) - The world powers' interim nuclear accord with Iran coupled with U.S. President Barack Obama's call for political reform in Gulf Arab countries has rattled Washington's traditional allies in the region. Fearing change at home could play into the hands of Iran, their rival for influence across the Middle East, Gulf Arab leaders will have much to disagree 7