Activists seeking to hold the crown prince accountable for Khashoggi murder voice dismay.
“The State Dept takes no view on the merits of the present suit and reiterates its unequivocal condemnation of the heinous murder," US govt says.
Asim Ghafoor has been convicted of “money-laundering crimes linked to a US-based tax evasion operation”.
Slew of measures on mobile technology, cybersecurity announced; Biden raises Khashoggi killing with Saudi crown prince.
The street will serve as “a constant reminder, a memorial to Jamal Khashoggi's memory that cannot be covered up”, says official.
The development comes as Turkey is seeking a thaw in relations with Saudi Arabia.
Saudi embassy had said “Khalid al-Otaibi” was a common name in the country and arrested man “has nothing to do with the case”.
Americans and Prince Khalid bin Salman are expected to discuss matters including the war in Yemen and military contracts.
“They do not belong at the UN, but regrettably, often find accommodation there,” says Agnes Callamard.
For successive American administrations, concerns about human rights have seldom been much more than a pretence.
FO spokesperson says S. Arabia underlined it took all possible measures within its legal system to ensure justice is served.
Rights groups call for tough action.
The journalist was killed and dismembered by a team of operatives linked to the prince in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul.
Report says Saudi crown prince approved of an operation to capture or kill dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Istanbul prosecutors are seeking life imprisonment for two of the suspects and up to five years in jail for the remaining four.
Final verdict comes months after the slain journalist's sons said they had “pardoned” the killers.
Five people were sentenced to death in the journalist's murder.
The kingdom has carried out the trials of the accused in near-total secrecy.
One hopes the ghost of Jamal Khashoggi will haunt the benighted kingdom for as long as it survives.
In a Washington Post op-ed, Turkish president says agents of a "shadow state" in KSA were behind Khashoggi's murder.
Asked point-blank if he ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, MBS says: "Absolutely not. This was a heinous crime."
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has not spoken publicly about the killing inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last year.
Turkish tourism ministry reported Saudi visitor arrivals dropped more than 30 per cent in the first five months of 2019.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says liberal democracies must also "practise what we preach".
6-month investigation report finds credible evidence warranting further probe of top officials’ individual liability.
Murdered journalist's son says trial is still ongoing and "no settlement discussion had been or is discussed".
Individuals have been designated under Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act.
Khashoggi's children have been given multi million dollar homes and are paid thousands of dollars monthly, says report.
Ban has faced opposition from within German government and EU, but has support of rights groups.
NYT report alleges MBS' 'secret campaign' included surveillance, kidnapping, detention, torture of Saudis.