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EPA/THAI IMMIGRATION BUREAU Image caption Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, pictured at Bangkok airport, says she "

Rahaf al-Qunun flying to Canada in asylum bid

 23:44 11/01/2019

A Saudi woman who fled her family and became stranded at Bangkok's main airport is now flying to Canada to seek asylum, Thai officials say.

Ms Alqunun posted an image to Twitter saying she was ‘happy’ at the UNHCR recognising her as a refugee. Picture: TwitterSource:Supplied

Fleeing Saudi teen’s big mistake

 22:19 10/01/2019

If it weren’t for an error Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun made in Bangkok airport escaping her family she could have been in Australia by now.

The couple had made high-profile friends and were celebrities in their homeland. Picture: InstagramSource:Supplied

Hunt for answers into Saudi celebrity power couple’s whereabouts goes viral

 14:10 09/01/2019

They were a celebrity power couple who rubbed shoulders with Meghan Markle and Hollywood stars until, one day, they simply vanished.

Donald Trump, right, looks at Vladimir Putin at the G20 leaders’ summit. Photograph: Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

'I am worried': Macron's chat with Saudi prince captured at G20

 10:09 01/12/2018

French presidential aide confirms they spoke about Khashoggi murder and Yemen after microphone picks up informal talk
 

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

Prince ‘ordered Khashoggi be silenced’

 22:59 22/11/2018

The CIA reportedly has a taping of a call in which Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave orders to “silence Jamal Khashoggi as soon as possible”.

EPA / Mike Pompeo backed Mr Trump, saying "it's a mean, nasty world out there"

Trump defends Saudi Arabia ties despite Khashoggi murder

 06:03 21/11/2018

US President Donald Trump has strongly defended ties with Saudi Arabia despite international condemnation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

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CIA ‘concludes with high confidence’ Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi murder – reports

 13:04 17/11/2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey last month, the CIA has concluded, according to anonymous sources who spoke with the Washington Post and Reuters.

Mohammed Bin Salman

US sanctions 17 Saudis allegedly implicated in Khashoggi murder

 00:52 16/11/2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said Thursday that his agency "will continue to seek all relevant facts, consult Congress, and work with other nations to hold accountable those involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi."

Civil war has been tearing Yemen apart since 2015. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

Saudi Arabia forcing millions into starvation while world obsesses over murdered journalist

 00:41 30/10/2018

WHILE everyone is obsessing over the gruesome killing of a journalist, Saudi Arabia has been doing something much worse. WARNING: Distressing

Mohammad bin Salman speaks during the Future Investment Initiative on Oct 24.   Photographer: Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Kingdom Council/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Saudi Crown Prince Vows Khashoggi Justice in Defiant Speech

 03:16 25/10/2018

The shifting Saudi narrative has created a dilemma for President Donald Trump, who has worked closely with Prince Mohammed and other Gulf Arab allies to isolate Iran after ditching the nuclear accord earlier this year in the face of objections from European signatories.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 file photo, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, center, Jordan's King Abdullah II second left, and Ethiopia's Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, second right, attend the Future Inves

In Africa, praise for Saudi Arabia reveals diplomatic dance

 22:05 24/10/2018

Across the continent in Mauritania, the Islamic republic has twice issued statements in support of Saudi Arabia since Khashoggi's disappearance, saying: "Mauritania is also confident in Saudi justice." Another foreign ministry statement denounced the "campaign of false allegations.

SFGate / Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington on March 7, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo

Khashoggi death: US meets Saudi crown prince despite criticism

 06:28 23/10/2018

A senior US official has held talks with Saudi Arabia's crown prince in Riyadh, despite growing concern over the Saudis' role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Turkish forensic police investigate an abandoned car belonging to the Saudi consulate. Picture: AFPSource:AFP

Bizarre Saudi trick exposed

 02:27 23/10/2018

THE Saudis undertook an extraordinary ploy to fool authorities after the “murder” of a journalist, but a photo revealed the truth.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast

The Real Reasons Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Wanted Khashoggi ‘Dead or Alive’

 11:51 22/10/2018

His death is key to understanding the political forces that helped turn the Middle East from a region of hope seven years ago to one of brutal repression and slaughter today.

Dark disappearances: How Saudi critics keep going missing

Dark disappearances: How Saudi critics keep going missing

 11:35 22/10/2018

In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's death, BBC Arabic looks at how Saudi Arabia has dealt with its citizens who criticise it from abroad.

© Reuters / Kevin Lamarque

Trump finds Saudi version of Khashoggi death ‘credible’, touts arms deals with 'great ally'

 12:51 20/10/2018

Calling Saudi Arabia a crucial ally against Iran that purchases billions of dollars-worth of US weapons, Donald Trump lamented Khashoggi’s “unacceptable” death but praised Riyadh for making the first arrests in the ongoing probe.

AP / Gustavo Garello

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin won't attend investors summit in Saudi Arabia

 00:41 19/10/2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Saudi Arabia's rulers that the U.S. takes "very seriously" the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

A man previously seen with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s entourage arrives at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul on the day Jamal Khashoggi went missing. Picture: APSource:AP

Khashoggi ‘kill squad’ member dies in ‘suspicious’ road accident

 00:07 19/10/2018

A MAN suspected as being part of a team of Saudi security forces who “tortured and killed” journalist Jamal Khashoggi has died in a “suspicious” car accident.

A security officer looks through a partially open door of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. Picture: Ozan Kose/AFPSource:AFP

Trump’s warning to Saudi Arabia

 00:08 14/10/2018

THE US President did not mince words when describing the “severe punishment” Saudi Arabia could attract over a missing journalist.

Times are changing in Saudi Arabia.Source:istock

An incredible thing just happened in Saudi Arabia, but there’s a problem

 07:24 07/10/2018

IT’S a kingdom of unimaginable riches which has made an incredible move. But there’s a troubling problem behind it.

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