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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a news conference in Manama, Bahrain. Jamal Khashoggi was Katherine Roth's friend and mentor when she was a young reporter in Yemen in the mid-1990s. He was a perceptive guide and a much-needed bridge between political Islam and the West, Roth said. She said he changed her life and may even have saved it. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between culturesThe Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, guide, bridge between political Islam and the West
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
A man waits to enter Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed inside the consulate earlier this month. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
For 1st time, Saudis say Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulateSaudi Arabia admits Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fight, 18 people held as suspects.
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to sign a "Presidential Memorandum Promoting the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West," Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: US lawmaker: Saudi explanation 'not credible'A high-ranking Democratic lawmaker in the United States is expressing doubts about the credibility of Saudi Arabia's explanation that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul
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Saudi state-run news agency says royal court adviser close to crown prince fired in wake of Jamal Khashoggi killingSaudi state-run news agency says royal court adviser close to crown prince fired in wake of Jamal Khashoggi killing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Saudi state-run media: King Salman has proposal to restructure kingdom's intelligence services after Khashoggi killingSaudi state-run media: King Salman has proposal to restructure kingdom's intelligence services after Khashoggi killing
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Saudi state-run news agency says "the kingdom expresses its deep regret" over the slaying of writer Jamal KhashoggiSaudi state-run news agency says "the kingdom expresses its deep regret" over the slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi
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Saudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudis held as suspects in Jamal Khasoggi's deathSaudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudis held as suspects in Jamal Khasoggi's death
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Saudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi Consulate in a fightSaudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi Consulate in a fight
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Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikesSyrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group killed and wounded dozens
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Palestinian protesters gather as they attend a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Protesters gather on Gaza frontier, Israeli fire wounds 77Thousands of Palestinians have massed along Israel's frontier, with dozens approaching and breaching the perimeter fence that separates Gaza from Israel, 77 protesters wounded
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Hezbollah leader calls on Saudi Arabia to end war in YemenThe leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has called on Saudi Arabia to make a "courageous" decision and end the fighting in Yemen, saying the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey has tarnished the kingdom's image to an unprecedented degree
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, a fighter of Syrian opposition stands at a checkpoint in northwestern city of Idlib, Syria. A Turkish official says Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, that a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, in a written statement Friday said a summit will take place on Oct. 27. Russia and Turkey reached an agreement last month to set up a demilitarized zone around the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib preventing a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country.(Ugur Can/DHA via AP, File)
Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisisTurkish official says a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Christian leaders urge Israeli PM to nix church lands billChristian leaders in Jerusalem are urging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to stop a bill that the churches say would allow the state to appropriate land sold to buyers
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Egypt, Saudi conclude Tabuk-4 joint military drillsEgypt's military says its forces have concluded drills with Saudi Arabia held in Egypt's southern military zone
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UNICEF warns against Yemen's economic crisis, violenceUNICEF: Yemen's crisis, violence at key Red Sea city risk leaving millions more of children, families without food
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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