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Source: Reuters

Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

Tuesday 02:24 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Saudi leaders assured him everyone responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be held accountable, as Riyadh tries to resolve its biggest political crisis in a generation.

Pompeo told reporters he had raised a number of human rights issues with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, including women’s rights activists who have been detained for months and some allegedly tortured.

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Source: The Guradian

Pompeo: Saudi Arabia must hold Jamal Khashoggi's killers accountable

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

The Trump administration expects Saudi Arabia to hold “every single person” responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi accountable, the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said after talks with senior Saudi officials.

“Our expectations have been clear from early on: every single person who has responsibility for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi needs to held accountable,” Pompeo said.

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Source: Fox News

US service members killed in suicide blast in Syria, officials say

Thursday 14:31 GMT

Multiple U.S. service members were among those killed by a suicide blast that struck near a U.S.-led coalition patrol in Syria on Wednesday, a military official said.

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the blast, saying one of its members carried out a suicide attack and detonated his vest with explosives. The Observatory and the Kurdish-led Manbij Military Council, which runs the town, also said a suicide bomber was involved but did not immediately have any further details.


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