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Source: Fox News

Graham: Saudis would 'be 'speaking Farsi in about a week' without US support against Iran

Today 06:59 GMT

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told Fox News on Sunday that Saudi Arabia's military "can't fight out of a paper bag" when confronted with Mideast challenges including Iran, and insisted that the U.S. has the necessary leverage to punish the Saudi leadership for its apparent role in the murder of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi. “Let me put it this way -- I want to be very blunt with you," Graham told host Maria Bartiromo on "Sunday Morning Futures."

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Source: DW

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were 'I can't breathe': report

Today 06:04 GMT

Jamal Khashoggi's last words were "I can't breathe," CNN reported Sunday, citing a source who had read the transcript of an audio recording of the murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The source told CNN the translated transcript provided by Turkish intelligence made it clear there was "no botched rendition attempt, but the execution of a premeditated plan to murder the journalist" in early October.

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Source: The Guradian

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia refuses to extradite suspects to Turkey

Today 06:04 GMT

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has rejected demands to extradite suspects connected to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as sought by the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdo?an.

Qahtani was among 17 Saudi officials targeted by sanctions imposed by the US Treasury Department in mid-November for “his role in preparing for the operation” against the journalist.

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Source: BBC

Saudis not to extradite Khashoggi suspects

Today 06:04 GMT

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has ruled out extraditing to Turkey suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

In his first column for the newspaper, Khashoggi said he feared being arrested in an apparent crackdown on dissent overseen by the prince since.

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Source: ABC News

Senators say they are intent on punishing Saudi Arabia for role in Khashoggi killing

Saturday 01:32 GMT

Supporters of bipartisan legislation designed to strongly rebuke Saudi Arabia for the role its Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, allegedly played in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, say they believe they have secured enough votes for final passage.

A sizable number of senators on both sides of the aisle have rejected the administration's handling of the Khashoggi killing. The president has said he is not certain that MBS killed Khashoggi, and his secretaries of Defense and State told reporters last week that there is no definitive proof the Saudi crown prince is to blame.


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