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Source: Fox News

Trump unsure whether Saudi Crown prince knew of Khashoggi murder: ‘Maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!’

Today 02:25 GMT

President Trump on Tuesday said he was unsure whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about the murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

“King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman vigorously deny any knowledge of the planning or execution of the murder of Mr. Khashoggi. Our intelligence agencies continue to assess all information, but it could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event – maybe he did and maybe he didn’t!”

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Source: Global News

Saudi women activists are being tortured and sexually harassed in prison: reports

Today 04:16 GMT

Several imprisoned Saudi human rights activists, including women, have been subjected to sexual assault and torture by electrocution, flogging and sleep-deprivation, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

READ MORE: Saudi women are protesting strict clothing rules by wearing abayas inside out. Most of the women activists detained in Saudi prisons are mothers or grandmothers, and have been detained without charges or access to legal representation for around six months now.

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Source: The Guradian

Mohammed bin Salman expected to attend G20 summit

Today 02:25 GMT

The Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, widely suspected of ordering the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is expected to attend the G20 summit in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, the Argentinian government has confirmed.

“This is a bold effort to force the issue of whether world leaders are willing to work with Saudi Arabia, saying if you are going to do that, you’re going to have to work with Mohammed bin Salman,” Alterman said.

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Source: Global News

Some Saudi royals turning on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after Khashoggi murder

Today 00:35 GMT

Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia‘s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said.

Rather, they are discussing the possibility with other family members that after the king’s death, Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, 76, a younger full brother of King Salman and uncle of the crown prince, could take the throne, according to the sources.

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Source: Global News

Saudi women are protesting strict clothing rules by wearing abayas inside out

Monday 20:55 GMT

Women in Saudi Arabia are protesting the country’s strict clothing laws by wearing their abayas — long, loose-fitting robes — inside out.

READ MORE: As Saudi prince’s ‘revolutionary’ persona unravels, King Salman does damage control. Strict dress codes on women in Saudi Arabia have been enforced for several years, meaning they have to wear clothing such as headscarves and abayas in public. Using the hashtag #InsideOutAbaya, Saudi women are posting photos of themselves denouncing the kingdom’s rules.


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