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Sources: Defense bill stripped of tougher Saudi Arabia measures

When an annual defense spending bill was passed by the House of Representatives this week, it was stripped of multiple measures to compel tougher consequences on Saudi Arabia for human rights abuses, three congressional sources familiar with the legislation told CNN.

Trump stresses Saudi Arabia response to Navy base attack

President Donald Trump's support for Saudi Arabia in the wake of a deadly shooting by a Saudi national at a Florida naval base is underscoring the latitude Trump gives the Kingdom's rulers, even as Congress has pushed to limit the ties between Washington and Riyadh.

Petition to investigate Saudi crown prince sent to ICC

Two Washington attorneys are calling on International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to push for an investigation into Saudi Arabia's crown prince for the alleged kidnapping, torture and assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi one year after his disappearance as well as for other crimes against humanity, according to a petition obtained by CNN on Tuesday.

Senators press Saudi crown prince on Jamal Khashoggi slaying

Sen. Angus King, an Independent from Maine, and Indiana Republican Sen. Todd Young told CNN on Tuesday that they pressed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about last year's murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a meeting in Jeddah over the weekend.

Facebook takes down Saudi-linked influence campaign

Facebook said Thursday it had found evidence of something cyber security and national security experts have long suspected: people tied to the government of Saudi Arabia have been running covert campaigns on Facebook and Instagram in a bid to prop up support for the kingdom and

Trump says he is 'extremely angry' about Khashoggi murder

President Donald Trump said Friday he was "extremely angry and very unhappy" about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi but claimed that "nobody has directly pointed a finger" at Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, despite the conclusions of the CIA and a United Nations report.

Trump-Erdoğan meeting comes amid Russian weapons dispute

President Donald Trump is set to come face-to-face with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Saturday in Osaka, Japan, amid a dispute between the two countries over Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system and sharp divide over who is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

UN investigator blames Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi murder

There is "sufficient credible evidence" Saudi Arabia's crown prince bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he should be investigated for it, a United Nations special rapporteur said in the first independent investigation into the death.

US human rights report notes Khashoggi killing

The State Department's human rights report for 2018 released Wednesday notes Saudi Arabia's killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi without mentioning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who US intelligence services believe ordered the premeditated murder.

Warner: Trump 'consistently' overrides advice of intel community

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee said Sunday that President Donald Trump "has consistently been willing to override the advice of the intelligence community" on everything from his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance to the deaths of

White House: Kushner met with Saudi crown prince

President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner met with Saudi Arabia's crown prince Tuesday in their first face-to-face encounter since the October 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.