World / Politics Jun 10, 2019

Senators hope to force vote on U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Opposition to President Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of ...

Memorial honors Jamal Khashoggi, other journalists slain in 2018

World Jun 4, 2019

Memorial honors Jamal Khashoggi, other journalists slain in 2018

Twenty-two journalists killed in 2018 had their names added to a Washington memorial Monday as media rights defenders warned of growing threats to freedom of the press around the world. Among the names added to the Journalist Memorial at the Newseum were Jamal Khashoggi, the ...

Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention' against dissidents, report says

World Mar 18, 2019

Saudi crown prince approved 'intervention' against dissidents, report says

More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The campaign included surveillance, kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudis, said the ...