Jamal Khashoggi: fallen critic of 'extremist' Saudi Arabia

World / Politics | FOCUS Feb 28, 2021

Jamal Khashoggi: fallen critic of 'extremist' Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi, whose gruesome 2018 murder was "approved" by Saudi Arabia's crown prince, according to a U.S. intelligence report, was a prominent journalist and critic of the ultraconservative kingdom's government. The 59-year-old Washington Post contributor went into self-imposed exile in the United States in 2017 ...

Biden downgrades Saudi crown prince to ‘recalibrate’ ties

World / Politics Feb 18, 2021

Biden downgrades Saudi crown prince to ‘recalibrate’ ties

U.S. President Joe Biden intends to "recalibrate” Washington's relationship with Saudi Arabia and will emphasize outreach to King Salman, in a move that signals a downgrade in ties with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the country’s de facto ruler. It is the latest sign Biden’s ...