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# saudi - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

UN experts demand probe into claim Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Arabia
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

UN experts demand probe into claim Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Arabia

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 2:50 PM 16,486 Views 20 Comments

The 2018 intrusion into the device led to the release of intimate images of Bezos.

# saudi - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia
# PATRIOT Act
# PATRIOT Act

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:20 PM 19,172 Views 19 Comments

The move was widely denounced by rights groups including Amnesty International.

# saudi - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Saudis vow 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder, US defence secretary says
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis vow 'complete' probe of Khashoggi murder, US defence secretary says

Oct 28th 2018, 1:39 PM 7,015 Views 21 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi was murdered after entering his country’s Istanbul consulate on 2 October.

# saudi - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Son of murdered journalist Khashoggi leaves Saudi Arabia
# Khashoggi
# Khashoggi

Son of murdered journalist Khashoggi leaves Saudi Arabia

Oct 25th 2018, 8:15 PM 25,216 Views 17 Comments

He is en route to the US.

# saudi - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Worst cover-up in the history of cover-ups': Trump lashes out at Saudi consulate murder
# Cover Up
# Cover Up

'Worst cover-up in the history of cover-ups': Trump lashes out at Saudi consulate murder

Oct 23rd 2018, 10:15 PM 26,004 Views 47 Comments

Turkish officials claim a 15-men team tortured, killed and dismembered the writer.

# saudi - Monday 22 October, 2018

Saudi Arabia says it doesn't know the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi's body
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia says it doesn't know the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi's body

Oct 22nd 2018, 7:25 AM 16,907 Views 36 Comments

Riyadh has said it did not know the whereabouts of his body.

# saudi - Thursday 18 October, 2018

US newspaper publishes 'last piece' by missing Saudi journalist
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

US newspaper publishes 'last piece' by missing Saudi journalist

Oct 18th 2018, 8:06 AM 13,696 Views 14 Comments

Jamal Khashoggi disappeared entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul on 2 October.

# saudi - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance
# Jamal Khashoggi
# Jamal Khashoggi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance

Oct 16th 2018, 11:25 AM 18,046 Views 52 Comments

Turkish police yesterday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since Jamal Khashogg went missing.

# saudi - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Turkey investigating if outspoken journalist was killed in Istanbul's Saudi consulate
# Khashoggi
# Khashoggi

Turkey investigating if outspoken journalist was killed in Istanbul's Saudi consulate

Oct 7th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,244 Views 10 Comments

The Turkish head of state added that he hoped to have the results “very quickly”.

# saudi - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

The Saudi king has ousted his nephew as crown prince, and installed his son
# Royal Reshuffle
# Royal Reshuffle

The Saudi king has ousted his nephew as crown prince, and installed his son

Jun 21st 2017, 7:29 AM 22,485 Views 23 Comments

His appointment completes a gradual removal of powers from Mohammed bin Nayef, who has been fired.

# saudi - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Saudi court upholds 10 year jail sentence and 1,000 lashes for blogger
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi court upholds 10 year jail sentence and 1,000 lashes for blogger

Jun 7th 2015, 7:03 PM 18,336 Views 61 Comments

The father of two has been behind bars since 2012 for setting up the website ‘Saudi Arabian Liberals’.

# saudi - Friday 16 January, 2015

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed
# Raif Badawi
# Raif Badawi

Saudi blogger's flogging for "insulting Islam" postponed

Jan 16th 2015, 7:15 AM 13,598 Views 49 Comments

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

# saudi - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

May 18th 2014, 11:54 AM 8,507 Views 10 Comments

The dead included men and women aged from their 60s to 80s.

# saudi - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

British men cannot sue Saudi Arabia over torture claims
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

British men cannot sue Saudi Arabia over torture claims

Jan 15th 2014, 8:35 AM 10,832 Views 35 Comments

Four men claimed they had been tortured by Saudi Arabian officials, and said their right of access to court had been violated.

# saudi - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia
# Jeddah
# Jeddah

Human body parts 'fall from the sky' in Saudi Arabia

Jan 5th 2014, 5:00 PM 49,566 Views 58 Comments

Initial indications were that the remains “fell from a plane’s landing gear” over the city of Jeddah.

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia
# Trade
# Trade

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister kick off Gulf trade mission in Saudi Arabia

Jan 5th 2014, 12:00 PM 9,795 Views 133 Comments

Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton will remain in the Gulf region until Thursday.

# saudi - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Saudi women get behind the wheel to protest against driving ban
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi women get behind the wheel to protest against driving ban

Oct 26th 2013, 3:04 PM 11,126 Views 78 Comments

Women have been driving in Saudi Arabia to protest against females not being issued licences.

# saudi - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

VIDEO: Uncanny impression of a police siren... by a schoolkid
# Weeeooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Weeeooooo

VIDEO: Uncanny impression of a police siren... by a schoolkid

Dec 19th 2012, 11:09 AM 650 Views 0 Comments

We’d better scarper!

# saudi - Monday 19 December, 2011

Saudi prince invests $300m in Twitter
# Twitter
# Twitter

Saudi prince invests $300m in Twitter

Dec 19th 2011, 8:20 AM 2,575 Views 9 Comments

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal holds stakes in other western giants including Apple and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.