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    Saudis agree need for thorough probe: US

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:59am on October 17, 2018

    US top diplomat Mike Pompeo met Tuesday with Saudi King Salman and the crown prince seeking to defuse a crisis over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...

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    Turkey to search Saudi consulate Monday

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 04:36pm on October 15, 2018

    Turkey will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul later on Monday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a...

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    US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

    Reuters . Iran | Updated at 01:42pm on October 15, 2018

    The United States is seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran, president Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current US administration is the most hostile...

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    Saudi king Salman orders Khashoggi probe

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 11:27am on October 15, 2018

    Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday ordered an internal probe into the unexplained disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a joint Turkish-Saudi team was...

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    Saudi threatens to retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi disappearance

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 06:51pm on October 14, 2018

    Saudi Arabia rejected threats to punish it over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, saying the kingdom would retaliate against any sanctions with...

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    Turkey accuses Saudi of not cooperating as Trump threatens 'punishment'

    Agence France-Presse . Turkey | Updated at 12:26pm on October 14, 2018

    Turkey on Saturday accused Saudi Arabia of failing to cooperate with a probe into the disappearance of a journalist inside its Istanbul consulate, as US...

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    Trump threatens Saudis with punishment

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 09:43pm on October 13, 2018

    US president Donald Trump threatened Riyadh on Saturday with ‘severe punishment’ if a journalist was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, as Saudi officials were to...

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    Palestinian woman dies after West Bank stonethrowing

    Agence France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 09:30pm on October 13, 2018

    A Palestinian woman has died of her wounds after Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank threw stones at the car she was travelling in,...

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    Syria buffer free of heavy arms as jihadists face deadline

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:09am on October 11, 2018

    A planned buffer zone in northwest Syria has been cleared of heavy armaments ahead of time but a new deadline loomed Wednesday for the tougher...

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    Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week,...