JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event
18 October, 2018, 06:32 | Author: Lawrence Cooper
The Swiss foreign ministry has summoned the chargé d'affaires of the Saudi Arabian embassy to express concern over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkey claims to have evidence that Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and columnist for the Washington Post, was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month - an accusation the Saudi government strenuously denies.
Almost two weeks since Jamal Khashoggi vanished in Istanbul, the shadow of the Saudi journalist's disappearance continues to loom ever larger.
"No matter how important they may be to our Iranian strategy", he added, "our ability to be a voice for human rights - and to go after regimes like [Syrian President Bashar] Assad, like [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, like what China does, like what [President Nicolas] Maduro does in Venezuela - all of that is undermined and compromised if we are not willing to confront something as atrocious as what's allegedly happened here".
A pro-government Turkish daily published preliminary evidence last week from investigators who it said had identified a 15-member Saudi intelligence team that arrived in Istanbul on diplomatic passports hours before Khashoggi disappeared.
Still, he was careful to hedge his language - as he has been largely since Khashoggi vanished after the journalist's visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. "We'll wait and see, but rest assured that when the president says we will take actions if we find out bad outcomes, he means it". "It's really only Saudi Arabia at this point".
President Donald Trump has vowed that the United States will get to the bottom of what happened to Khashoggi, and has warned of "severe punishment" if he were found to have been killed in the consulate.
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A Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem has always been regarded as indispensable to Palestinian statehood by its supporters. The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper described Mr Morrison's apparent change of heart as "unprincipled and craven".
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It looks like WWE has become a player in the ongoing diplomatic & proxy conflict between Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. To make things even worse for Crown Jewel , several talent have expressed not wanting to fly to Saudi Arabia for the event.
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Three cases were reported in 2017, and one other case was reported in Washington since the beginning of 2018. Meade said sometimes people recover from the paralysis, but others don't recover even after several years.
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Pentagon grounds F-35 fighter jet flights in wake of crash
Israel has also chose to follow in the US' footsteps and announced that it had grounded all of its F-35 stealth fighter jets. Some worldwide partners within the F-35 program are already commencing flying following conclusion of their inspections".
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Later Friday, Larry Kudlow, Trump's top economic adviser, said in Washington that preparations for the talks were under way. In the past two years, China has failed on only one criteria, its high trade surplus with the United States.
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DUP threatens 'serious action' over Brexit
But diplomats told Reuters hopes were high that a breakthrough on the Brexit deal would be made on Monday. As that departure date creeps closer, pressure on May from various directions is intensifying.