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The suspects are charged with 'deliberately and monstrously killing, causing torment'
'This is daylight kidnapping. This is a forced disappearance,' says an associate of the prince.
(3rd UPDATE) UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard slams the move as 'the final act in [Saudi Arabia's] well-rehearsed parody of justice in front of an international community far too ready to be deceived'
Change came for Saudi women in mid-2016 when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveils his 'Vision 2030' plan, aiming at diversifying the kingdom's economy and ending its addiction to oil
'This decision guarantees that convicts who would previously have been sentenced to the lash will from now on receive fines or prison terms instead,' says the chairman of the state human rights commission
Princess Basmah bint Saud, an outspoken royal family member, writes on her verified Twitter account: 'As you may be aware (?) I am currently being arbitrarily held at Al-Ha'ir prison without criminal, or otherwise any charges'
Prosecutors accuse Saudi Arabia's deputy intelligence chief Ahmed al-Assiri and the royal court's media czar Saud al-Qahtani of leading the operation and giving orders to a Saudi hit team
(UPDATED) The detentions mark the latest crackdown by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has consolidated his grip on power
(3rd UPDATE) Aramco will sell 1.5% of the company in an initial public offering worth at least $24 billion
The deal will reportedly see the secessionist Southern Transitional Council handed a number of ministries, and the government return to the southern city of Aden
Organizers say 300 speakers from over 30 countries, including American officials and heads of global banks and sovereign wealth funds, attend the Future Investment Initiative (FII), nicknamed 'Davos in the desert'
(UPDATED) Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit follows attacks on Saudi oil installations that Riyadh and Washington have blamed on Moscow ally Tehran
Saudi women traveling alone would also be able to check into a hotel by presenting a valid ID
Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, says 'the killing of Mr. Khashoggi was a state killing' and Prince Mohammed bin Salman is only taking corporate responsibility for the crime and not personal responsibility
'If the world does not take a strong and firm action to deter Iran, we will see further escalations that will threaten world interests,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman tells the CBS program '60 Minutes'
The global fallout over the October 2, 2018 killing renders Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a pariah, casting a shadow on his reforms and putting the kingdom's human rights record under the microscope
'I get all the responsibility, because it happened under my watch,' says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
'This was an Iranian attack,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells reporters on September 18, calling it 'an act of war'
UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard's report insists there is 'credible evidence' to warrant further investigation and financial sanctions against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over Khashoggi's murder last October
The planned initial public offering of Saudi Arabian oil conglomerate Aramco is expected to be the world's largest stock sale
'Currently, the trial is taking place and no settlement discussion had been or is discussed,' reads a statement posted on Salah Khashoggi's Twitter account
The head of a Saudi delegation speaking before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva insists that his country is taking all the 'measures required for us to resolve this heinous crime'
China is looking to strengthen its economic ties with the kingdom, as Beijing pursues its ambitious Belt and Road trade infrastructure initiative, while Riyadh rolls out 'Saudi Vision 2030'
The promise comes as fallout from a suicide bomb attack that India has blamed on Pakistan overshadows the latest leg of the crown prince's tour aiming to boost his country's image
The Asia tour of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is a timely demonstration to the West that he still has friends in rising Asia
The Asia trip comes 5 months after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a fierce critic of Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman
Prince Mohammed bin Salman's two-day visit to Indonesia kicks off Monday, February 18
'The president has been very clear – couldn't be more clear – as we get additional information, we will continue to hold all of those responsible accountable,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
US intelligence understands Mohammed bin Salman, the country's de facto ruler, was ready to kill the journalist, although he may not have literally meant to shoot him, according a New York Times report
Turkish authorities have called for an international probe into the killing which took place at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, complaining of Saudi Arabia's failure to cooperate
Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi, whose fortune was estimated by Forbes in 2017 at $8.3 billion, was arrested in November 2017 as part of a vast anti-corruption campaign
(UPDATED) 'The public prosecutor... is seeking capital punishment for 5 of the defendants for their direct involvement in the murder,' the prosecution says in a statement
A committee headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approves the creation of 3 departments to ensure intelligence operations are in line with international human rights law and 'approved procedures'
'I have zero question in my mind that the crown prince directed the murder and was kept appraised of the situation all the way through it,' says Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directly criticizes Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
'I don't want to raise too much expectations, but we are working hard in order to make sure that we can start meaningful peace talks still this year,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
US President Donald Trump's trade war with China is a dominant theme at the weekend summit but one sideshow is how leaders deal with the presence of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Prince Mohammed will visit a 'number of brotherly' Arab states at the request of his father, King Salman
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir insists that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not involved in the killing
'We may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder of Mr Jamal Khashoggi. In any case, our relationship is with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,' says President Donald Trump
In his speech, the king praises his son's economic reform program aimed at creating jobs for a swelling youth population and preparing the kingdom for a post-crude era
The U.S State Department also appears to contradict reports that the CIA had determined Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Khashoggi
According to the CIA, 15 Saudi agents flew on government aircraft and assassinated the journalist in the Saudi consulate
A Turkish newspaper says a second voice recording clearly reveals that the murder of the Washington Post columnist has been premeditated
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says recordings linked to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi were sent to Saudi, but were not accompanied by any written documents
The murder has placed strain on the decades-old alliance between the United States and Saudi Arabia and tarnished the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
A written request for the extradition of the 18 suspects has been prepared by Istanbul's chief prosecutor
Salah Khashoggi's departure comes after he was photographed on Tuesday with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a condolence visit, staring coldly as the pair shook hands
A statement from Saudi Arabia public prosecutor says: 'Information from the Turkish authorities indicates that the act of the suspects in the Khashoggi case was premeditated'
'Those responsible will be held accountable... in the end justice will prevail,' says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman