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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
The invitation to the December 10 summit of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation (GCC) comes amid signs of reduced animosity between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which has led an economic boycott of Doha since 2017
(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
Atwood is nominated for her book 'The Testaments,' while Rushidie is nominated for 'Quichotte'
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'
Saudi Aramco says the drone attacks caused production suspension of 5.7 million barrels of crude oil per day
Speaking after meeting Saudi Arabia's King Salman near Mecca, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan says dialogue is 'the only way to resolve differences between Yemenis'
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
Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir slams Agnes Callamard's report, insisting it 'contains clear contradictions and unfounded allegations, casting doubt on its credibility'
The planned initial public offering of Saudi Arabian oil conglomerate Aramco is expected to be the world's largest stock sale
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting called for a 'boycott' of countries that have opened diplomatic missions in Jerusalem
Tehran expresses disappointment that Riyadh plans to level the same 'baseless accusations' at a summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Saudi Arabia, a staunch US ally, is hosting leaders from across the Arab and Muslim world for emergency Gulf and Arab summits and a meeting of heads of state from Islamic nations
'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
President Arif Alvi will award Mohammad bin Salman the Nishan-e-Pakistan (Order of Pakistan), the foreign office says in a statement
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
Salman Rushdie's life takes a drastic turn when Iran's spiritual leader ordered his execution after branding his novel 'The Satanic Verses' blasphemous in 1989
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
The shake up comes as the kingdom grapples with international outrage over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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