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UN Inquiry: Khashoggi murder planned,‎ perpetrated by Saudi officials

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor A UN-led probe into Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has concluded that the Saudi dissident was the victim of a “brutal and premeditated killing” planned and perpetrated by the kingdom’s officials. Agnes Callamard, UN special rapporteur for extrajudicial summary or arbitrary executions, said in Geneva Thursday that Saudi officials had “seriously undermined” and delayed Turkey’s efforts to investigate the crime scene at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul in October last year. Callamard noted that they had access only to a part of “chilling and gruesome audio material” of the dissident journalist’s death, obtained by the Turkish intelligence agency. Elsewhere in…


Saudis whine about US Senate “interference in our internal affairs” — hypocrisy or insanity?

–Press TV  interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected as “interference” a US Senate resolution to end US military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and another holding its crown prince responsible for the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi. “The kingdom condemns the latest position of the US Senate that was built on untrue allegations and affirms a total rejection of any interference in its internal affairs,” the foreign ministry said in a statement posted on the official Saudi Press Agency. “It’s actually rather amusing that they’re calling this ‘interference in their internal affairs.’…