Jamal Khashoggi

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Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (جمال أحمد خاشقجي, ; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi Arabian dissident, author, columnist for The Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by rogue agents of unknown motives after they had allegedly used Israeli spyware to hack his friend's cell phone.wikipedia
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Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi

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Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (جمال أحمد خاشقجي, ; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi Arabian dissident, author, columnist for The Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by rogue agents of unknown motives after they had allegedly used Israeli spyware to hack his friend's cell phone.
The assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident, CIA Asset, journalist for The Washington Post and former general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel, occurred on 2 October 2018 at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey and was perpetrated by agents of the Saudi Arabian government.

Time Person of the Year

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On 11 December 2018, Jamal Khashoggi was named Time magazine's person of the year for his work in journalism along with other journalists who faced political persecution for their work.

Salman of Saudi Arabia

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Khashoggi had been sharply critical of Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, and the country's king, Salman of Saudi Arabia.
According to the Washington Post, Saudi journalist the late Jamal Khashoggi "criticized Prince Salman, then governor of Riyadh and head of the Saudi committee for support to the Afghan mujahideen, for unwisely funding Salafist extremist groups that were undermining the war [in Afghanistan against the Soviets]."

Adnan Khashoggi

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Jamal Khashoggi was the nephew of the high-profile Saudi Arabian arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, known for his part in the Iran–Contra scandal, who was estimated to have had a net worth of US$4 billion in the early 1980s.
He was an uncle of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Al Watan (Saudi Arabia)

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He also served as editor for the Saudi newspaper Al Watan, turning it into a platform for Saudi progressives.
During the tenure of Jamal Khashoggi as editor-in-chief, Al Watan columnists aggressively poked at the contradictions and oppressive effects of Saudi Islam, especially with regard to women.

Muhammad Khashoggi

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His grandfather, Muhammad Khashoggi, who was of Turkish origin (né Muhammed Halit Kaşıkçı), married a Saudi Arabian woman and was personal physician to King Abdulaziz Al Saud, the founder of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
His grandchildren include Dodi Fayed, Emad Khashoggi and Jamal Khashoggi.

Dodi Fayed

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Jamal Khashoggi was the first cousin of Dodi Fayed, who was the companion of Diana, Princess of Wales, when the couple were killed in a Paris car accident.
Fayed was the first cousin of the late Washington Post Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in Turkey in 2018.

Dissident

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Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (جمال أحمد خاشقجي, ; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi Arabian dissident, author, columnist for The Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by rogue agents of unknown motives after they had allegedly used Israeli spyware to hack his friend's cell phone.
Jamal Khashoggi was a Saudi-American dissident and journalist.

Al-Arab News Channel

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Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (جمال أحمد خاشقجي, ; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi Arabian dissident, author, columnist for The Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by rogue agents of unknown motives after they had allegedly used Israeli spyware to hack his friend's cell phone.
The channel's director was Jamal Khashoggi, former editor of Al Watan, a newspaper in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia

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His grandfather, Muhammad Khashoggi, who was of Turkish origin (né Muhammed Halit Kaşıkçı), married a Saudi Arabian woman and was personal physician to King Abdulaziz Al Saud, the founder of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Tensions have escalated between Saudi Arabia and its allies after the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Saudi Arabia–Turkey relations

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Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi (جمال أحمد خاشقجي, ; 13 October 1958 – 2 October 2018) was a Saudi Arabian dissident, author, columnist for The Washington Post, and a general manager and editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel who was assassinated at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018 by rogue agents of unknown motives after they had allegedly used Israeli spyware to hack his friend's cell phone.
On 2 October 2018, Saudi journalist and The Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul.

Okaz

Later he worked as a correspondent for the Saudi Gazette and as an assistant manager for Okaz from 1985 to 1987.
According to the Okaz, the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a terrorist sympathizer whose sectarian goals were designed to destabilize the Saudi kingdom.

Turki Aldakhil

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In September 2017, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who felt that Khashoggi's work was tarnishing his image, told Turki Aldakhil that he would go after Khashoggi "with a bullet".
Aldakhil has served an aide to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, and intelligence reports suggest that he discussed luring Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi to Saudi Arabia prior to the journalist's assassination by Saudi agents in October 2018.

Mohammad bin Salman

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Khashoggi had been sharply critical of Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, and the country's king, Salman of Saudi Arabia. In September 2017, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who felt that Khashoggi's work was tarnishing his image, told Turki Aldakhil that he would go after Khashoggi "with a bullet".
His style of ruling has been described as extremely brutal by journalist Rula Jebreal and authoritarian by Jamal Khashoggi and Theodor Winkler.

Al-Waleed bin Talal

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The news channel was backed by Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and partnered with U.S. financial news channel Bloomberg Television, it was also rumored to have received financial support from the King of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
Just days before his arrest, Al-Waleed reportedly contacted US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (who had publicly criticized the Saudi government in the past) and invited him to return to the Kingdom in order to contribute to Mohammad bin Salman's vision.

Dismemberment

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Amid news reports claiming that he had been killed and dismembered inside, an inspection of the consulate, by Saudi and Turkish officials, took place on 15 October.
Examples of victims include Bernard Oliver, Bill Nelson, Jana Claudia Gómez Menéndez, Jessica Ridgeway, Becky Watts, Ingrid Lyne, Jamal Khashoggi and Kim Wall.

David Ignatius

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According to David Ignatius, Khashoggi was in his early 20s "a passionate member of the Muslim Brotherhood. The brotherhood was a secret underground fraternity that wanted to purge the Arab world of the corruption and autocratic rule it saw as a legacy of Western colonialism."
In 2018, he won a George Polk Award, for his coverage of the Jamal Khashoggi murder.

Middle East Eye

Citing a report from Middle East Eye, The Independent said in December 2016 that Khashoggi had been banned by Saudi Arabian authorities from publishing or appearing on television "for criticising U.S. President-elect Donald Trump".
Jamal Khashoggi wrote for MEE prior to joining The Washington Post.

Turki bin Faisal Al Saud

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There he became an adviser to Prince Turki Al Faisal.
Prince Turki dismissed the CIA's finding that Jamal Khashoggi's murder was ordered directly by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying that "The CIA has been proved wrong before. Just to mention the invasion of Iraq for example. The CIA is not necessarily the best measure of creditable intelligence reporting or intelligence assessment."

Mike Pompeo

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In June 2019, when President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with bin Salman to discuss military matters, they did not bring up the subject of Khashoggi's assassination.
On November 16, 2018, a CIA assessment was leaked to the media that concluded with "high confidence" Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered the assassination of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Pegasus (spyware)

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Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden accused the Saudi Government of using spyware known as "Pegasus" to monitor Khashoggi's cell phone.
Two months after the murder and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi human rights activist, in the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, Saudi dissident Omar Abdulaziz, a Canadian resident, filed suit in Israel against NSO Group, accusing the firm of providing the Saudi government with the surveillance software to spy on him and his friends, including Khashoggi.

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The report was issued by Agnes Callamard, a French human rights expert and UN Special Rapporteur.
In 2019 she led the human rights inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Amnesty International

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In London, Amnesty International put up a sign with that name outside the Saudi embassy, one month after Khashoggi disappeared into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Other lawsuits have also been filed against NSO in Israeli courts over alleged human-rights abuses, including a December 2018 filing by Saudi dissident Omar Abdulaziz, who claimed NSO's software targeted his phone during a period in which he was in regular contact with murdered journalist Jamal Kashoggi.

Extraordinary rendition

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News reports since early October (based on communication intercepted by the U.S.) had suggested that bin Salman had given direct orders to lure the journalist into the embassy, intending to bring him back to Saudi Arabia in an illegal extraordinary rendition.
Prince Sultan bin Turki bin Abdulaziz, Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, and many other critics of the Saudi authorities have been abducted and then murdered or rendered against their will to Saudi Arabia since 1979.

Adam Schiff

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Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, who was briefed by the CIA on the agency assessment, accused President Trump of lying about the CIA findings.
After news reports that the CIA concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had ordered the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Trump said there was insufficient CIA evidence to link bin Salman to the murder.