After bagging over $100 billion in cash-for-freedom settlements, Saudi Arabia says it has ended the probe of the high-profile figures detained as part of a much-criticized “anti-graft” campaign, as the regime continues to grapple with international pressure over the brutal assassination of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Saudi-led coalition and allied forces resumed attacks on Yemen’s strategic port city of Hodeida amid the United Nations efforts to bring an end to Riyadh’s devastating war on the country, Press TV reported.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has called on Saudi Arabia to end its devastating war against Yemen while pressing for the kingdom’s cooperation with an investigation into the brutal killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A group of Republican senators asked US President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend civilian nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi actions in Yemen and Lebanon.
An exiled Saudi physicist and political dissident said US President Donald Trump had been informed by intelligence agencies of a plot to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi and colluded with Riyadh in his murder.
Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have fired a number of domestically designed short-range ballistic missiles at a position of Saudi-backed foreign forces and militiamen loyal to former President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi in Sana'a province.
The Saudi Arabia's consul general in Istanbul has left Turkey for Riyadh as investigation into the fate of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing after visiting the kingdom’s consulate in Turkey’s largest city of Istanbul two week ago, widens.
As international pressure is mounting on Saudi rulers by various governments and rights group over disappearance of a dissident journalist at Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Trump's administration still seems to be following an undetermined policy toward Riyadh on this issue, prompting many analysts to believe that Washington prefers Saudi trade over the value of human life.
The ongoing aggression by the Saudi-led coalition has devastated Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Middle East. The war is estimated to have cost the Saudis upwards of $100 billion, eroded the international image of the kingdom and failed to achieve any of its objectives.