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Khashoggi’s fiancee breaks silence on his murder at Saudi consulate

ISTANBUL: The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday he assumed Saudi authorities would not interrogate or arrest him in Turkey, although he was concerned tensions would arise when he visited the consulate in Istanbul. In an interview with Turkish broadcaster Haberturk, Hatice Cengiz said Khashoggi had not wanted to go to the Saudi consulate. The killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor critical of Riyadh, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 has sparked international…

Turkey expands probe into Khashoggi disappearance

ANKARA: Turkey has expanded the scope of its ongoing probe into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance¬†and¬†questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Friday.¬† Khashoggi went missing more than two weeks ago after entering the consulate to obtain documents in relation to a forthcoming marriage. Turkish officials believe he was killed in the building on Oct. 2, but Riyadh has denied the allegations. In an expanding quest for clues, police searched a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul and a…

Turkey searches Saudi Arabian consulate again

ISTANBUL: Turkey searched the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight as part of a probe into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while the French and Dutch finance ministers pulled out of a Riyadh investment summit amid global criticism of the kingdom. US President Donald Trump said he was awaiting a full report on what had happened to Khashoggi from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after the envoy met with Saudi Arabian and Turkish leaders, and said he did not want to abandon his Saudi…