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Paper slams Trump’s ‘diplomatic cleanup’ over Khashoggi death

WASHINGTON: The Washington Post, whose columnist Jamal Khashoggi was reported to have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, has accused the administration of US President Donald Trump of performing a "diplomatic cleanup operation" for Riyadh. In an editorial headlined "Why is the Trump administration cleaning up Saudi Arabia's mess?," the paper backed calls by UN officials for an independent international commission into the disappearance of the journalist earlier this month, which has tarnished the image of Crown…

US newspaper publishes ‘last piece’ by missing Saudi journalist

WASHINGTON: Two weeks after he disappeared, The Washington Post on Wednesday published what it said appears to be Jamal Khashoggi's final column, in which the missing Saudi journalist writes of the importance of a free press in the Arab world. Such a forum is currently lacking, says Khashoggi, a Post contributor and US resident who disappeared entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "The Arab world is facing its own version of an Iron Curtain, imposed not by external actors but through domestic…