Saudi king, crown prince meet Khashoggi family

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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
Updated 31 October 2018

Saudi king, crown prince meet Khashoggi family

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received the family members of killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh on Tuesday, according to state-run Saudi Press Agency reported. 
The family members included Khashoggi’s son Salah and his brother Sahel at the royal palace, state media said.
The report said King Salman and Prince Mohammed offered their condolences to the family of the Saudi journalist.
Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 6 when he visited to complete some paperwork related to his divorce. Saudi Arabia said that 18 Saudis had been arrested in connection with his death.


Saudi Arabia welcomes Egypt’s new initiative for Libya

Updated 36 min 51 sec ago

Saudi Arabia welcomes Egypt’s new initiative for Libya

  • The Kingdom urged both the LNA and the GNA to implement a cease-fire immediately
  • Saudi Arabia also urged both to start negotiating under the auspices of the UN in order to establish safety in Libya

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia welcomed Egypt’s new initiative for Libya and president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s call for a cease-fire in the country on Saturday.
The Kingdom also welcomed all international efforts aiming to stop the fighting in Libya and encouraged negotiations based on the initiative, called the “Cairo declaration,” and recommendations made at the Geneva and Berlin conferences on Libya.
The Kingdom urged both eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) and the rival Government of National Accord (GNA) to implement a cease-fire immediately.
Saudi Arabia also urged both to start negotiating under the auspices of the UN in order to establish safety and security in Libya and protect it from foreign interference.