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Saudi Arabia Accused of Hacking Amazon Chief’s Phone

WASHINGTON — The investigator hired to look into the release of intimate images of Jeff Bezos said Saturday he has concluded that Saudi Arabian authorities hacked the Amazon chief’s phone to access his personal data.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, laughs as he speaks at a Washington, DC, event in September 2018. (Cliff Owen/AP Photo)

Three Saudi Women’s Rights Activists Temporarily Released

Three Saudi women were granted temporary release from prison on Thursday, nearly a year after they and other women’s rights activists were detained by security forces who report to the kingdom’s powerful crown prince.

Saudi women board a taxi in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. A Saudi woman was arrested for a second time for driving her car in what women's activists said Monday was a move by the rulers of the ultraconservative kingdom to suppress an Internet campaign encouraging women to …

Saudi Women on Trial After Contact with Foreign Media

Beirut — Saudi women held in detention for nearly a year have been charged following contact with foreign media and activists, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, after they went on trial for undermining national security.

Saudi activist and campaigner Aziza al-Yousef checks her mobile phone during an interview in the capital Riyadh, on September 27, 2016. Thousands of Saudis have signed a petition urging an end to the guardianship system giving men control over the work, study, marriage and travel of female relatives, activists said. …

Outcry over Saudi Funding Plan for Milan’s La Scala

Milan — A proposal to use 15 million euros in Saudi Arabian government funds for Milan’s La Scala opera house came under fire on Tuesday because of anger over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 24: A general view of the Teatro Alla Scala during the Italy's Liberation Day on April 24, 2010 in Milan, Italy. The day is taken as symbolic of the Liberation of Italy and the Italian resistance movement after the Nazi-Fascist occupation army left Northern Italy on …

Saudi Crown Prince Meets with Xi Jinping in China

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday, capping a tour of Asia that was widely seen as the Saudis “pivoting to the East” after losing Western friends over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. MBS also visited India and Pakistan on his way to China.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 04: Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the G20 Summit on September 4, 2016 in Hangzhou, China.

Saudi Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty as Khashoggi Murder Trial Begins

Saudi Arabian prosecutors opened the trial for eleven suspects in the October murder of Jamal Khashoggi on Thursday by seeking the death penalty for five of the defendants and complaining about Turkey’s refusal to hand over evidence in the case, presumably because Turkey wants the defendants extradited to face trial there.

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Hayward: The True State of Freedom of the Press in 2018

The topic of press freedom is much on the media’s mind as 2018 draws to a close. Much of the U.S. media believes it is suffering through uniquely dark times because President Donald Trump has been fiercely, often hyperbolically, critical of its work.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a signing ceremony ahead of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on May 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL / JASON LEE (Photo credit should read JASON LEE/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudis Denounce U.S. Senate for Khashoggi Resolution

The Saudi Foreign Ministry released a statement on Monday condemning the United States Senate for passing resolutions last week that held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and called for ending U.S. support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.

Saudi crown prince visits Algiers without meeting president

Saudi Arabia Rejects U.S. Senate’s ‘Interference’ in Kingdom

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia issued an unusually strong rebuke of the U.S. Senate on Monday, rejecting a bipartisan resolution that put the blame for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on the Saudi crown prince and describing it as interference in the kingdom’s affairs.

Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices