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Murdered: the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2010. Photograph: AFP/Getty

In June 1921 the British colonial secretary, Winston Churchill, addressed the House of Commons. He explained the situation on the Arabian peninsula – (...)

The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi has galvanised world opinion against the medieval autocracy in Riyadh, exposing the fatal pact between the west and the House of Saud. Photograph:  Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images

The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi has done what decades of beheadings, the killing and starvation of civilians on a large scale in Yemen, the oppre(...)

Fifa president  Gianni Infantino  during a press conference on Friday, after a Fifa council meeting  in Kigali. Photograph: Cyril Ndegeya/AFP/Getty Images

The plans of Fifa’s president, Gianni Infantino, to launch a lucrative new Club World Cup and Nations League have been delayed by intense European opp(...)

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, pictured during an interview for  Turkish broadcaster Haberturk on Friday. Photograph: Haberturk TV via AP

Turkish prosecutors have prepared an extradition request for 18 suspects from Saudi Arabia in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, authorities s(...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressing members of parliament from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara on Friday. Photograph:  Tumay Berkin/Reuters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan this week lamented the killing of Jamal Khashoggi on Turkish soil as a “savage” crime against a man he called a friend. But the a(...)

A still image taken from CCTV video of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi  as he walks into Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul  on October 2nd. Photograph: TRT World/Handout via Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate was premeditated, reve(...)

Kerry Group headquarters in Naas, Co Kildare

Food group Kerry said it would buy Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company and AATCO Food Industries in a deal worth an expected €365 million. The company sai(...)

A conflict-affected Yemeni receives rations of food aid provided by the World Food Programme (WFP) at a food distribution center in Sana’a, Yemen. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Yemen is sliding fast towards what could become one of the worst famines in living memory, the UN’s top emergency relief official has warned. The cou(...)

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman vowed that the killers of Jamal Khashoggi would be brought to justice, in his first public co(...)

'I knew few people as skilled at explaining the mood of the Arab street and the intricacies of Arab politics' as Jamal Khashoggi, above. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

I first met Jamal Khashoggi in January 1992, when we were both covering the military coup that prevented the Islamic Salvation Front winning parliamen(...)

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