Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicJamal Khashoggi

Topic: Jamal Khashoggi

The NSO Group behind Pegasus list & its murky past — from Mexico to Jamal Khashoggi to India

NSO Group, a cyber-surveillance company based in Israel, developed and sells the spyware Pegasus that was allegedly used to try and snoop on several prominent people across the world.

‘Outrageous’ — Joe Biden condemns Mohammed bin Salman nod to Jamal Khashoggi killing

The White House Friday released a report the Trump administration had withheld, showing that US intelligence believed the crown prince was behind Khashoggi’s October 2018 murder.

US intel report finds Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ‘role’ in Khashoggi killing

State Department spokesman Ned Price suggested US is looking at ways to hold the perpetrators responsible for their actions, could cut back arms sales to Saudi, impose sanctions.

UN did not provide enough resources, says expert who investigated Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

UN special rapporteur on extra-judicial executions Agnès S. Callamard said she relied on NGOs and pro-bono support while investigating the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Biden’s nominee for intelligence chief vows to release murder report of Saudi critic Khashoggi

The report on who was responsible for Saudi-insider-turned critic Jamal Khashoggi’s murder could be embarrassing for Crown Prince Salman & is likely to strain Saudi-US ties.

Pakistan to Thailand — There is a war on those in exile. And the internet has made it worse

The power of social media is making authoritarian governments silence critics like Jamal Khashoggi — no matter which country they are exiled in.

US judge orders partial disclosure of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder files

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian dissident and Washington Post columnist, was killed and dismembered in 2018 by Saudi agents inside the nation’s consulate in Istanbul.

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee sues Saudi Crown Prince in US for the 2018 killing

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and 28 other Saudis have been named in the seven-count complaint, filed in the District of Columbia federal court.

Turkey begins trial of 20 suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder, including 2 top Saudi officials

The trial comes six months after a Saudi court sentenced five people to death for the 2018 murder, which it ruled wasn’t premeditated.

Modi and MBS, the two wrong foreign leaders Jeff Bezos befriended

Bezos made overly optimistic bets on global leaders whose dispositions turned out to be less open and more autocratic than Silicon Valley originally thought.

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Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

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Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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