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A man waits to enter Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed inside the consulate earlier this month. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Top pol says Turkey to 'never allow' cover-upDeputy head of Turkey's ruling party says Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul
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IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian governmentSyrian opposition activists say the Islamic State group has released two women and four children they had been holding since July in an exchange with the government
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A security sips teas outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Saudi Arabia claims Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a "fistfight" in consulate, finally admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post. The overnight announcements in Saudi state media came more than two weeks after Khashoggi, 59, entered the building for paperwork required to marry his Turkish fiancée, and never came out.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's deathSaudi Arabia admits Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fistfight, 18 people held as suspects.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2011 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks on his cellphone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the 59-year-old writer has died in what it said was a “fistfight” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is deadInfluential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A man waits to enter Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed inside the consulate earlier this month. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Saudis blame 'fistfight' for Jamal Khashoggi's deathSaudi Arabia admits Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fistfight, 18 people held as suspects.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2011 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks on his cellphone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the 59-year-old writer has died in what it said was a “fistfight” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is deadInfluential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to sign a "Presidential Memorandum Promoting the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West," Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credibleAsked whether he thought Saudi Arabia's explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi was credible, President Trump said "I do
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a news conference in Manama, Bahrain. Jamal Khashoggi was Katherine Roth's friend and mentor when she was a young reporter in Yemen in the mid-1990s. He was a perceptive guide and a much-needed bridge between political Islam and the West, Roth said. She said he changed her life and may even have saved it. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between culturesThe Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, guide, bridge between political Islam and the West
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Saudi state-run news agency says royal court adviser close to crown prince fired in wake of Jamal Khashoggi killingSaudi state-run news agency says royal court adviser close to crown prince fired in wake of Jamal Khashoggi killing
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Saudi state-run media: King Salman has proposal to restructure kingdom's intelligence services after Khashoggi killingSaudi state-run media: King Salman has proposal to restructure kingdom's intelligence services after Khashoggi killing
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Saudi state-run news agency says "the kingdom expresses its deep regret" over the slaying of writer Jamal KhashoggiSaudi state-run news agency says "the kingdom expresses its deep regret" over the slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Saudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudis held as suspects in Jamal Khasoggi's deathSaudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying 18 Saudis held as suspects in Jamal Khasoggi's death
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Saudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi Consulate in a fightSaudi state-run news agency quotes prosecutors as saying that Jamal Khashoggi was killed in Saudi Consulate in a fight
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikesSyrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group killed and wounded dozens
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Palestinian protesters gather as they attend a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Protesters gather on Gaza frontier, Israeli fire wounds 77Thousands of Palestinians have massed along Israel's frontier, with dozens approaching and breaching the perimeter fence that separates Gaza from Israel, 77 protesters wounded
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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