Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, جمال خاشقجي, was born on 13th Oct 1958. he’s a missing Saudi journalist and Washington Post journalist, author and also the former general manager and editor-in-chief of Al Arab News Channel. Khashoggi additionally served as editor for Saudi newspaper Al Watan, turning it into a platform for Saudi progressives.
Khashoggi fled Saudi Arabia in Sep 2017 and went into voluntary exile. He said that the Saudi government had “banned him from Twitter”, and he later wrote newspaper articles important of the Saudi government. Khashoggi had been sharply important of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, and also the country’s king, Salman of Saudi Arabia. He additionally opposed the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in yemen.
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“He was very near the royal house in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Khaled Saffuri, an Arab-American activist in Washington who knew Jamal Khashoggi for twenty five years.
“We used to get along for cigars for lunch or breakfast once in a while and chat,” he said. “We conjointly met oftentimes at suppose tanks here in D.C. Whenever there was an occasion concerning the middle East he never missed it.”
Jamal Khashoggi moved to the Washington suburb of McLean, Va., last year. though this was voluntary exile, he was living in the same house he had bought a decade earlier once he represented the royal family at the Saudi Embassy.
In recent days, President Trump noted that Khashoggi wasn’t a U.S. citizen, that is true, but he did have several ties to America.
Jamal Khashoggi graduated from Indiana State University in 1982. His four adult kids were all U.S. educated, and a minimum of 2 are U.S. citizens, in keeping with his friends.
And as he began creation his life in the U.S., Khashoggi became a lot of critical of the Saudi crown prince..
Khashoggi fled Saudi Arabia in Sept 2017 and has since written newspaper articles important of the Saudi government. Khashoggi could be a high-profile critic of Saudi Arabia’s powerful prince, Mohammed bin Salman and its King, Salman of Saudi Arabia. He has additionally criticized Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen.
Jamal Khashoggi entered the Arabian diplomatic building in Istanbul on 2 Oct 2018 so as to get documents associated with his wedding. As no CCTV recorded him exiting the consulate, he was declared a missing person amid news reports claiming that he was killed and dismembered within the diplomatic building. an scrutiny of the consulate, by each Arabian and Turkish officers, took place on 15 Oct.
Turkish officers found proof of “tampering” throughout the scrutiny and evidence that supported the belief that Jamal Khashoggi was killed. Initially, the Arabian government denied the death and claimed that Khashoggi left the consulate alive but eighteen days later admitted he died inside, claiming a fistfight led to Jamal Khashoggi being strangled. Eighteen Saudis were arrested, together with the team of 15 who had been sent to “confront him”