Pakistan, India hope to reap investment from Saudi prince's visit

Pakistan, India hope to reap investment from Saudi prince's visit

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said after meeting with lawmakers Friday that Congress should wait for the outcome of trials of 17 alleged assailants of Khashoggi, including five men who are facing the death penalty.

The Trump administration has faced anger and condemnation both at home and overseas over its unwillingness to apply pressure on Saudi leaders to properly investigate what happened to Khashoggi and hold those responsible for his murder accountable.

A Saudi public prosecutor's spokesman said that 21 Saudis had been taken into custody over the case, 11 of whom had been indicted and referred to trial.

A prominent journalist and Saudi government critic, Khashoggi was brutally killed and dismembered by Saudi state agents at the country's consulate in Istanbul in October.

Ankara has used every means available to bring those responsible to justice, maintaining global pressure. This includes $10 billion investment agreement to establish a refinery and oil complex in Gwadar Port.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 29, 2018.

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As a result, Saudi Arabia announced $6 billion rescue package for Pakistan including $3 billion in foreign currency support for a year to overcome its balance of payment crisis and another $3 billion for one year in deferred payments for oil imports.

"There was no order given to conduct this operation", he said, describing the murder of the dissident as a "huge mistake".

The Crown Prince prayed at the Grand Mosque as well as inside the Kaaba, and was seen kissing the Black Stone. However, following the 120-day period provided by the act, which ended Saturday, Trump refused to provide a report to Congress determining who killed Khashoggi.

Lindsey Graham to "hold the administration's feet to the fire" on Saudi Arabia and its admitted, pre-meditated murder of the Washington Post journalist.

"The Trump administration has blatantly turned a blind eye to this crime, and is now refusing to provide a required report about who is responsible for his murder, despite the fact that the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered Khashoggi's killing", Kaine said in a statement Sunday. The report naming Turki Aldakhil, former general manager of Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television, was published by The New York Times on Thursday. Mr Aldakhil denied the allegation in a statement to the newspaper.

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