KSA: U.S.-based dissent journalist disappears at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who fled the country last year after emerging as a critic of the government, has gone missing after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, for paperwork on Tuesday. Khashoggi, according to his Turkish fiancée Read more

Lebanon: Hariri to visit Riyadh months after alleged kidnapping

Riyadh has invited Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri to visit Saudi Arabia, months after Lebanese and western diplomats accused Saudi authorities of kidnapping Hariri during a visit in November last year. Hariri and Saudi Arabia had dismissed the kidnapping allegations. Read more