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from covert done teen has exceeded 1000000 rob reynolds al-jazeera. well we are expecting a statement soon from the joe biden campaign alan fischer has more we do know that joe biden will wish the president and the 1st lady all the best but it's a question of whether or not they try to begin a political advantage from that. the democrats are expecting the republicans to put pressure on them to stop campaigning over the next 2 weeks while don't trump itself isolating that is highly unlikely to happen this is a political advantage the democrats will want to push. on messages of support have been arriving from world leaders u.k. prime minister but as johnson who himself contracted covert 19 which the u.s. president and 1st lady a speedy recovery as did russian president vladimir putin those are the headlines news continues after. murder in a saudi consulate goodbye. the
body's heavy if we take breath back then cut it into pieces it would be finished with the sector fishel animal drive he has the right. we're. back again are trying to find out what happened to demolish saudi arabia from farms or to turn watched him on her show democracy show she threw up. some form of closure foreign minister saying this was all a terrible mistake because you know if your motivation for your frequent critic of the shops are the regime and the side of the saudi consulate for 3 weeks trying to
. the world here telling of josh of jane was a premeditated car monday the 1st of all 28. everything seemed normal in the belgrade forest in the northwest of the took a city of his stumble. it was the beginning of the week and there were only a few visits is. just before sunset surveillance cameras picked up a car belonging to the consulates of saudi arabia and istanbul it passed through a security gate before driving on through the forest. the took a shout so bone newspaper would later be told that inside the car was the saudi military a tough shape. on what took you should intelligence gold a surveillance mission. according to. almas eenie had returned to his stumble from jeddah that day with a deadly plan to take out the saudi journalist jamal khashoggi.
when i was on the 21st of june 27th tina mohammed bin selma was made crown prince of saudi arabia. 2 weeks later a major diplomatic crisis blew up in the gulf between saudi arabia and 3 of its allies and catalog. also that june another writer close to bin selma advised jamal khashoggi either to take part in the campaign against qatar or to leave the country. or shut she chose to leave saudi arabia. he flew from jeddah via london to the united states the pressure increased even to
14 or to 15 when he was writing minister of information decided to publish the letter from writing and i think you found that very insulting you should remember the german ban from tweeting and writing articles while he. because his dog or the speak. of the. conciliation we did worked. for i think 100 percent money is there in. version 230 no he just has to do it right for sure jihad study journalism at indiana state university in the us in the early eighty's and worked for the saudi diplomat feisal while he was ambassador to the u.s. . ashaji is for children also had us nationality isn't this some.
more but it's there. all the number 10 athena. all of a massacre in the. mixture. do isn't very happy he was worried he one time told me his 2 sons complained to him that they are held hostage because of him they couldn't travel soon they were both bankers their work requires them to travel and they could not leave the kingdom their passports were confiscated and they were blaming him and that really caused lots of guilt. he told me he felt guilty that is causing the. stress and suffered. in august 27th teen ashaji tweeted for the 1st time from his self in the us i returned to writing and
tweeting grateful to his highness the minister of information for his kind efforts gratitude and loyalty to the royal crown prince no free pain is broken and no tweet is silence under his reign. the tweet seemed confusing and contradictory and posed questions about her relationship with his native country. the saudi authorities had banned him from writing in a phone call from an adviser to the royal court so doubt qahtani. later referred to this ban in a b.b.c. interview shouted we are a little. bit earlier and must be a real hard if you will live any longer be the man remain a good. in september 27th seen a show she started writing for the washington post. this enabled him to communicate
with a far wider audience and sphere of influence. for the saudis i think this was the scariest thing the guy writes for a paper that's already all over the world that are driven by decision makers in the us. also my premise and mine enough so if i want a family coffee then them for better than many men do not offer but. more. by this time she wanted to legalize his status in the u.s. and in december 27th teen was granted political asylum that offered him a degree of stability and he began to create a network between washington is down bull london and other world capitals. fori took the producers of this program to his friend jamal's apartment in tysons corner of virginia. they managed to contact a show she saw on the dollar but the cole led nowhere.
as we speak today there intellectuals under notice jill no nobody will dare to speak and criticize that informed like saudi intelligence was closely monitoring her show she and his movements and briefing the new crown prince and heir to the throne of the one horn of the world. i mean. the saudis trying to tempt the journalist to return a source close to her show she said that the advisor to the roll call. contacted him twice by phone. he allegedly said that mohammed bin salmond trusted her show implicitly and that the doors of the rule court were open to him whenever he chose to return. the same source said that the saudi government maintained communication with. a made him several offices including managing
a prominent saudi funded media network. also so good you brought it with you has been there has been serving in the embassy in london the saudi embassy in washington was there because of the weapons they were and i think his knowledge of the regime added credibility to his abortion as a journalist when he spoke out. for shows he kept up his criticism of bin salmoni and the washington post demanded spoke to me through this before because many of them that he is working with friends to establish a foundation for democracy into a wall promoting back out of them quasi amongst the youth people and also fear thing some form of society after consideration. according to a political science researcher in istanbul show she was involved in projects named at countering saudi digital activity. the program produces contacted some of his assistants on one project but they were reluctant to talk in detail
they said they didn't want to jeopardize the future of the new work. meanwhile back in the saudi capital riyadh a small cell was formed to decide what to do about jim oh. it weighed up different options and as new information became available it formulated a course of action. it would silence show she. permanently. on the evening of the 9th of september 28th seen her show she left the us for what would be the last time he took turkish airlines t k 8 from washington to istanbul where he arrived on the evening of the 10th of september. he planned to stay until the 17th of october as he had a major personal event to plan for his marriage to the turkish ph d.
student. therefore the couple had 1st met at a conference in istanbul in may 2018 they kept in touch met again in july 28th scene and then jamal proposed to her t.j. and she accepted. because he is about to get mad and he wanted to establish new life and they were still remember the flood that he bought the furniture to put in the flare and the fact that the scope of the consulate the goods from the comments and they joked with him and they said you are younger. than i have seen before because you have a story. and then you said you know we need that so we may continue our struggle for. generation. i feel.
secure in. the shoji made a short interim trip to london and returned to his stumble on friday the 28th of september landing at 4 o 7 am. at 924 the same morning ashaji and her teacher went to the municipal office in the factory a district of a stumble to check what paperwork they needed for their marriage. bill or the ever bill did. the lack of the bialek muscle stand they are probably they really. are like the bush on the are all of the high levels of the you know modern is part of charts.
so jamal and her t.j. took a taxi to the saudi consulate. there for monica like i'm all about to me now my. thought is short one should be able to go listen up. back to be. a child or to go and it's called each other the way it is. formless or the island of the. band the the all the talk about. where we're all no ecosoc confirmed that. during his 90 minutes in the consulate or shows she was told that the necessary documents would be processed in the next few days. that same evening show she flew back to lunch. having spent less than a day in istanbul i was one of the last people to meet him for the disappearance he was here with me in this office we spent the day together we had lunch together and
then he went to the airport i followed him the following day to some would cause he was opposed to appear on my t.v. show. but by the time i arrived in the summer he was gone and i can tell you that when we met here you know my love seemed so quite comfortable and excited about the prospects of marriage we discussed. a project to hear how the mind and that is to set up a website to publish translations of reports an author calls and analysts is on the economic situations of the enemy and the region. in london shows he called the saudi consulate in istanbul and they told him his marriage papers were ready and that he should collect them on choose day the 2nd of october 1 30 pm. so her show she left london again for
a stumble his fateful final journey. on this visit i showed you decided not to stay in istanbul hotel but in the place he bought for him and her teacher to live after their wedding. a teacher had been busy installing furniture and other supplies only a few more items were needed and jamal planned to buy them after his return from the consulate but of course he never did. the teacher had breakfast at the restaurant inside the residential complex and there was a lot to talk about especially the wedding the formal is not of a she up made. or going to say they have neither. the arc of us or with a chart of them before but that he up to almost. taking
the job in the day or the arc of the swing is up by the time of the one but listen a bit about getting it to me about getting 4 for 4 other guys did not believe their own mother. turned this into each other that i thought for a. good old out of the way. bit out there were about the former. called for 5. meanwhile the men forming the saudi hit squad had begun arriving in istanbul in the early hours of that same morning. free of mohammed bin selman special protection unit came on a commercial flight from cairo. to private jets from riyadh landed an hour apart on the private runway. h. said s k one landed at 3 30 am carrying the head of the assassination team.
trip and they tell the men including 2 of the main players. the group checked into 2 hotels near the saudi consulate. surveillance cameras in both hotels showed the men leaving at 940 and 10 50 am and cameras at the consulate monitored their arrivals there. say all the recordings that 2 planes came from. to the. airport. and 15 man. checked in a hotel in istanbul and before you arrived to consummate they entered the. car . that you cannot see inside. the fact that our team arrived in turkey the
circumstances of what they actually did the timing is concerned and also the composition of those people in terms of their forensic expertise that ranking one at least is alleged to be a very senior ranking intelligence officer and the fact that it's also claimed that at least 7 of that team are extremely close in terms of the security inner circle of the crown prince himself all of this is very strong circumstantial evidence it all suggests that not only were these people implicated in the whatever how it has happened it also suggests that what the intention actually was . the 1 14 pm on the 2nd of october surveillance cameras showed her show g. entering the consulate they gave her t.j.
his mobile phone and left her waiting for him outside. the shop she has been missing for 5 days. and also reported his disappearance to. washington very. prominent. journalist was law financial interest countries consulate in istanbul and have until march t.j. continued to wait but as the time pursed she became increasingly concerned and contacted some of jamal's friends. as the brunt of the. mother joan was. taken sort of the former caucus here in the. uk to come up with that i walked. on the mantel this to me on ignore the on the phone i'm going on. look at the share
of off our corporate or segall you are going to see that i will not sort of back to should article bigotry or he said more to say all the war should have assured them for are you not appearing are they were they didn't care about do you want to be curable that too much but the harder cop of the girl about up you had a child she said no more than i could with the thought of the other each bunch in the opera job full flow for the sake of the course of the reform although we're all of them have lived. with it for the share of the big that it was sort of that they wanted to get in which whether we can disenchant fall for them for a cup of the baker made the army team in one of their copy got to go to a live picture from the capital for a child or cafe open. while the child like you folks in about the become the be almost your. in my arm to stab us of the way out the way awesome a little be. used to. your question in
the snow to democracy to consuls like you know that the demands are met and the problem of the general question. is the problem all strictly geog the onus is on the actually the. you know remove the out of the top of the women out of them get out of the engine minister you have the same brush them how confident are. the most not of them. that the number. some speeches it's. that you know everything and then they haven't most of it in that. same question and there's no cable to solve it which sounds so alone but. i have just heard the room for broke. mr davis no work's not tom bare the truck stops here now michigan they're.
getting ya'll good. mike i'm not enough how about. 2 for. the mr cool from year. 7 that's about where what you want to mother polly mother. as international speculation about her show g grew one theory was that he'd been kidnapped as part of an illegal operation to take him back to saudi arabia. the turkish government broke its silence the day after her showed his disappearance on wednesday the 3rd of october when it made this statement. be they could be. food what. color. the stumble but for the storm while president urged the one
1st commented publicly on sunday the 7th of october. given that that investigation was led by the turkish intelligence service who suggested that they had audio and even video evidence of what had happened inside the consulate. but publicly the turkish government seemed to be playing a longer game part of managing the delicate relationship with saudi arabia and crown prince mohammed bin cell man in particular. as well as his father king selma . it was a drip drip strategy in which the turks used leaks as a way of responding to the initial saudi statements about the hotshot g. case and of dealing with the u.s. government when it began to comment under increasing internal political pressure us
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a political advantage from that. the democrats are expecting the republicans to put pressure on them to stop campaigning over the next 2 weeks while donald trump is self isolating that is highly unlikely to happen this is a political advantage the democrats want to push. and other news or many years says it's ready to work with mediators to reestablish a seems far in this putative region of a normal car back fires fighting between armenia and azerbaijan and forces has continued into a 6 day they you has sanctioned 40 beller russian nationals for their role in the disputed presidential election there all senior officials have been accused of falsifying the results president alexander lukashenko is not currently on the list but the head of the european council has warned that could change cyprus have been blocking the measures demanding the bloc punish turkey for gas exploration in disputed areas of the mediterranean and those are the headlines the news continues after a murder in a saudi consulate could buy. into
lives was under notice jill no nobody will dare to saudi gently struggle for show she formed left his native country in june 27th teen he went to the united states and began writing for the washington post where he was critical of saudi arabia and crown prince mohammed bin cell money in particular. in october 28th seen a visited the saudi consulate in istanbul to collect some papers which would enable him to marry his turkish fiance a teacher. but he never left the building. the saudi government initially denied any involvement or responsibility but the turkish authorities cleverly drip fed leaks of the evidence they've collected inside the consulate of course where reliance upon what they are leaking or claiming elements within the turkish
security establishment and official and no doubt they have their own reasons for that that may depend on geo political reasons in terms of undoubtedly it would appear to people such as myself anyway some kind of ongoing behind the scenes negotiation with the saudis and the americans and secondly of course in terms of perhaps not wanting to damage the integrity or some future prosecution. the turkish foreign ministry summoned the saudi ambassador demanding clarification on the subject this triggered the 1st official saudi statement issued by the saudi consul general in istanbul on wednesday the 3rd of october it said that the consulate was monitoring media reports of the disappearance of the saudi citizen. after he left the saudi consulate in istanbul. said the consulate was also following up and coordinating with the turkish authorities to discover the circumstances of her show she's disappearance.
the bloomberg news agency published a statement by mohammed bin cell man on wednesday the 3rd of october before the official saudi press agency followed suit 3 days later. m.b.'s said quote my understanding is he entered and he got out after a few minutes or maybe one hour adding that he was not inside the consulate and that quote if he's in saudi arabia i would know that this is all a dark consuls like when the army take. action look at all the making of me the army tick when it's hard to pick up this muscle there was someone there why didn't i get it thanks for the service or took them out by me but i thought my god. the bomb was for what i thought of course if i get me back to doing what i call
forth or what the dishware bhatia them must be able to do in the end there is some good near they were scared to return or. at the very 1st beginning of the event has been happen to out of one or can assert that on their skin the ones who are authorities clearly show that he has left because later all the responsibilities belong to the so there'll be no toward. the 5th day after his disappearance saw the 1st news story about the show. a turkish official told reuters that the police's initial assessment was that he shows you had been intentionally murdered at the consulate and that his body had been moved abroad. the saudi government issued a denial an official source at the saudi consulate in istanbul also denied the reuters story that quoted turkish officials saying that her show she had been
killed at the consulate he denounced the source of what he called these quote unfounded accusations. but i could get the modern george clooney would consider you were left. out of use for india. on saturday the 6th of october mohamed el a table he invited reuters to the consulate and took them on a tour. to show that her show she was not in the building he denied that she had been killed insisting that he left but admitting he couldn't prove it because the consulate surveillance cameras hadn't saved the images. for why he would have a c.c.t.v.
system. doesn't record seems. impossible to believe the only reason why you have a recording system is lack of money and this isn't something that afflicts saudi arabia for sure. on monday the 8th of october u.s. president donald trump made his 1st public statement about the case. at the same time the saudi ambassador to the us prince khalid bin selma in abdel aziz stated publicly that allegations that he had been killed or detained by the saudi authorities were completely false and unfounded. he then left for saudi arabia on the pretext of seeking clarification. for what the king of saudi arabia the king firmly denied any knowledge of it. he didn't really know may be i don't want to get it is fine but it sounded to me like maybe he should have been.
from the photos they. wanted to give an example from some of them some of course we know just formed by and of themselves and we know that from started speaking about him before even the saudi government with this so he wanted to give them the exit therefore they can use it nordoff to cover. this unfortunately was going on against the nation. on monday the 8th of october the turkish newspaper. reported that the intelligence services while in the lines in the movement of 26 cause owned by the saudi consulate in istanbul it said they wanted to determine their whereabouts on the day her show she went missing.
c.c.t.v. cameras close to the saudi consulate showed to cause a black mercedes vito 34 c c 1865 and another miss 80 salute 34 c c 2248 driving to the saudi consuls house an hour and 15 minutes after his show she had gone into the consulate. they were parked in the garage there for 3 days. on the 4th day they were taken to the car wash near the consulate where they were carefully. these pictures were obtained from inside the car wash itself showing the 2 vehicles being fairly clean. turkish investigators believe that has showed his dismembered body was taken from the consulate to the consul's house in the mercedes vito. this c.c.t.v.
image shows the veto outside the house before turkish police searched it. and on tuesday the 9th of october the washington post published the now famous c.c.t.v. video of jamal her shoji entering the consulate 1 14 pm on tuesday the 2nd of october. the 10th of october the b.b.c. reported that the turkish media had published pictures and names of those they said were members of the hit squad. the new york times also ran the story reporting that her she had been cut with a bone saw 2 hours after it is death and that the orders to assassinate him had been issued from the highest level in saudi arabia. i mean so. i don't. realize that those guys are really members of the.
song monster as a bodyguard. let 11 days after her show she's disappearance on c.b.s.'s 60 minutes donald trump was still insisting that the crown prince denied any knowledge of what had happened. but warned saudi arabia of serious repercussions if it were proved to her she had been killed. this is something you'll be surprisingly saying that there's something really terrible and disgusting about that if that were the case so we're going to have to see we're going to get to the bottom of it and there will be severe punishment if they go on to claim that these people were acting without the authority of the saudi government and of course they can prove that by. relinquishing the diplomatic immunity of these people and actually writing them to turkey for trial but if i happens of course there is a very big risk that those people who are put on trial for this capital offense will name the people that made the decisions and that may not be convenient course to the saudi government. on the same day as the c.b.s.
trump interview the british french and german foreign ministers issued a joint statement calling for an independent investigation. from. found himself very pressed. his secretary of state mr bork to riyadh to ankara phoria you want to learn your realities they say so but i am not really sure whether he went in order to investigate what has happened inside the kingdom also there of b.-a or probably. on that same sunday king solomon broke his silence on the case for the 1st time when the saudi press agency reported that the king had spoken to turkish president on the phone and quote thanked the president for welcoming the kingdom's proposal to form a joint working group to discuss the disappearance of the saudi citizen jamal how
charging. the king quote stressed the kingdom's keenness to protect its relations with ankara. the next day the saudi press agency reported that the king had spoken to donald trump who had quote praised the progress in saudi turkish joint cooperation in investigating the disappearance of a short. again on monday the 15th of october saudi and turkish officials enter the consulate a joint team led by the deputy general prosecutor in istanbul and agents from the turkish counterterrorism directorate. that evening the forensic investigation team arrived. they worked 9 hours through the night until dawn on tuesday the 16th of october.
the forensic teams left carrying samples of soil and a metal door from the consulate gone to. media attention then quickly switched to the consul's house next for forensic inspection. while the saudi consul general himself mohamed el a table departed is stumble amid rumors of his impending arrest by turkish police. meanwhile the turkish government ramped up its pressure on the saudis. after all those friends each investigation. made a couple of telephone calls in international leaders including. king the more so they are and after that the sunni arab media has realized that the fabricated story
of question has left the consulate is incredible saw they accepted that mr question has been killed inside the consulate. the film crew was able to monitor the movement of saudi security staff between the consulate and the consuls house from friday the 12th to when the say the 17th of october the program producers later established that this included chemical expert document uphill is easy. and toxicologist khalid granny this was the group that was reported to have deliberately destroyed evidence at the consulate and the consuls house it is possible to fully clean a premises of forensic evidence but what you don't leave is evidence that you have fully cleaned and therefore that also again is can be used and often is used as circumstantial evidence against the accused person. on saturday the
20th of october after repeated denials saudi arabia finally admitted that her show she was dead. a statement by the saudi public prosecutor announced the arrest of 18 saudis for questioning and suggested that the murder had occurred as a result of a quarrel. into often the up to. 10 what do you believe. that it did was they there are a number did they. then the turkish government strategy of leaking evidence finally brought to the saudi attorney general. to turkey to coordinate the operation of his investigators.
he arrived in istanbul on monday the 29th of october by private plane. he held 2 meetings with his stumbles chief public prosecutor funfair done after which his office made a formal statement. it said that there was no tangible outcome from these 2 meetings quote despite all our efforts and good intentions to reveal the truth about the killing of her shows in his country's consulate. the statement went on to say that immediately after entering the consulate the sharjah had been strangled as part of a premeditated plan and that his body had been cut up and disposed of. the public prosecutor's statement crystalized each of the 3 main countries positions. the turkish authorities stood by their story. saudi
arabia continued to counter the leaks by the turkish government. and the us government continued to defend crown prince mohammed bin salma anxious to protect american commercial interests. some members of the u.s. house of representatives and senate took a more robust position criticizing trump's action and demanding that saudi arabia and n.b.s. be held to account. other arab countries commented very little. and that the ballot prep ordered the murder. and had a shop and they're going to have to open accounting of how to write or. what have frank have found out and respond to. the audio recording shared strategically by turkish intelligence turned out to be graphic and
incriminating. they were authenticated by the united nations investigation which published its findings in june 29th teen. the recordings have a shorty entering the consulate or 1 15 pm on the 2nd of october and going to the consul general's office where mohamed el a tape was with the trip an officer from the saudi foreign ministry and a special god to mohammed bin salma they questioned her about his intentions of returning to saudi arabia and he said he did want to return in the future then they said they would have to take him back that there was an interpol order to that effect and that they were coming to get him. to show she said that there was no case against him and that he had people waiting for him outside. the recordings then have a short fight followed by
a conversation among the hit squad is here sleep he's raising his head keep pushing bushehr don't remove your hand. according to the u.n. investigation shows she was then injected with a sedative and then suffocated with a plastic bag. then a doctor in the team cellar ulta started cutting up the shell she's body about 2 hours later the recordings pick up 3 different voices on the stairs. one ordered the visa lounge to be closed another appearing to be a technician transferred c.c.t.v. data and reset the surveillance cameras. the 3rd was most to file murder any dressed as a jamal khashoggi lookalike of jamal khashoggi was a premeditated murder and they're now telling c.n.n. that they even believe the saudis went to the extent of sending adi double here mom people feel he was killed his body to the final review has denied any
involvement in the airflow 2 years of now passed since the charges murder it's still not clear what happened to his body. did my trip carry it in his diplomatic luggage when he flew on a private jet taking the hit squad to cairo and dubai the next evening. was it buried at the yellow the palace which was inspected several times by turkish police . all scattered in the belgrade forest where the saudi military attache was seen before the assassination or dissolved in acid or even burned in a specially constructed oven at the consul's house some reports and testimony have suggested. in the month after the shots his disappearance the international pressure continued to mount on the saudi government to bring those responsible to justice. then on the 15th of november 28th scene the
saudi prosecutor's office said that 11 saudi nationals have been indicted and charged with murdering her showed up in. their trial began in almost complete secrecy in riyadh on the 3rd of january 29th seen. none of the accused was named and the trial which many thought was purely for show would take almost a year. meanwhile the un special rapporteur on our. executions and yes callum are conducting an investigation into the murder and published a report in june 29th. it said that the saudi authorities were directly involved in what it called her show g.'s extra judicial executions. and that there was evidence of high level involvement including by crown prince mohammed bin. i didn't know mr cashel i believe
that he we take great hope. in the fact that execution will never be repeated including by the state of saudi arabia to which he was so attached. has continued to call on the security council or the u.n. secretary general to conduct an international criminal investigation but the sharpest u.n. reaction so far was at the recent general assembly on september 2020 when denmark's ambassador criticized saudi arabia on behalf of 29 mainly european states calling for quote transparency and holding all those responsible accountable. but the saudi government always denied any direct involvement despite mohammed bin salmond once suggesting the buck stopped with him did you order.
absolutely not this was a heinous crime like this but i take full responsibility as a leader in saudi arabia especially since it was committed by individuals working for the saudi government under what the court decided when in december 29th teen it found 8 of the 11 men accused of the murder guilty. but the crown prince was in the clear. 5 were sentenced to death and 3 others to a total of 24 years in prison. deputy intelligence chief cea was found to have overseen the operation but former high profile royal advise a saudi of qatar name was released without trial and the former consul in istanbul mohammed l a tape was found not guilty. however there would still be one more twist in the story of the saudi trial went on the 8th of september 2020 almost 2 years after her
short g.'s death the saudi court dramatically overturned the 5 death sentences reducing them instead to 20 year prison terms. 3 others were jailed for between 7 and 10 years the un and human rights groups condemned both the trial and the revised verdicts the trial was a secret closed trial that there was no international observers the names of the victims or the accused were not published. and there's no more. peel possible so the nature of the evidence or every technical part of the trial or most has been questioned by. internationally accepted judicial standards and yes kalam are made her views known in a series of tweets she called it a parody of justice lacking in moral legitimacy she said the verdicts were designed
to protect mohammed bin sound man from any kind of scrutiny and amounted to what she called a whitewash. the saudi prosecutor said that this closed their case with no further rights of appeal. 20 saudi nationals are still on trial in their absence in turkey and on the 28th of september 2020 turkish prosecutors. document against 6 more saudi suspects in the case but many people believe that until there is a full year criminal investigation with the cooperation of the saudi authorities justice in the case of jamal khashoggi will never ultimately be served.
i was saying some massive storms around a year ago i recently could see if this band of cloud have what we call says a huge temperature contrast between some very hot head just around realized the very hot recently into power of why as well and some to simply cooler water sarah said around 16 celsius a southerly winds him making out with warm northerly winds and we've seen some huge
storms yes false to rise it cools condenses and you get these big storms with some large hail and some very gusty winds as we go through friday into saturday still looking at a very active system here the possibility of localized flooding here and some major traffic disruption as a result of the stormy sea want to say we're still striving to get to 14 degrees around 31 there ascension seeing the heat there in rio at around 30 degrees celsius a quite a full well the comfortable temperatures coming through what's the weather in place up towards the northwest of south america and february that say just pushing across central parts of the cabin and see this large massive cloud here that is actually what looks like a developing tropical storm and it does get a name it will be cold gamma it's running up towards the yucatan peninsula some are a wet and windy weather coming through here and elsewhere across the capital and it's a case of sunshine and shallots. not
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