Jamal Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia convicts eight people over journalist killing as family pardon spares five from execution

Saudi Arabia has convicted eight people over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, after his family announced pardons that spared five from execution. The Washington Post columnist was drugged and dismembered inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate in 2018. On Monday the Riyadh Criminal Court issued final verdicts against eight people. Five of those convicted have each […]

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‘Missed opportunities’ to identify Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi as a threat, inquiry hears

There were “missed opportunities” to identify Salman Abedi as a suicide bomber before he killed 22 people at Manchester Arena, a public inquiry has heard. Abedi, 22, was reported to police and security as acting suspiciously in the minutes before he detonated his bomb, the inquiry into the terror attack heard, but no action was […]

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