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Gunman Fires on Saudi Embassy in The Hague
"Are investigating a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague. Officers were allowed said just before sunrise photos appear to show bullet holes in the windows. Some reports suggest the Saudi Embassy building on a stately avenue in the center of The Hague was hit at least 20 times. A police cordon has been set up outside on part of the street sealed off. We're bullet casings litter the ground. Forensic teams are at the scene on police have sent out an appeal for anyone who saw or heard anything to contact them. Mostly for the shooting remains unclear.
Gunman Fires on Saudi Embassy in The Hague
"In Jidda, Saudi Arabia, right yesterday. Marking 11 11 the end of World War one and the European allies gathered the embassy people gathered and Jidda, Saudi Arabia in western Saudi Arabia to commemorate the end of World War. One. Saudi Arabia was caught in the middle of World War one that Turks and all that Lawrence of Arabia. Maybe you've seen the movie and So the Arabs got cut. The Saudis did. That's really after in the aftermath of World War one when Saudi Arabia became the kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the House of Saud, But but never mind that right now they were gathering for commemoration of the end of World War one. And and somebody blew up a bomb and injured a bunch of people because you know also somebody attacked a bunch of people the French Embassy in Saudi Arabia recently and stabbed them because you know peace because that's the You know
Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancee Sues Saudi Crown Prince Over Journalist's Killing
"As Crown Prince and two dozen other Saudi nationals kidnapped, drugged and killed Kasogi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two years ago this month. This is the first civil lawsuit in the US regarding cash judges, killing NPR's Jackie Northam reports. The complaint filed in a U. S District court in Washington, alleges that Saudi Arabia is Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing because he considered Jamal Cashew cheese worked to promote democracy in the Middle East on existential threat. It was filed by dawn, the democracy organization that could shock she started And by her teacher, Jenga is his fiancee. The suit names her Coke. She's widow. It says they were finalizing their civil marriage when he was killed. Jenga spoke by videoconference. Gemma's voice Wass too powerful to straightening and saw they decided they must silence him permanently, Attorney Keys, Harper told the video conference. The lawsuit has two goals. Accountability for cash Augie's murder and obtaining more information documents and recordings from the U. S and Saudi Arabia through Discovery. Harper says U. S courts have jurisdiction for the lawsuit because the trap for cash O G was set by officials at the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D. C. He was informed repeatedly. That he could not obtain a certificate of marriage eligibility. He needed to confirm this civil marriage, miss changes in the US and would have to travel to Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, and in this temple as we all know. The defendant abducted and murdered him. The Saudi Embassy did not respond to requests for comment by air time Thie Kingdom did convict eight nationals for cash Augie's murder in a closed trial. Jackie Northam. NPR NEWS Washington
Jeff Bezos Got A Shady WhatsApp Link From The Saudi Crown Prince And Was Hacked
"Reuters writes that the Saudi Foreign Ministry has again dismissed claims of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's involvement in hacking Amazon founder. Jeff bezos is phone as absurd. That is they didn't do it. And especially the the crown prince didn't do it but investigations are in progress and it certainly seems that something was done to Mr Basis device. Is it possible. The Crown Prince May Himself Elf have been hacked either his phone or WHATSAPP account as some have suggested. Well sure maybe. And it does seem odd that a crown prince would directly actually get his digital hands dirty on the other hand who better to hack the richest man in the world's device than a fellow billionaire who's met him at the places where billionaires go to meet in any case buzzfeed notes Saudi aligned. Twitter accounts have been doing a lot of anti bezos wolfing with accusations of insincerity concerning his expressions expressions of mourning for the late Jamal Kashogi a discreditable personal life. As evidenced by the intimate pictures someone provided to the national enquirer and so on buzzfeed thinks the accounts doing the tweeting are a part of a coordinated and inauthentic campaign presumably directed from beyond so does the United Nations in Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial killings. Agnes Alamar told buzzfeed quote the hacking and the campaign are two actions taking place place alongside each other both of which aim in my view at intimidating creating fear and ultimately controlling or silencing the people who are the object of both hacking and the campaign and quote. Mr Bezos has been the target of such campaigns before. NBC News reported that they began shortly after. Jamal Kashogi who had been a columnist columnist for the Bezos owned Washington Post was assassinated inside the Saudi embassy in taboo a murder which occurred on October second of twenty eighteen twitter at that that time took down a large number of the accounts involved. The platform has yet to take large-scale action in this latest round. Forbes wrote yesterday that graphic reported some eighty eighty five hundred tweets by fans of 'EM BS that is fans of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. A common theme was a threat to boycott Amazon.
"saudi embassy" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"The Saudi embassy calls these claims of said but the allegations raised serious questions about what the king the morning the days of his information and how it used according to the Financial Times the hacks roots trace back to base ohsen been Selmon exchanging phone numbers in Los Angeles weeks later says Britain's the guardian paper days those in the crown prince for engaged in a seemingly friendly what's up exchange when Ben Selmon sent an unsolicited now where infected file it's unclear what information was then taken questions about who has access to the tech executives phone with those race last year after the national Enquirer leaked photos an intimate text messages between the then married bays send former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez with whom he was having an affair the Enquirer said Sanchez is brother Michael was the original source of the information but in a blog post a month after the scandal days those who also owns the Washington post suggested the photos leaked by the Enquirer were obtained illegally through its publishes connection to the Saudi government in an op ed for the daily beast days as a security consultant that's Gavin de Becker confirm the Saudi government had access to Basil's his phone and gain private information he said the government was intent on harming Jeff bass those since the post began its relentless coverage of the murder of one of its columnists critical of the Saudi kingdom Jamal could show we was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul five months after the alleged hack U. S. officials tell CBS news that the motor was likely ordered by the crown prince CBS evening news anchor and managing editor Nora o'donnell spoke to him last September did you order the murder and Jamal Khashoggi get a check let absolutely not this was a heinous crime can I take full responsibility as a leader in Saudi Arabia especially since it was committed by individuals working for the Saudi government MBS is role a personal role in potentially compromising I Jeff Bezos no I think raises additional questions about MBS is defense of estrogen murder that it was simply rogue actors within his state Andrew Miller of the Washington based think tank project on Middle East democracy.
Saudi Arabia denies hacking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone
"And U. N. officials are expected to announce this morning the results of an investigation the show's Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had his cell phone hacked by Saudi Arabia it happened in twenty eighteen after basis received a video via what sap from an account linked to the crown prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia CBS news foreign affairs analyst Pamela Falk the investigation into the hacking of Jeff Bezos is phone was conducted by Agnes Callum moored and David Kay both you one special rapporteurs calamari had earlier found credible evidence of involvement by the crown prince in the death of Jamal shogi in twenty eighteen which took place five months after the alleged hack the Saudi embassy is denying that the Saudi government was involved in the
"saudi embassy" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"Saudi government from a crime such as this which occurred in the Saudi embassy in Turkey causing Helena Kennedy an attorney in Britain to ask how did this happen in an embassy turning to the weather in the northern mountain states now just days after summer ended correspondent corner Evans is watching winner like scene in Montana I have never seen a September snow like this National Weather Service meteorologist don Britain has lived in Great Falls for more than forty years and he says this storm is a record breaker. that one set back in nineteen thirty four that was broken that was a three day record of thought over thirteen inches of snow we've already had over fourteen inches of snow in just two days so that record is pretty much obliterated and in addition to Montana parts of art a whole Washington Wyoming Utah Oregon Nevada and California also getting or we'll get some white scarf perhaps not living up to its name fashion retailer forever twenty one is filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy protection joining a growing list of big stores facing tough times due to online commerce but hoping to hang in whatever twenty one is definitely trying to protect its assets sleeves forever twenty one is stupidly ordered ahead so they have mostly inventory they need for holiday reading alone was bird flick injured this is CBS news. did you know you can listen to CBS news radio twenty four hours a day seven days a week on radio dot com or the radio dot com app. your new life and love the WCBS newsradio eight eight a radio dot com station sixty four degrees a low of sixty in midtown fifty four in some suburbs WCBS news time three oh three. the NYPD mourns the death of a veteran officer killed in the early hours on Sunday during a confrontation with a gunman in the Bronx prompting this from mayor de Blasio we lost a hero by every measure we lost a hero in the wee hours of the morning mayor de Blasio announced the death of the thirty three year old Brian mal que mal came with an anti crime officer working at the even walled houses he and his fellow cops were involved in a violent struggle with an armed man chief of department Terrence Monahan body worn camera also morphine can be heard yelling he's reaching for it he's reaching for it. at this time numerous shots were fired an hour after the stroke a total of three times the suspect was also shot in both men died this suspect was on probation mold Kenya had been a cop for six here. Peter has told WCBS newsradio eight eighty chief of department Terrence Monahan has said said that at this point it does not appear the perpetrators gun was fired police identify him as twenty seven year old Antonio Williams of Binghamton who was on probation for a narcotics related arrest last year it is salute to officer Brian mall keen mayor de Blasio ordered flags at half staff Westchester.
"saudi embassy" Discussed on KCBS All News
"Saudi government from a crime such as this which occurred in the Saudi embassy in Turkey causing Helena Kennedy an attorney in Britain to ask how did this happen in an embassy turning to the weather in the northern mountain states now just days after summer ended correspondent corner Evans is watching a winner like scene in Montana I have never seen a September snow like this National Weather Service meteorologist don Britain has lived in Great Falls for more than forty years and he says this storm is a record breaker but that one set. back in nineteen thirty four that was broken that was a three day record of thought over thirteen inches of snow we've already had over fourteen inches of snow in just two days so that record is pretty much obliterated and in addition to Montana parts of our whole Washington Wyoming Utah Oregon Nevada and California also getting or we'll get some white stuff perhaps not living up to its name fashion retailer forever twenty one is filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy protection joining a growing list of big stores facing tough times due to online commerce but hoping to hang in there ever twenty one is definitely trying to protect its assets forever twenty one is still the order to head so they have mostly inventory they need for holiday one was bird flick injure this is CBS news. did you know you can listen to CBS news radio twenty four hours a day seven days a week on radio dot com or the radio dot com app. here's a special message for those of you who the I. R. S. at least ten thousand or more in back taxes the IRS has special programs.
"saudi embassy" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"Saudi government from a crime such as this which occurred in the Saudi embassy in Turkey causing Helena Kennedy an attorney in Britain to ask how did this happen in an embassy turning to the weather in the northern mountain states now just days after summer ended correspondent corner Evans is watching winter like scene in Montana I've never seen a September snow like this National Weather Service meteorologist don Britain has lived in Great Falls for more than forty years and he says this storm is a record breaker but that one set back in nineteen thirty four that was broken that was a three day record of thought over thirteen inches of snow we've already had over fourteen inches of snow in just two days so that record is pretty much obliterated and in addition to Montana parts of our whole Washington Wyoming. Utah Oregon Nevada and California also getting or we'll get some white stuff perhaps not living up to its name fashion retailer forever twenty one is filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy protection joining a growing list of big stores facing tough times due to online commerce but hoping to hang in twenty one is definitely trying to protect its assets please forever twenty one is to leave order to head so they have mostly inventory they need for holiday read one was bird slick injure this is CBS news. CBS news radio is your home for breaking news with our team of reporters around the country and the world we give you the coverage you can trust. tell your whole maybe the biggest most important financial transaction you ever make so don't make a big mistake hiring the wrong agent call San Diego's best John race hi this is news eight Kyle crash game here the numbers John Reeves has sold one hundred seven homes in just ninety days three hundred twenty seven homes this past year and John Reeves has a database of over five thousand buyers ready to buy right now is exclusive systems are in place to better market your home so you get top dollar if you've been preparing to sell your home then you likely know this market has been down and homes have been sitting on the market longer that's exactly why you need the experience of John Reeves so make the smart call eight five eight eight hundred hole that's eight five eight eight hundred all listen to John here is marketing plan for your home see his exclusive database of over five thousand buyers eight five eight eight hundred home that's John Reeves at eight five eight eight hundred home and start packing because John.
"saudi embassy" Discussed on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD
"Saudi government from a crime such as this which occurred in the Saudi embassy in Turkey causing Helena Kennedy an attorney in Britain to ask how did this happen in an embassy turning to the weather in the northern mountain states now just days after summer ended correspondent Carter Evans is watching a winner like scene in Montana I have never seen a September snow like this National Weather Service meteorologist don Britain has lived in Great Falls for more than forty years and he says this storm is a record breaker but that one set back in nineteen thirty four that was broken that was a three day record of thought over thirteen inches of snow we've already had over fourteen inches of snow in just two days so that record is pretty much obliterated and in addition to Montana parts of our whole Washington Wyoming Utah. Oregon Nevada and California also getting or we'll get some white scarf perhaps not living up to its name fashion retailer forever twenty one is filed for chapter eleven bankruptcy protection joining a growing list of big stores facing tough times due to online commerce what hoping to hang in whatever twenty one is definitely trying to protect its assets the is the forever twenty one is still the order to head so they have mostly inventory they need for holiday reading line was bird flick injured this is CBS news. did you know you can listen to CBS news radio twenty four hours a day seven days a week on radio dot com or the radio dot com app. eighty one degrees at two OO three I'm currently lists top stories night tonight on the road for the cowboys in New Orleans Saints beat Dallas twelve the ten states couldn't even muster a touchdown the score for field goals of that was enough for twelve ten win over the cowboys Dallas record is now three in one hand in baseball players fans and dignitaries help close out global life park after twenty six seasons yesterday motions ran high as a sell out crowd was on hand for the Rangers two thousand eighty first and final regular season game at globe life park I get choked up even thinking about it that's kind of been this way I love the ballpark it is bitter sweet I think to look at what else would say there's a lot of memories here and as the Rangers get ready to move two blocks south of their new retractable roofed home fans will take with them so many memories I was here back in the early two thousands when Iran had a walk off on his birthday bill trays three thousand hit I was here his last game we're here the festivities got started with a stirring rendition of the national anthem by the fort worth symphony orchestra and after the fifth inning. Richard green peeled off the final.
UN: Khashoggi's Death Was a 'Deliberate, Pre-Meditated Execution'
"The UN has released results of an independent investigation into the murder of a Saudi Arabian journalist in Saudi embassy, building USA's. Chris Barnes, has the detail the United Nations investigation concludes at Washington Post journalist, Shimao kashogi was the victim of a deliberate. Premeditated execution UN rights investigator, Agnes Calamar led the international inquiry into the murder last October. The Saudi consulate in Turkey at her report finds the evidence points to a brutal crime planned, and perpetrated by Saudi officials CIA believes the killing was ordered by Saudi Crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, but the report makes no conclusions on guild. Instead recommending further investigation into criminal responsibility
"saudi embassy" Discussed on Amanpour
"Especially at this particular moment, we have seen how Saudi Arabia and the Saudi regime itself got away with murdering a journalist in the consulate in Istanbul on the second of October. And Mr. Trump at the time said, maybe they did it maybe they didn't. And even when he was confronted with the report of his own intelligence services. Here refused to take any. Notice. So at the moment, those who are calling for human writer coating for open trials open representation, and lawyers to defend those people who in an independent court are really having no support from governments in the west in the west what they are getting is quite a lot of media coverage and also support from the international global human rights organization, such as Human Rights, Watch Amnesty International and from the UN, of course, energy amnesty has talked about sham trials that violated international federal standards, which relied on confessions extracted through torture. We'll talk about that in a moment. And you mentioned the UN the head of the UN human rights commission. Michelle Basch lead is particularly important that at least three of those killed were minors at the time of sentencing. What do you think is going on? What do you think is the real reason some people say it's because they had links to. Iran. Obviously, there's a war of words at least between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Well, it is a message to Iran. But I think they're real victims are the community in Saudi Arabia, and that is the shack community of the eastern province, which is a minority minority in Saudi Arabia, and it had been at the forefront of protests in a very very peaceful way and the Saudis did this kind of execution in two thousand sixteen when they executed an important Shiite cleric by the name of number. Never. And what happened was that? Iran. Condemned the execution of the Shiite cleric, and then at immediately after that the Saudi embassy in Tehran was attacked and then there's relationship deteriorated. So the Iranians didn't stop the mobs attacking the Saudi embassy. But I think the execution are actually a domestic matter. Although the message might get to Iran domestically hammered man is ruling by. I fear on by repression, and this kind of mass executions which amount to a massacre at thirty seven people in one day. It's quite a lot and also lumping together different people different categories of people. One of the executed was shot. Religious caller who has invited to the national dialogue forum established under the road of king. Abdullah to talk about some Nishii relations quite a lot of the executed. We have evidence we have YouTube clips saying those people are giving lectures or mobilizing others. And I did not see any kind of sectarian tone in their speeches that they were given after two thousand eleven some of those people are very very young when they were arrested. They were only like under the age of sixteen and they were peaceful demonstrators who got really carried away with the uprising of two thousand but. They were arrested at the time. And then we are in two thousand nine hundred nine when they were execute briefly. All you surprised that we hearing. And this is what our Damon's report was that significant numbers of of these who executed told the court that they didn't mean what they said that it was only extracted under torture, and they were told what to right? Yes. Absolutely. I'm in torture and Saudi prison is concerned is confirmed by one woman activist illusion and hood lewd who told her family during their monthly visit that she was tortured that she was sexually abused physically. Abused? And she didn't want to talk about this issues early on Feerick that that might make her situation worse in prison. But at the end, she had lost hope and told her family her brother and Canada when did and her sister and brussel they were both talking to the media about the exact detail of horrific sexual. Abuse and torture in Saudi..
"saudi embassy" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Hundred and fortieth street found the badly injured child and Russia to Lincoln hospital. But she couldn't be saved neighbors. Tell the media. They can't believe it happened at had only nice things to say about the family insisting they took good care of their children. Investigators apparently don't expect to file any charges. They say they don't believe anything criminal took place, dozens of anti Amazon activists took to the streets of queens on Saturday. They knocked on doors in the queen's bridge public houses and gathered signatures and hopes of blocking that deal to bring a new Amazon headquarters to Long Island city. Governor Cuomo insists the Amazon deal was a huge win for the state's economy, but opponents are critical of the tax incentives. The city and state are giving away and city council member Jimmy van Bremer says Amazon is not good news for the city's workforce Amazon declared that there and. I union shop. They're not changing. They don't want any employees to be unionized Amazon wants to work with ice and terrorise immigrants on the critics claim that twenty five thousand jobs Amazon promises to create and Long Island city won't be going to people from the neighborhood. Recent reports claim that Amazon is thinking twice about its commitment to queens because of local opposition. While speaking Friday on Long Island. Governor Cuomo said that the Amazon deal will add twenty seven billion dollars to state coffers while Amazon gets three billion dollars back and that he would quote do that all day long wins. News time twelve twenty four a school bus crash in the Bronx, Saturday morning sent at least fourteen people to the hospital, although one of them were teenagers a video posted on the citizen app shows the bus after it slammed into several cars in that Clermont section. There were only there was only one serious injury. And that person was the only adult who was hurt the thirteen teenage victims. I'll have minor injuries. The fallout continues. After this week's stunning accusation from the richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos. Oh, says the publisher of the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him basis made his fortune founding Amazon and now owns the Washington Post, and he claims American media and its CEO David pecker threatened to release compromising photos of him. If the post didn't drop investigations into the publisher's ties to President Trump. Correspondent Alex Marquardt says that American media seemed to be especially sensitive to any examination of its relationship with Saudi Arabia last year. Am I put out a ninety seven page glossy magazine heralding the kingdom's new crown prince and his vision his trip to the US the Saudi embassy in Washington claimed they had no involvement or knowledge of the publication with prince Mohammad bin Salman on the cover a man, the CIA has concluded ordered the violent murder of Jamaica shook of the Washington Post, which bazo owns the Saudis have called the finding false the National Enquirer denies being asked by the Saudis to target base house, the tabloid printed private texts and photos of the Amazon founder last month. The same day. He and his wife announced their divorce wins news time twelve twenty five..
"saudi embassy" Discussed on 10 10 WINS
"Union shop. They're not changing. They don't want any Amazon employees to be unionized Amazon wants to work with ice and terrorise immigrants. Other critics claim the twenty-five thousand jobs Amazon promises to create in Long Island city won't be going to people from the neighborhood while speaking Friday on Long Island. Governor Cuomo said that the Amazon deal will add twenty seven billion dollars to state coffers Amazon gets three billion dollars back and that he would quote do that all day long wins. News time nine twenty four on the fallout continues. After this week's stunning accusation from the richest person in the world. Jeff Bezos says the publisher of the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him basis made his fortune founding Amazon and now owns the Washington Post, and he claims American media and its CEO David pecker threatened to release compromising photos FM if the post didn't drop its investigations into the publishes ties to President Trump now. Word. American media seemed to be especially sensitive to any examination of its relationship with Saudi Arabia last year. Am I put out a ninety seven page glossy magazine heralding the kingdom's new crown prince and his vision his trip to the US the Saudi embassy in Washington claimed they had no involvement or knowledge of the publication with prince Mohammad bin Salman on the cover a man, the CIA has concluded ordered the violent murder of Jamaica shook she of the Washington Post which base owns the Saudis have called the finding false the National Enquirer denies being asked by the Saudis to target base os, the tabloid printed private texts and photos of the Amazon founder last month the same day he and his wife announced their divorce wins news time nine twenty five once upon a morning there was a freshly brewed me- cafe coffee..
Saudi Embassy, Saudi Arabia And Bangkok discussed on BBC World Service
"Creek. A young woman who is trying to flee to Australia from her family in Saudi Arabia says her passport has been seized by a Saudi embassy official in Thailand stranding her at the main international airport in Bangkok. The woman says she's renounced Islam and believes her family will kill her. If she
"saudi embassy" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Today is Christmas Eve throughout the docks. Christians and this year in Ukraine. Many of them will receive a gift they've long desired. It's a document called a Thomas signed by the white-bearded ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew it grants. Ukraine its own internationally recognized branch of the orthodox faith. That means independence from Moscow's control. Not surprisingly, the Russian Orthodox church is not pleased. A young woman who was trying to flee to Australia from her family in Saudi Arabia says her passport has been seized by a Saudi embassy official in Thailand stranding her at the main international airport in Bangkok Jonathan head reports RAV Muhammed Al Coon says she was on a day trip to Kuwait with her family when she fled two days ago and took a flight to Bangkok she told the BBC, she has renounced Islam and fears. She will. She killed by her family is sent back to Saudi Arabia on arrival in Bangkok. She says she was met by a Saudi embassy official who seized have passport by force preventing her from connecting to a flight to Australia in April two thousand seventeen and other Saudi woman was stopped in the Philippines, while in transit and forcibly returned to Saudi Arabia where she is believed still to be in detention delay in announcing the results of last Sunday's presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo is expected to be confirmed within hours the election commission says it's meeting today after which the head of the commission will speak to the media. He said on Saturday that preliminary results would be spawned until next week that prompted criticism from foreign governments and the Roman Catholic church in the DRC world news from the BBC police in Pakistan say one man was shot dead and three others injured during a violent clash between two religious groups over control of a mosque in Karachi one sect. Handed administrative control of the sites by a local court. Police said overnight a group of up to two hundred men from a rival sect attach those inside the mosque the Afghan high peace council has asked the government to refrain from taking part in the next round of US-backed peace talks to be held in Saudi Arabia later this month. A spokesman for the council said it would not take part in negotiations that were not managed and moderated by Afghans are South Asia editor ambarassing at Arusha and reports the Afghan high peace council about your elders a setup to oversee piece of I with the Taliban insisted that the government should hold face to face talks with the militant group during the early round of US supported peace negotiations held in the United Arab Emirates, the Taliban refused to engage with the Afghan government, which they regard as a puppet of the US that our concerns in Kabul that the government could be sidelined in the name of any possible deal with the Taliban..
Bernie Sanders says he was unaware of sexual harassment during 2016 campaign
"Four billion this quarter. But in a letter to shareholders on Wednesday evening, the company said it expects revenue to be down to eighty four billion apple pointed to China crucial market for the tech giant apple said, lower iphone sales trade tensions between China and the US and China slowing economy have all played a role in the company's revenue slowdown apples downbeat forecast. Reverberated on Wall Street dragging down the Dow Jones industrial. Average jasmine guard NPR news New York that has that composite index fell two hundred two points Thursday. The Dow Jones industrials plunged six hundred sixty points on Japanese markets shares tumbled as reopened for two thousand nineteen ball. Other Asian indexes are mixed up more than one percent in Shanghai. And Hong Kong. This is NPR news. Prosecutors in Saudi Arabia are seeking the death penalty for five of eleven suspects linked to the murder of journalist Jamal kashogi the five or charged with ordering and committing the crime could show Jay was close to the Saudi Royal circles before becoming a critic of prince Muhammad and moving to the United States. He was killed last October at the Saudi embassy in Istanbul. Were officials had initially denied he was dead the show. Jeez body still has not been found. A woman has managed to enter a Hindu temple at the heart of a debate over gender equality in India that brings to three the number of women who is reportedly sneaked into the facility this week. As Lauren rare reports from him by the temple has long banned women between the ages of ten and fifty according to ancient tradition the submarine Mullah. Temple does not admit women old enough to menstruate the temples dedicated to a celebrate deity last year, India's Supreme Court ruled that amounts to gender discrimination. It ordered the temple to admit women of all ages, but Hindu faithful rebelled blocking roads to the temple. And checking cars for anyone female this week to women in their forties managed to get in. Now. A third woman reportedly from Sri Lanka has also entered the shrine the southern state of Carola has a ruptured into protests over this both of India's two main political parties say they support the protesters rather than the women Lauren fryer, NPR news, Mumbai and women's college basketball, a regular season winning streak is ended for top ranked uconn number eight Baylor beat the huskies sixty eight to fifty seven.
'I'm suffocating': Khashoggi's last words, says Turkish reporter
"Emerging about the death of the Washington Post. Journalists killed at the Saudi embassy in Turkey. USA radio's Wendy king reports audio of the chilling graphic details of the killing of journalist Jamal kashogi has been released. A Turkish journalist claims. He's heard the recording. And kashogi last words were I'm suffocating take this bag off my head. It took seven minutes for him to die with the plastic bag on his head and fifteen minutes to cut up the body. Switching gears
"saudi embassy" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"Come first. Still no formal punishment for Saudi Arabia after it acknowledge their role in the death of a Washington Post journalist White House says the Trump administration is still weighing its options in responding to the murder of columnist Jamal kashogi after meeting last week with Turkish officials CIA director Gina hassle briefed the president and secretary of state Mike Pompeo on the Turkish investigation. The State Department's band Twenty-one Saudi suspects from holding US visas to enter the United States kashogi entered the Saudi embassy in Istanbul, October second and never emerged after initially claiming he left the facility the Saudi government acknowledges kashogi was killed blaming it on rogue elements in the government at the State Department. Rich Edson, Fox News UFC fighter Stephen Bonner, arrested on suspicion of DUI after police say he was driving recklessly on a Las Vegas freeway. The leader of Germany's says she won't run again at the end of term. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announcing she is ready to give up her position as her party's leader. Though, she intends to remain chancellor, according to local media, the her opponents in the party say replacing her as chairwoman could be a possible step toward replacing her as chancellor this coming after her Christian Democratic party one with disappointing results in a key region in Sunday state election, the ruling coalition's been swamped with challenges recently, including a split over Germany's refugee policy Merckel has been chancellor since two thousand five does remain one of the country's most popular politicians Lilian. Woo Fox News smartphone to be unveiled this week, not from one of the usual suspects. But it's from a company called read, which has its roots in movie cameras. It's new hydrogen. One phone is a holographic screen. The produces three d visuals without making you wear special glasses, but the cost is nearly thirteen hundred dollars. I'm Lisa.
"saudi embassy" Discussed on The Majority Report with Sam Seder
"Jarra de rapport with Sam cedar. It is Tuesday, October twenty. Third, two thousand eighteen. My name is Sam cedar. There's the five time award winning majority reporting. We have broadcasting live steps from the industrially ravage Ghana's canal in the heartland of America downtown Brooklyn. USA. On the program today. Kashogi Bharti parts supposedly found in the Saudi embassy in his Don bowl as heir. John says, the whole thing was planned. Meanwhile, Republicans need a caravan just to carry their lies. And it's thirteen days until election day. Though polls and early voting numbers start to come in. Meanwhile, in New Hampshire voting restrictions struck in Georgia voting restrictions, working overtime. Supreme court shields Wilbur Ross from testifying about the sentences attack on immigrants. And the bible museum in Washington conned proving there's no trust amongst grafters. And the Trump administration continues its all assault on healthcare. And three proud boys are arrested and charged for assault in New York. And meanwhile, Trump administration starts to attack trans rights. And a bomb is found in George. Soros is mailbox happy, Tuesday, everyone. All this and more on today's. Majority report. Yes, folks. Back from the west coast Brennan. I were out there this weekend for. Political on which. I saw John fuel, sang there, and he had the best description of it. For me. He said it's like Comecon, but with a lot less integrity. And. He he was right. It was a. It was a bit of a freak show. I mean, it was nice. There were. There were plenty of fans out there of the majority report of of of t. m. b. s. antifa of course, literary hangover. Which was nice to connect with some of those people. It was also super creepy to be, you know, walking around and seeing Bill Kristol walk by or and Coulter, or some guy wearing a three cornered hat wearing a full. Patriots outfit and not being for the patriots, the football team. I mean, if you do if you dress up like that as as a mascot, that's okay. I mean, theoretically, right? You're getting paid for it and it's, it's, it's Deng tongue in cheek. But there was there was a lot of that name, but it was just it's very creepy to be walking around. I find. I don't like. You know, walking around folks like Bill Kristol. I mean, if he will, you know, obviously he needs to walk and he's allowed to walk, but I am Bula Tory. Yeah, there's like a, there's an expectation in and I don't. You know, I I don't to. I don't put the, you know, the people who work on a conference on the spot. You know, they're just volunteers. But when they're like, oh, do you want to say Hello? And I'm like, absolutely not. No, actually people falling tier to work at this thing. Well, I don't know if they're volunteers volunteers, but they they, they're just people who go to do to work. I don't think they do it for free. No, I think they get paid what I mean. But I mean, they're people they're not. They don't work for the venue. I think they work different. I was talking to somebody who's like, I wasn't going to do this one, then I decided to do it and so volunteers the wrong word. I was gonna ask who pays to go to this thing. A lot of people, I don't know, and. But it was. It was strange. The whole thing was strange. We did two panels. One was on. Mike Pence, and it was really not so much on Mike Pence as much as or directly on Mike Pence as much as it was on the question of like. Would it be worse to have Mike Pence as VP? And actually our guest of from on Monday show the prerecorded on on the almond geared Dada was on that panel, at least Jordan who had worked for Condie rice and now actually makes the point of saying that you don't longer identifies as a Republican. And the author of a of a biography on Mike Pence. And he was interesting. We may have him on Mike Pence's as sort of a terrifying figure according to his biographer, he is the most powerful. He's the..
"saudi embassy" Discussed on AM Joy
"News, which is the best way to gauge what is what the thinking is inside of the Trump White House because they've sort of they have a very symbiotic relationship. Let's put it that way. And here is Harris Faulkner talking about the late Jamal kashogi. Now, some things have come out and we're just reporting the facts. You lease that we don't have to fall down one way or the other on this, but kashogi was tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and in there. That's exactly because it is. So so Craig, that same talking point has been coming out of Saudi Arabia, and it's now found its way into the American media how we used to Putin's Russia having that kind of information flow into the American. Right. How long has Saudi Arabia been at that game? Well, I think it's worth going back to nine eleven, and it's interesting on nine eleven. There were fifteen out of the nineteen hijackers were Saudis and right after the murder of three thousand people in the United States, you saw the Saudi white MAs from seeing this Audi PR machine, go into action, Prince Bandar went on the air. He said, oh, SAMA. Bin Laden was not as Audi when in fact he was that was in many ways, Saudi operation that was whitewashed for many years. And here again, we have fifteen Saudis going into the Saudi embassy and it's done bald. In Turkey to two weeks ago. And again, we see a new whitewash coming up by smearing game, and we've also seen some Republican members of congress, echoing that same smear campaign follow the money is usually a pretty good pretty good strategy in terms of trying to figure out what's going on in the world time magazine reports it Saudis spending on lobbying in the United States, ten million dollars in two thousand sixteen jumped to twenty seven million dollars in twenty seventeen. And according to foreign influence transparency initiative in twenty seventeen Saudi lobbyists contacted more than two hundred members of congress, including literally every Senator. So the Saudis of spreading a lot of money around in Washington. Absolutely. And I think it's worth looking at the president's family specifically, Jared, there was a report that NBS. Mohammed bin Salman the crown prince was meeting regularly with Jared and saw that he was. He had Jared in his pocket, Jared, Jared, Kushner, vastly overspent on some of his New York real estate properties. He's been looking for money. There's been lots of Saudi money going into operation such as like SoftBank, which is a Japanese Bank that's heavily funded by Saudis with forty, five billion dollars being pumped in time. I think especially if the Democrats win the house, we're going to see a lot of investigations and this could be very fruitful area. They should investigate. Yeah. If people want to know that, you know, pop quiz who is the number one investor, the single largest funding source of startups, Saudi Arabia. They're spreading a lot of money renting United States Craig under. Thank you very much for being here. Very appreciate. I appreciate your time and everybody, please checkout. Craig book. It's house of. Of Trump house of Putin, the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia. Thank you, Craig. Join. Thank you more after the break. It will be the election of cabin. Oh. The caravan law and order tax cuts. We forget about tax cuts all the time. Common sense. Welcome back to joy. Well, there you have it. There is your preview of the next seventeen days. Donald Trump try once again to rile up his base using immigration to stoke their fear of immigrants this time in the form of a caravan of around four thousand Central American migrants fleeing Hundres in the hopes of getting to the United States for sanctuary..
"saudi embassy" Discussed on Skullduggery
"Do it be shocked beyond even the shock of what they just did if they took some of their intelligence officers involved in and and killed them very surprised. Dick, what do you think that domestic implications in Saudi Arabia are? Because you know you is, is there a scenario under which this destabilizes the the kingdom and and the Royal family, you know, over time, even a lose, lose its grip on power that that's kind of a nightmare scenario. Right. I mean, I heard Tom Friedman of the New York Times talking about, you know, the possibility perhaps remote, but if Saudi Arabia becoming a failed state, you know, with all those oil reserves and an ideology that's not going to hurt, that's going to happen dome smoking something there, but no, no, what what could happen? There's probably, you know, less than ten percent chance that. The king replaces the crown prince and that creates a certain number of problems. One of them is his reform programs, which we like opening up the country and limited ways and and changing the their dependence on oil and doing all sorts of good things that reform program might die. If he were no longer the crown prince would become the crown prince, possibly someone who would bring them back to more traditional conservative ways. You know, this crown prince has taken the religious police on kind of put them in the box and said, you know, go away, don't don't continue to impose strict religious rules on the country. This crown Princess, the HAMAs them the type of Islam, the type of Sumi Islam that has been practiced in Saudi Arabia is. Wrong. It's too too strict to traditional, and he's taking the country away from a hob ISM. Well, somebody else's crown prince could walk that cat back. So. Well, a lot of people say they want this crown prince out if he were involved in this decision. I think it's very important about who would replace him in the unlikely event that happened. Let's talk about the implications here in the United States. You know, the Saudis have been famously throwing money around Washington for years for decades, including think tanks, and I'm looking at the list of contributors to the Middle East stone. We do. We received a an unrestricted donation of two million dollars two years ago from the from the Saudi embassy. And we declared that publicly, we declare every donation get publicly. We only take on restrict Dawson Saudi, Aramco, I believe is annual contributor of up to a million dollars. So I wish I wish it were. No, it does contribute to nothing. Nothing. Nothing like that. So are you going to continue to take Saudi money? Well, the moment we had the board meeting this week to the side on the board was unanimous that no, under the current circumstances, we don't think that it's appropriate for for us to take Saudi government money. We pulled out of a cultural program in New York this week that we were co-sponsoring with the Saudi embassy. You know, the only way that the. Middle East institute is willing to take funding from foreign governments is if they're unrestricted grants. And if they acknowledge our statement that our scholars have academic freedom and we never want a donor and it'd be the human individual being or government to call up and say, you know, do this or do that, and, and I don't like that tweet or I don't like that report or don't like that guy being on the panel, we've walked away before from government money. We had a basis. Do you return some of that two million dollars that you did receive a couple of years ago, we spent it. We got it two years ago. We had, you know, a program for a long time where the Turkish government funded programs on on Turkey and the US..
"saudi embassy" Discussed on Slate's Political Gabfest
"Murder of dissident journalist, Jamal kashogi by team of Saudi hit-men inside the Saudi embassy in Istanbul has turned into an international crisis information seemingly leaked by the Turkish government, which has its own reasons for doing this indicates that kashogi was murdered and dismembered when he went to the embassy to pick up some documents he needed for his wedding. Other reporting suggests the murderers. Were extremely close to crown prince Mohammad bin Salman. The crown prince is of course the increasingly autocratic ruler. He's the the ruler. In fact not name of Saudi Arabia. The young prince's quite good friends with Jared Kushner. The Trump administration which has been handed pocket with 'em Bs known has contorted itself not to blame the Saudis for anything yet. They have accepted Saudi denials, more or less at face value dispatching, Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state to Saudi Arabia and then to Turkey to weigh the evidence in at least just sort of make make face, showing of of being interested in this. And the president has indicated explicitly that he does not want to disrupt the US Saudi relationship for this. So John, in some sense, the the, the attempt to keep business as usual with the Saudis is not that surprising. We haven't disrupted business as usual in the Saudis or murdering thousands of Yemenis when they broke off, relate. With Canada over a Canadian farm minister making a mild comment about human rights when they kidnapped the Lebanese Prime Minister and so on, and so on, why is the US government and in particular, the Trump administration even more than US governments in the past. So willing and eager to work with the Saudi government and to to turn a blind eye to their repeated misbehavior. Well, there's a, there's a series of different reasons some with more proof than others, and they range everything from. Military orders, the Saudis have booked, which is different than money. They've checks they've already written, but things they've said they've wanted to buy which is where the president gets his hundred. Ten billion dollar figure experts say that the numbers closer to two twenty billion, but they are big purchaser of US arms. And and when every time you sell them a plane, you're not just selling plane. You're selling them the parts and all of that. So that's the argument the president's made, it's about jobs, but the big reason the geostrategic reason is that Saudi Arabia is helping the United States with its number one priority in the in the region, and maybe it's number one priority, but probably number two to North Korea is Iran. So Saudi Arabia is is at the center of Iran focused US mission in the Middle East. And then the other reason is that the president has bragged about having interests in Saudi Arabia in the past, and his son-in-law also has interests financial. In Saudi Arabia. And so there's a web of interconnectedness at the private level, some of which is okay cake. And so that may or may not be involved here. You could imagine it not needing to be involved because of the primacy of the Iranian focus of. And that's the focus from people like Bolton and Pompeo, which who don't have, you know, financial ties to to Saudi Arabia Emily, what do you think it is about the kashogi murder? I'm just going to call it a murder because although we don't know for certain yet there's a pew preponderance of evidence and rather than have to couch it each time. I'm just going to say, what? What is it about the kashogi murder that has an inviting international outrage that all these other incidents, including the ongoing war crimes in Yemen did not? Why is it causing people to withdraw from NBS's, huge splashy Davos in the desert conference and casting doubt on whether he can even continue to be the crown prince. If you're talking about loss of life. And you're being, you know, completely rational and counting than the atrocities in Yemen are far worse and we've ignored them, you know, at our moral parallel peril for a while now. But I think first of all, Jamal kashogi had a lot of friends in Washington. He was someone who was well liked by people in the press corps. There are a lot of people with personal connections to him who are in a position to make a fuss. And I think the other thing is just the dramatic nature of this crime..
What happened to Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Developments since disappearance
"Saudi Arabia today, and you right? The he sat down and hands and smiled and had a nice conversation with them, which I think was a little jarring to to some foreign policy observers, given what is suspected about Saudi Arabia's role generally in the crown jewel role. Specifically, I shook his disappearance. He's expected to after being in Saudi Arabia to travel to Turkey and talk to investigators their heating correspond peyot by President Trump as you said continues to sort of further the Saudi Arabian line on this. He very recently in a tweet is suggested the same thing that Saudi Arabia denies having any involvement. You know it yesterday. He said there maybe there were real killers that were involved. He's very much sort of taking a base value. What's the Saudi Arabian say happened? Something that happens with the president. When when he likes someone if they're denial is forceful. He quotes that he doesn't demand proof when he talks about getting answers in a forceful way. And sometimes there is some speculation. And you mentioned that the the road killers that looks like that what that could have been right. So yes, you're absolutely right. The President Trump when he feels politically allied with someone who's happy to take their denials valley. We did it most the most obvious payroll here is Putin's nine Russian interference in two thousand sixteen election. He did it also Alabama Senate candidate ROY Moore and the allegations that he had faced. So it's not clear at this point in time. What Saudi Arabia if anything will top to other? Are these reports that suggest that they'd meant to simply kidnap in interrogate to show you, which of course, by itself is something that is it's put mildly on toward an inborn policy, but that, you know? Someone got carried away or something along those lines. Not really sure what what they might say. But it certainly is the case that President Trump might then circle back and say, well, this is what I said rogue killers. But all of this stuff is so vague and market is points, really hard to say what what happens next. I noticed today at the publisher of your paper put out a pretty strong statement. And I'm wondering though, what the thinking is about what more can be reasonably done. It's a fair question. I mean, obviously the post has. Are our most powerful tool is is our voices institution, the the publisher and the the editorial pages have, you know? Issued a lot of statements about this. I work on the editorial side. Might place to try and demand. What Saudi Arabia do but the real pressure forces the American government, and I think by drawing attention to what has happened by drawing attention continuing to do solid reporting on what we know about what actually happened puts pressure on American led officials to try and either at the very least find out what happened potentially further try and put some pressure on the Saudi Arabian government and hold them accountable. So this was a man who wrote for for your paper, and now you're covering this. What is it like for for the team to have to cover this over the last couple of weeks? Well, I mean, I think that one of the one of the more remarkable things that I've seen from the post coverages videos released by the Turkish government purporting to show sort of a timeline what happened after Shoghi disappeared. And there's a thing in the in the video where some of the time stamps didn't match up and our reporters pointed out, you know, this is potentially video which shows who actually killed someone that was an employee of the Washington Post, but it is still journalist journalistically responsible to note. Well. Video doesn't actually necessarily. There's some questions that are raised by that. And I think that's really reflects what the Washington Post is doing here, which is the same robust thorough skeptical job that we do and reporting anything else, despite the fact that this obviously it's much closer to home. Is there any credible alternative theory out there credible of what became of Mr. kashogi? Well, I I have not seen any credible. Reporting to suggest anything happened wearing he'd lost the Saudi embassy allies, it it sort of defies credibility. Given the fact that he was going there to get documents for his his wedding
Saudi Arabia will admit to killing Khashoggi during interrogation: CNN
"CNN reports Saudi Arabia will admit that. It's responsible for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi embassy in his Tom bowl. Correspondent Clarice award is in Turkey. Bayer preparing to acknowledge that Jamal cook. She was indeed killed in the consulate in kind of botched operation an interrogation went wrong. The idea had been
"saudi embassy" Discussed on Talk 1260 KTRC
"He's outside the Saudi embassy in Istanbul where the killing occurred seems according to these sources that it was an interrogation gone wrong. Or perhaps they were intending to try to take him smuggle him out of the country earlier today. President Trump said it was possible because Shug she's murder was a result of rogue killers. The president and first lady of toured the Florida communities hardest hit by hurricane Michael to see this. Purcell is it's very tough. Total total devastation. What's ahead for Defense Secretary James Mattis? The president says he may be on the way out correspondent, Barbara Starr is at the Pentagon and reports it may be hard to criticize Matt maybe a very tough point for Mr. Trump to undertake because after two years of saying that matters is the best. How do you suddenly turn around and fire? The Defense Secretary that you claim has been the best one ever with midterm elections. Three weeks away. House speaker Paul Ryan is hitting the campaign trail correspondent Linda Kenyon has more in the final weeks before the midterm elections speaker Ryan who is not running for reelection campaign on behalf of more than two dozen Republicans who are among them are some of the most vulnerable GOP members like Representative Kevin Yoder, Kansas and Erik Paulsen. And Jason Lewis of Minnesota all three are members of the conservative house freedom caucus, the GOP is fighting to hang onto dozens of seats while Democrats need to flip at least twenty three seats to win back. The house wild swings on Wall Street again today, the Dow finishing down eighty nine points s and p down sixteen NASDAQ down sixty six I'm Mike moss. What does building a better Bank? Look like, it starts with building Capital, One cafes warm inviting.
Saudi Arabia, Saudi Government and Saudi Embassy discussed on Sponsored Programming
"Trump says we would be punishing ourselves by cancelling weapons sales to Saudi Arabia following Turkish reports that Jamal was killed inside the Saudi embassy in Histon Bill, but a growing number of global businesses have withdrawn from an upcoming summit in Saudi Arabia amid concerns over co Shukshis vanishing the Saudi government continues to deny any involvement in the Washington Post journalist disappearance its regional allies are stepping up their support the United Arab Emirates minister for foreign affairs. And we'll go gosh tweeting the repercussions of political targeting of Saudi Arabia will be dire on those who inflame it Bahrain's. Foreign minister highly been acknowledge complaining. Saudi Arabia is the target not the
"saudi embassy" Discussed on The News & Why It Matters
"I take. I have to sure you got a suitcase, Honey, get suitcase, and the bone saw. So many times. Have the video of them getting out going into the embassy with the luggage, and the bone saw, and they go in there in there for about an hour. You know, just chatting it up packing luggage. Packing, I don't. I don't know, meet, maybe maybe meat of some sort. So they leave now with really heavy luggage, and they go right back to the airport, but the heavy luggage onto the airplane and fly away. Now at the same time that this is released and we have the footage of them doing this at the same time, the United States of America comes out and says, oh, by the way, we have a coded intercept that we got with the prince and the ambassador trying to lure him into the embassy. So the first thing that we know is our CIA or or somebody is releasing that, oh yeah, they were after him. That's not a good sign. Then today, Turkey comes out and I don't know if I believe this because Turkey is a bad player, but Turkey comes out and says, we have equipment in the Saudi embassy and we have on tape, apparently video and audio of him being questioned then tortured than horribly killed. Saudi, say, this is nuts. We're, we're out on every golf course with o. j. Simpson looking for this poor man, we don't know where he is. This is really important for several reasons. Saudi Arabia, supposedly an ally of ours. We are selling a Massimo of mass amount of arms about to be sold from us to Saudi Arabia should not go. And we are coming out kind of on the side of what appears to me, at least to be at this point the truth of, hey, this is the stuff we have. We're not taking a stand one way or another, but it does seem that we are willing to say, yes, yes, something weird going on. Now you tell the rest of the story, Jason, so wow, so much on Packer for one, but I'm bummed. I think that. I think it's very crazy, not crazy, but it's interesting. I mean, Trump was just in the Middle East and the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, not so long ago and supposedly asking them for a lot. And that's when he secured that. You know, over one hundred billion dollar deal that apparently, I think Jared Kushner helped like seal that deal. But that was when I don't want to call it reproach. But that's when right when before we started, we got rid of the Iran nuclear deal that was kind of are getting a little bit closer to them saying, sorry about the last eight years. We do care about you guys and we don't care about Iran. So that deal is still kind of like stuck out there. But it's really interesting that as we're trying to get close to them that our intelligence agencies are saying, yes, we're basically helping the Turkish narrative on this just very confusing. We're helping in a proxy war in Yemen was Saudi Arabia there? Yeah, and the rest of the of the, but by the way, the rest of the Gulf nations have backed Saudi Arabia, of course right now, but the rest of the Gulf nations are bitterly opposed to the Muslim Brotherhood bitterly, bitterly opposed. So the Muslim Brotherhood, they're all about political Islam, so they want to use them. They don't care..
"saudi embassy" Discussed on KQED Radio
"And even included male comedians spoofing bob marley on women leading drivers use this did in the backseat pulled back seat no longer this month saudi women learned the rules of the road from a former race car driver in a small number of women have already received driver's licenses as seen in this government for his video female drivers means more female workers saudi embassy spokesperson for team abortion driving was a very tangible barrier for women entering the workforce and to allowing women to drive is really a green light pun intended for women to kind of come into the workforce and commercially and economically contribute the effort spearheaded by thirty two year old crown prince mohammad bin salman in the last few years women have earned the right to vote and run for office in local elections and a ten movies and sports games part of a larger decision twenty thirty plan when we talk about vision twenty thirty and transforming the economy and and developing the society in a way that really pivots the country's trajectory it allows kind of normalizing women enter entering into the public space but critics say this seemingly modern us ally is stuck in the past and using women drivers as mohammed bin salman pr stopped to get western attention and investment says london school of economics professor madawi alrasheed he needs western capital and western expertise and therefore putting a soft beautiful face behind the wheel may just do it for him last month many of the very women whose activism made the change possible were arrested and accused of undermining saudi security part of a larger crackdown on muhammed someone's critics poets journalists intellectuals lawyers professionals almost an even his own cousins and and his own relatives and they had a taste of his repression and what's not changing this weekend saudi women still need a male guardian's permission to travel get married even open a bank account the society is still restrictive and still has no representative government to think that saudi arabia is going to be reform without political change is actually a myth it's not gonna happen women's rights are part of abundance off rights and these rights are political rights in response to her activism manal al sharif was jailed and labeled a prostitute but she's still working to change saudi society speaking up i've that because if i didn't speak up i would lose myself lifting the driving ban will provide saudi women unprecedented autonomy but activists say the road to freedom is still blocked for the pbs newshour i'm mixture from.
Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving
"She was picked up by saudi authorities earlier this week along with several other activists including a wellknown blogger so far no reason has been given the saudi embassy in washington didn't immediately respond to a request for comment this latest round of arrests comes just weeks before the decades old ban on women driving in saudi arabia is due to be lifted in september dozens of clerics seen as politically active were also rounded up and in november more than two hundred of saudi arabia's wealthiest people were detained at the ritz hotel for three months jackie northam npr news washington i'm shay stevens this is npr news support.