Saudi public prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi murder case

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said on Thursday he was seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi policy, was killed in the country's Istanbul consulate on October 2 after a struggle by

Saudi fund PIF purchases $578.6 million land plot in northern Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has purchased a huge plot of land in northern Riyadh for 2.17 billion riyals ($578.64 million) in what the auction operator and Saudi media described as the largest real estate transaction in the kingdom. The Public Investment Fund (PIF) purchased the Al Ghadir plot at an

Oil prices continue to support Saudi, most of Gulf inches up

Most Gulf markets rose slightly in quiet morning trade on Monday with oil prices hovering near their highest levels in nearly four years ahead of U.S. sanctions against Iran that will go into effect next month. The Saudi Arabian index <.TASI> was up 0.2 percent after an hour of trade, boosted

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