Newcastle fans to raise Saudi issues

Newcastle United fans say they will raise issues about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record even if they support the prospective takeover of the club. The country’s Public Investment Fund is expected to finance 80% of the £300m takeover, which is understood to be close to completion. But in an online forum, which involved over 2,000 […]

Saudis sentence five to death for Khashoggi murder

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced five people to death and jailed three others over the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year. Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Saudi government, was killed inside the kingdom’s consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul by a team of Saudi agents. The Saudi authorities said […]