Saudi Crown Prince Approved Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing

US intelligence has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation in Turkey to “capture or kill” veteran journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but the Biden administration stopped short of sanctioning the Gulf kingdom’s heir. The four-page report declassified by the White House and released on Friday said the assessment was based on factors […]

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US launches air strike against Iranian-backed groups in Syria

US President Joe Biden on Thursday directed US military airstrikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia, in a calibrated response to rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq. The strikes, which were first reported by Reuters, appeared to be limited in scope, potentially lowering the risk of escalation.Biden’s decision […]

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