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OffbeatThe Latest: Senate OKs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince

22:55  13 december  2018
22:55  13 december  2018 Source:   msn.com

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The Latest: Senate OKs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince© FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images A picture taken on October 22, 2018 shows a portrait of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in the capital Riyadh one day ahead of the Future Investment Initiative FII conference that will take place in Riyadh from 23-25 October. - Saudi Arabia will host a key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw.

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3:35 p.m.

Senate resolution says Saudi crown prince 'complicit' in Khashoggi murder

Senate resolution says Saudi crown prince 'complicit' in Khashoggi murder A bipartisan group of six senators introduced a non-binding resolution Wednesday stating that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was "complicit" in the October killing of activist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday in a direct rebuke to the crown prince .

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday in a direct rebuke to the crown prince . It calls for the Saudi Arabian government to "ensure

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday in a direct rebuke to the crown prince. It calls for the Saudi Arabian government to "ensure appropriate accountability."

It's unclear whether the House will consider the measure. Senators voted on it after President Donald Trump equivocated on who is to blame for Khashoggi's death and praised the kingdom. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that bin Salman must have at least known of the plot.

Passage of the resolution came after senators passed a separate measure calling for the end of U.S. aid to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

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(13 Dec 2018) The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday in a direct rebuke to the crown prince .

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3:30 p.m.

Senators have voted to recommend that the U.S. stop supporting the Saudi-led war in Yemen, directly challenging both Saudi Arabia and President Donald Trump in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's slaying.

The bipartisan vote Thursday comes two months after the Saudi journalist's killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and after Trump has equivocated over who is to blame. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must have at least known of the plot, but Trump has repeatedly praised the kingdom.

Frustration with the crown prince and the White House prompted several Republicans to support the Yemen resolution, a rebuke to the longtime ally. Others already had concerns about the brutality of the Yemen war.

It's unlikely the House will consider the resolution.

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2:20 p.m.

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have introduced a resolution rebuking Saudi Arabia for the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL' khahr-SHOHK'-jee).

Senators wrestle with rebuke of Saudis for Khashoggi killing

Senators wrestle with rebuke of Saudis for Khashoggi killing Senators are considering multiple pieces of legislation to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with momentum building for a resolution to call Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman complicit in the killing.Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said Thursday that senators are looking at moving three measures — a resolution to condemn the crown prince for Khashoggi's murder, a bill to suspend arms sales to the kingdom and a resolution to call on President Donald Trump's administration to pull back U.S. help for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators unanimously passed a resolution Thursday in a direct rebuke to the crown prince . It calls for the Saudi Arabian government to “ensure

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The Senate could vote on the resolution as soon as Thursday, after considering a separate resolution that would recommend pulling U.S. aid from a Saudi-led war in Yemen.

The resolution states that the Senate "believes Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi" and calls for the Saudi Arabian government to "ensure appropriate accountability" for those responsible.

The resolution also calls the war in Yemen a "humanitarian crisis" and demands that all parties seek an immediate cease-fire.

It is unclear whether the House would vote on the resolution if it passes the Senate.

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12:45 a.m.

Senators are expected to vote on a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that would rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL' khahr-SHOHK'-jee).

The Senate may also consider a separate resolution condemning the journalist's killing as senators have wrestled with how to respond to the Saudi journalist's murder. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must have at least known of the plot, but President Donald Trump has been reluctant to pin the blame.

The Latest: Senate debating measure to rebuke Saudi Arabia

The Latest: Senate debating measure to rebuke Saudi Arabia The Senate has started debate on a resolution calling on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen. It's a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators have been enraged over Khashoggi's killing in October and over President Donald Trump's equivocating on who is to blame. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman must have at least known of the plot to kill Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey. ___ 12:35 p.m.

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It is unclear if the House will take up the resolution . Senators voted on it after President Donald Trump equivocated on who is to blame for

Frustration with the crown prince and the White House prompted several Republicans to support the Yemen resolution . The resolution condemning Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi’s slaying was from Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Senators voted 60-39 on Wednesday to open debate on the Yemen resolution, signaling there's enough support to win the 50 votes needed. But it's unclear how amendments could affect a final vote expected to come Thursday.

Saudi Arabia condemns Senate resolution that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in Jamal Khashoggi's death.
Saudi Arabia denounced the Senate’s resolution to hold Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing Americans of interfering in “internal affairs.” 

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