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How Israel Covers Up Corruption by its Spies, Soldiers and Arms Dealers

From the well-informed, politically independent Israeli journalist Yossi Mellman Israel’s law enforcement authorities have proven time and time again that despite political and other pressures, they are determined to respect the rule of law. The indictment against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, court sentences – which sent former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, President Moshe Katsav, Finance...

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Twitter’s Saudi Spy Network Leaves Activists Living in Fear

Twitter’s Saudi Spy Network Leaves Activists Living in Fear

From the reliably interesting Middle East Eye, a story of social media espionage. Earlier this month, a complaint filed by the US government in a California federal court accused two Twitter employees of accessing and giving the details of more than 6,000 users to a Saudi official with close ties to the royal family, between...

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Saudi Intelligence Officers Implicated in Khashoggi Killing Have Yet to Face Justice

Saudi Intelligence Officers Implicated in Khashoggi Killing Have Yet to Face Justice

As the first anniversary of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi approaches, the Saudi intelligence officers implicated in his violent death have yet to come trial. Saudi crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) told CBS’s “60 Minutes” he “takes responsibility” for Khashoggi’s murder but denies authorizing it. There is no dispute that officers of Saudi’s...

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Turkish Paper Publishes Saudi Hit Squad’s Gruesome Conversations During Khashoggi’s Murder 

Turkish Paper Publishes Saudi Hit Squad’s Gruesome Conversations During Khashoggi’s Murder 

The conversations recorded prior to and during the Oct. 2, 2018 murder of the dissident journalist at the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate were obtained by Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) right after the gruesome incident, and were shared with related Turkish authorities carrying out an investigation into the incident, as well as with international officials and...

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How the U.S. Justice Department Could Prosecute Khashoggi’s Killers

How the U.S. Justice Department Could Prosecute Khashoggi’s Killers

The evidence against the perpetrators of Jamal Khashoggi’s killers is strong and getting stronger. “If the crown prince went in front of a jury he would be convicted in 30 minutes,” Sen. Bob Corker, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters after hearing CIA director Gina Haspel briefed a group of senators Tuesday...

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