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Sixth Saudi Open golf championship gets underway

Arab News 09 Dec 2021
The sixth Saudi Open golf tournament tees off today at Riyadh Golf Club ... “We are proud to announce the launch of the sixth Saudi Open, which will give Saudi and Arab golf players the opportunity to participate in sports competitions of this kind ... In a reply to Arab News, Ed Edwards, Chief Operating Officer of Golf Saudi, said.
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Saudi Arabia forms new working group within UN tourism body

Arab News 09 Dec 2021
Saudi Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb, who headed the Kingdom’s delegation, said ... Among Saudi Arabia’s recent achievements in the tourism sector was the opening of a UNWTO regional office in Riyadh, which will serve as a hub for the agency to coordinate policy and initiatives across its 13 member states in the region.
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Arrested man is freed, not a suspect in Khashoggi’s murder

Federal News Radio 09 Dec 2021
PARIS (AP) — French authorities announced Wednesday that a man arrested at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport for allegedly being linked to the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was misidentified. Saudi officials later said he was freed ... A person named Khalid Aedh Al-Otaibi was one of over a dozen Saudi officials sanctioned by the U.S.
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France releases Saudi man mistakenly held over Khashoggi killing

The Wire 09 Dec 2021
France released on Wednesday the Saudi national arrested at a Paris airport over suspected links to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after officials concluded it was a case of mistaken identity ... The Saudi Embassy in Paris had said late on Tuesday the arrested person “has nothing to do with the case in question.”.
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Arrested man is freed, not a suspect in Khashoggi's murder

Fremont Tribune 08 Dec 2021
PARIS (AP) — French authorities announced Wednesday that a man arrested at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport for allegedly being linked to the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was misidentified. Saudi officials later said he was freed ... A person named Khalid Aedh Al-Otaibi was one of over a dozen Saudi officials sanctioned by the U.S.
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Saudi Arabia say French police have arrested the WRONG MAN over Jamal Khashoggi's murder and ...

The Daily Mail 08 Dec 2021
But the Saudi embassy in France has since released a statement claiming that officers have arrested the wrong man in a case of mistaken identity, and have demanded his immediate release ... A Saudi passport (pictured) held by a man with the same name was allegedly used to enter the US on three occasions on trips coinciding with Saudi royals.
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US Congress allows Saudi Arabia weapons sale to proceed

Al Jazeera 08 Dec 2021
It is the first major arms deal between the US and Saudi Arabia since Biden took office in January this year ... Passage “would undermine the president’s commitment to aid in our partner’s defenses at a time of increased missile and drone attacks against civilians in Saudi Arabia”, the White House Office of Management and Budget said in a statement.
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France races to identify suspect in Saudi journalist's death

Fremont Tribune 08 Dec 2021
PARIS (AP) — French authorities raced Wednesday to verify the identity of a suspect in the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was arrested at an airport near Paris ... Al-Otaibi was one of over a dozen Saudi officials sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury in 2018 over Khashoggi’s slaying and dismemberment at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
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French authorities release man accused of killing Khashoggi, blame mistaken identity

The Hill 08 Dec 2021
The Paris prosecutor’s office said the man believed to be Saudi citizen Khaled Aedh Al-Otaibi, 33, one of the 26 Saudi nationals wanted in connection to the killing of Khashoggi, had been released from detention following “thorough checks,” according to The Washington Post ... 2, 2018, at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, according to the Post.
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France releases man held as possible suspect in Khashoggi murder

Sandhills Express 08 Dec 2021
Intelligence report concludes Saudi Prince approved Khashoggi murder ... The Paris prosecutor’s office confirmed to CBS News on Wednesday that the man detained the previous day was not, in fact, 33-year-old Khalid Alotaibi, who is wanted by Turkey to face justice over the killing that took place at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul.
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France Frees Man Held Over Suspected Khashoggi Link

Hamodia 08 Dec 2021
The Saudi man arrested on Tuesday at a Paris airport over suspected links to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was released on Wednesday after officials concluded it was a case of mistaken identity, Paris prosecutors said ... member of the Saudi Royal Guard listed in U.S.
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France Says It Arrested the Wrong Guy Over the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Vice 08 Dec 2021
A Saudi man arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been released after prosecutors said he was a victim of mistaken identity.  ...Extensive checks on the identity of this person showed that the warrant did not apply to him,” France’s general prosecutor’s office said.
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US Senate rejects attempt to block Biden's $650mn Saudi arms sale

Press TV 08 Dec 2021
White House 'strongly opposes' Senate resolution to stop Saudi arms sale ... Passage "would undermine the president's commitment to aid in our partner's defenses at a time of increased missile and drone attacks against civilians in Saudi Arabia," the White House Office of Management of Budget claimed in a statement.
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From cinema ban to film festival: Saudi Arabia rolls out red carpet

The Wire Network 08 Dec 2021
Less than four years after lifting a ban on cinemas, Saudi Arabia rolled out the red carpet Monday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah for celebrities descending on the kingdom’s first major film festival ... Saudi Arabia’s annual box office could reach $950 million by 2030, according to a report by multinational accountancy firm PwC.
photo: AP / Lefteris Pitarakis
A Turkish police officer walks past a picture of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi prior to a ceremony, near the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, marking the one-year anniversary of his death, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
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France frees man who was held over suspected Khashoggi link

Canoe 08 Dec 2021
PARIS — The Saudi man arrested on Tuesday at a Paris airport over suspected links to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was released on Wednesday after officials concluded it was a case of mistaken identity, Paris prosecutors said ... of the Saudi Royal Guard listed in U.S.
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