Skip to content
Jamal Khashoggi murder trial halted in Turkey

ISTANBUL — An Istanbul court on Thursday suspended the murder trial in Turkey of Saudi security officials accused of killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Ankara moved to improve relations with the kingdom.

The court granted a request by prosecutors to refer the case to Saudi authorities, where a separate trial sentenced eight lower-level officials to prison for the murder but spared senior leaders from accountability.


Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.