A petition to change the street name where the Saudi Embassy in Washington is located to ‘Jamal Khashoggi Way’ already has a heap of signatures

Reuters A petition to rename the street in front of the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, to “Jamal Khashoggi Way” is quickly drawing support. Jamal Khashoggi is the Saudi columnist who was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, October 2. The authors of the petition say they want to send a message that […]

Saudi envoy leaves US, Washington expects ‘report’ on Khashoggi on his return

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US has unexpectedly left for Riyadh, with the State Department saying they did not request it but “expect” the envoy to return with information about the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “That was not our direction,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters on Thursday, adding, “we expect some information when […]

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]

Washington hails productive Kim-Pompeo talks, mulls new Trump-Kim summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has held “productive discussions” with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, the State Department said in a statement following the two-hour meeting. The sides particularly “discussed the upcoming second summit between President [Donald] Trump and Chairman Kim [Jong-un] and refined options for the location and date of that next […]

Obstruction of justice? 300 anti-Kavanaugh protesters arrested in Washington (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Hundreds of protesters, including prominent #MeToo celebrity figures Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski, have been arrested in Washington DC during another protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. READ MORE: Grassroots outrage? Soros-funded activists behind anti-Kavanaugh campaign Thousands of women took to the streets of the US capital in a last-ditch effort […]

The FBI Plot to Bring Down the Gay Man Behind the March on Washington

Welcome to The Thread, OZY’s hit weekly podcast. In Season 3, The Thread charts how a revolutionary idea — nonviolent resistance — changed the course of history. Subscribe now to follow The Thread on Apple or on OZY.com. Martin Luther King Jr. may have supplied the spirit of the March on Washington for Jobs and […]

Activists projected the phrase, ‘Kavanaugh is a sexual predator’ onto a courthouse building in Washington

Alex Brandon/AP The message, “Kavanaugh is a sexual predator,” was projected onto a US Court of Appeals building in Washington. The women’s rights group reportedly responsible for the message on Tuesday night is called UltraViolet. It previously projected the message, “Roe V Wade is more popular than Brett Kavanaugh” onto the front of the Supreme […]

Manafort is pleading guilty to two criminal counts in Washington federal court – reports

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two criminal charges, as part of a plea deal between Manafort and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to US media reports, Manafort pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort had been facing […]