Vince McMahon Dodges Saudi Arabia Discussion During Earnings Call (AUDIO)



The Tadawul All-Shares Index (TASI) rose 4.3 percent to close trading on the last day of the week on 7,835.54 points.

Supporters, friends and relatives of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Thursday held a candlelight vigil outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to demand justice for his "barbaric" murder.

TASI, the largest Arab bourse, is 8.4 percent higher on the year.

In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman addresses the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 24, 2018. He has also refrained from naming the crown prince directly, although he referred to King Salman's "sincerity".

Meanwhile, two sources told Reuters that Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel heard an audio recording of Khashoggi's killing during her visit to Turkey this week.

"Discussions that took place between him and the persons who met him. led to a brawl and a fistfight with the citizen, Jamal Khashoggi, which led to his death", Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb says in a statement.

Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview this week that he didn't think Saudi King Salman knew about the killing in advance.

Despite the outcry of critics, including fans and select government officials, that it should pull out of Saudi Arabia for next week's Crown Jewel event amid heightening tension between the nation and the United States, WWE announced Thursday morning the event will go on as scheduled.

Amritsar train accident: Witnesses claim that the train driver lied, protests erupt
The train driver has been detained at the Ludhiana railway station and questioned by the Punjab and Railway Police Saturday. According to media reports the organisers, members of the ruling Congress party, had gone into hiding.

Saudi Arabia initially maintained that Khashoggi, who had been writing critical columns in The Washington Post, had left the consulate alive on October 2.

Thursday 25thOctober, 2018 [which was overshadowed by Jamal Khashoggi's murder and western business moguls and media giants boycott] was equally attended by Lebanese Prime Minister, Hafiz Ariri who was once kidnapped by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman [MbS], was seen conspicuously alongside the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman [MbS].

This image taken on October 23, 2018 shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shaking hands with Jamal Khashoggi's son in Riyadh on October 23, 2018.

Turkey did not have "any desire" to take the case to an worldwide court, he added, but would be willing to share information and the outcomes of its investigation.

Through a steady stream of leaks to Turkish and foreign media, Turkish officials have mounted a compelling case that the Saudi agents planned to kill Khashoggi, dismember him and dispose of his remains.

The CIA's Haspel heard an audio recording of Khashoggi's death during a trip to Turkey this week, sources told Reuters.

Trump described the plan to kill Khashoggi in the Saudi diplomatic mission in Istanbul, as well as the contrasting cover-up stories after it, as a "bad deal" and "the worst cover-up ever".

According to Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih "There were more than 25 deals signed worth $56 billion", adding that US companies accounted for most of those contracts.

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