The two — she 36, he 59 — developed a deep emotional relationship, with a shared passion for politics, international affairs and justice for the Arab world. A week later, he asked her to marry him, and she accepted.
The arrests were made in Istanbul on Monday as part of a counter-intelligence investigation. Turkish officials seized an encrypted computer located in a hidden compartment at what the official stated was the spy ring's base.
The groups said in letters to foreign ministers of the three countries obtained Friday that providing information and much-needed transparency "would enable some scrutiny of the fairness of the trial."
The payments appear to be part of an attempt to deter the Khashoggi children from speaking out against the kingdom’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, whom US and other Western intelligence agencies have concluded ordered the killing.
Jeff Bezos’s security chief, alleged the Saudis wanted to hurt Bezos because he owns The Washington Post. The Post has aggressively reported on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, one of its columnists, who was killed in October in Turkey.
Saud al-Qahtani, a top aide to Prince Mohammed fired over the killing, is not among the 11 suspects on trial at secretive hearings in Riyadh despite Saudi pledges to bring those responsible to justice, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday.
The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and Saudi dissident, made international headlines. From jet conspiracies to blaming Qatar, here’s how Saudi Arabia’s news media is portraying the story.