Woman who dated Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi lifts lid on romance

Roxy clothing founder Jill Dodd reveals Saudi billionaire Adnan Khashoggi wooed her at 20 by writing ‘I love you’ in his BLOOD on her arm – but she fled five-star life because she couldn’t bear being one of his 12 ‘pleasure wives’ New VICE podcast sees model-turned-clothing entrepreneur Jill Dodd lifting the lid on her […]

Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for crimes committed by minors

Saudi Arabia ends death penalty for crimes committed by minors after ‘effectively’ abolishing flogging Death penalty eliminated for those convicted of crimes while they were minors Saudi Arabia executed at least 187 people in 2019, according to official data Two were teenagers Abdulkareem al-Hawaj and Mujtaba al-Sweikat  Reform comes just days after the kingdom effectively […]

Saudi activist warned to expect 'same fate as Jamal Khashoggi'

Saudi activist in London was warned to expect ‘the same fate as Jamal Khashoggi’ after alerting the world to tribe’s eviction from land earmarked for Crown Prince’s new megacity Alya Abutayah Alhwaiti says she received death threats from Prince’s supporters It came after she raised international awareness about Neom – a new megacity Its construction […]

Newcastle’s Saudi Arabian takeover must be BLOCKED by Premier League, says widow of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi – The Sun

THE fiancee of murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi has urged Premier League chiefs to block the Newcastle takeover. A £300million Saudi-backed buyout from Mike Ashley is nearly done, with the league conducting their owners and directors’ test. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden – who also confirmed the Premier League could be shown on free-to-view TV […]

Saudi Cup prize money withheld after trainer Jason Servis charged

Organisers of the world’s richest horse race, the $20m (£15.5m) Saudi Cup, are to hold back from awarding the prize money after the winning trainer was charged in a criminal inquiry. Jason Servis, trainer of Saudi Cup victor Maximum Security, was one of 27 people charged in the United States in March over alleged doping […]

Up to 150 members of Saudi royal family 'infected with coronavirus'

Up to 150 members of the Saudi royal family ‘are infected with coronavirus’: King Salman and Mohammed bin Salman ‘have both gone into isolation to avoid the outbreak’ Doctors at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh are preparing 500 beds Staff were told that ‘directives are to be ready for VIPs from around the […]

Saudi intercepts Huthi missiles over Riyadh during lockdown

Saudi military chiefs display ballistic missiles intercepted over Riyadh after Yemen’s Huthi group launched the weapons at the locked down capital Two civilians in Saudi Arabia were wounded by the ballistic missile attack Yesterday Colonel Turki al-Malki displayed the debris Saudi Arabia recovered Attack came despite widespread support for ceasefire amid Covid-19 crisis  Saudi military […]