Displaying items by tag: assassinations by the state

One of the suspected killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested at Roissy airport near Paris on Tuesday as he was about to board a flight to Riyadh, a police source and a judicial source said.

Published in Saudi Arabia
Saturday, 06 November 2021 22:42

Moroccan king ignores Algeria accusation in speech

Morocco's King Mohammed gave a speech about Western Sahara on Saturday but made no mention of an Algerian accusation that Morocco targeted Algerian civilians in an incident last week that the United Nations said took place in the disputed territory.

Published in Western Sahara

No immediate comment from Morocco after Algerian presidency says ‘cowardly assassination’ of three nationals ‘will not go unpunished’.

Published in Western Sahara
  • European court says Lugovoy and Kovtun carried out 2006 killing
  • Court endorses British inquiry findings
  • "No serious attempt" by Moscow to refute British findings
  • Both men, and Russia, have always denied any involvement
  • Court awards Litvinenko's widow 100,000 euros in damages
Published in Russia

Russia accused Britain on Tuesday of using the poisoning case of former double agent Sergei Skripal as a tool to deliberately sabotage UK-Russia ties and stoke anti-Russian sentiment in the media and among the British public.

Published in Russia

British police said on Tuesday a third Russian had been charged in absentia with the 2018 Novichok murder attempt on former double agent Sergei Skripal, saying they could also now confirm the three suspects were military intelligence operatives.

Published in Russia

The United States has sanctioned four Iranian intelligence operatives behind a failed plot to kidnap a U.S. journalist and human rights activist, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Friday.

Published in Iran

Two Myanmar citizens were arrested on charges alleging that they conspired to oust Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Nations, who opposes the military junta that seized power earlier this year, by injuring — or even killing — him.

Published in Myanmar

Iran rejected as "ridiculous and baseless" the United States' claim of Tehran's involvement in plotting to kidnap a New York journalist and human rights activist who was critical of the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday.

Published in Iran
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