• New York Times Cancels Hosted Saudi Arabia Trips After Khashoggi Disappearance

    3 days ago - By The Wrap

    The New York Times has officially canceled a pair of pricey trips to Saudi Arabia next month offered to the public as part of the paper's “journeys” program. In a statement, the Times said the decision was a direct result of ongoing uncertainty surrounding the whereabouts of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
    “In light of the uncertainty surrounding the disappearance of the Washington Post's Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey, The New York Times has decided to cancel all upcoming Times Journeys departures to Saudi Arabia,” a spokesperson told TheWrap Friday...
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  • CNN Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Conference Amid Khashoggi Disappearance

    3 days ago - By The Wrap

    CNN became the latest big league sponsor to pull out of the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Saudi Arabia later this month amid growing concerns about the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi last week.
    “CNN has withdrawn its participation in the Saudi Future Investment Initiative Conference,” the network said in a terse statement on Twitter, which declined to get into specifics.
    CNN has withdrawn its participation in the Saudi Future Investment Initiative Conference.
    - CNN Communications October 12, 2018
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