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President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017.

Trump has ’emboldened’ and ‘enabled’ authoritarians like Putin as they seek to become presidents for life

"Asked to grade Trump on his support for democracy at home and around the world, I'd give him an F," one expert on authoritarianism told Insider.

‘We are no longer safe now’: Mahathir warns terrorism could escalate after ‘immoral’ Soleimani killing

"If anybody insults or says something that somebody doesn't like, it is alright for that person from another country to send a drone and perhaps have a shot at me," the PM said.
Jamal Khashoggi with a cat.

Saudi Arabia sentenced 5 people to death and 3 more to jail over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

The journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018, though the Kingdom claims its leaders were not involved.

PM Mahathir denies talk of new Islamic bloc at Malaysian summit, which Saudi Arabia did not attend

"We are not discriminating or isolating anyone," Mahathir said.

Many big fund managers are shunning Aramco’s $1.7 trillion IPO, citing political turmoil and environmental worries

Reuters surveyed funds with a collective $7 trillion under management, finding many want to stay away from the world's most profitable company.
A still from a talk show called "Say It And Walk Away" hosted by Omar Abdulaziz.

One of Jamal Khashoggi’s close friends said Twitter is the ‘only free platform’ for many Saudis, but it also may have led to Khashog...

Omar Abdulaziz, a Saudi activist and close friend of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, wrote in an op-ed that Twitter is "crucial" for Saudi freedom.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an interview with "Axios on HBO" that the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "a mistake."

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Jamal Khashoggi’s murder was ‘a mistake’ by the Saudi government

The Uber executive made the comments during an interview with "Axios on HBO" but later clarified that Khashoggi's murder "should not be forgotten or excused."

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has reportedly raised $400 million for his next act from Saudi Arabia. He’ll be competing directly with his old com...

The ousted executive plans to ride the wave of "virtual restaurants," which are set up for delivery only. He's not alone in that venture.
Delegates wait in line ahead of a session during the Future Investment Initiative (FII) forum at the King Abdulaziz Conference Centre in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, on October 29, 2019.

Trump officials and business leaders skipped Saudi Arabia’s investment conference last year after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. This year, the...

Last year, dozens of businesses and executives shunned Saudi Arabia's annual investment conference. This year, political apprehension was cast aside.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C) looks on next to Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (R) during the Future Investment Initiative FII conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 24, 2018.

A year after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia, the US seems to be returning to business as usual there

The world's business elite are expected to attend Saudi Arabia's annual investment conference, "Davos in the Desert," a year after the brutal killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.