Khashoggi as correspondent had travelled to hot spots

Khashoggi as correspondent had travelled to hot spots

Manama: Jamal Khashoggi, on October 2 in Istanbul the Saudi journalist who was simply killed, was created in Madinah in western Saudi Arabia in 1958.

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According to his biography, his father Mohammad Khashoggi was of Turkish origin and married a Saudi woman.

His elementary and senior high school education was in Saudi Arabia, but his university studies were at Indiana State University, US, that he graduated in 1982 with a qualification running a business administration.

He worked initially because the regional manager of Tihama Bookstores before he began reporting for Saudi media, including Saudi Gazette, Al Sharq Al Awsat, Al Majallah and Al Muslimoon.

From 1991 to 1999, he was a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan, and in the centre East. There have been reports he had links with intelligence agencies during this time period.

Khashoggi was appointed a deputy editor-in-chief of Arab News and served in the post from 1999 to 2003.

He later was appointed editor-in-chief of Al Watan, but was sacked following a short time.

He then visited London and afterwards to the united states where he worked as a media assistant to the Saudi ambassador.

In 2007, he returned to Al Watan as its editor-in-chief, but resigned this year 2010. In 2015, he was appointed because the relative head of the yet-to-be launched pan-Arab television station Al Arab, backed by Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal and partnered around financial news channel Bloomberg Television.

However ends,} the station was removed the new air within hours of its first broadcast after it waded into controversy.

Khashoggi was banned from writing in Saudi Arabia in 2006 after he criticised incoming US President Donald Trump and described his stance on the center East as “contradictory”.

Khashoggi relocated to the united states in June 2017 and began writing for The Washington Post in September 2017.

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