Saudis now use Twitter trolls/bots for image shaping while Twitter suspends some Saudi bots…

Saudi administration used an “army of Twitter trolls” to silence critics and slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was one of the targets, the New York Times has said in a report.
The New York Times – Katie Benner – Oct 20, 8:56 AM

Each morning, Jamal Khashoggi would check his phone to discover what fresh hell had been unleashed while he was sleeping. He would see the work of an army of Twitter trolls, ordered to attack him and other influential Saudis who had criticized the

Funny as if Sabah journalists can publish anything without Turkish information feeding them.

Twitter has suspended hundreds of accounts suspected to be bots, which had been tweeting pro-Saudi sentiments regarding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to NBC News, it presented the company with a spreadsheet of hundreds of…

Twitter today pulled down a disinfo bot network that was amplifying pro-Saudi talking points about disappeared journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who is presumed to have been tortured and killed on orders of the government of Saudi Arabia.

The Economist – Oct 19, 5:00 PM

SAUDI ARABIA has finally admitted what much of the world has known for weeks: Jamal Khashoggi is dead. A critical journalist in self-imposed exile, Mr Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month and was not seen again

Follow all the worldwide reaction after the authorities announce in late-night TV broadcast, security chief is sacked and 18 Saudi nationals are under arrest

Saudi Explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing Fails to Squelch Skepticism

As doubts swirled about the Saudi account that the dissident journalist was strangled during a fight, an explanation emerged about the presence of a doctor of forensic medicine at the killing.
Jamal Khashoggi obituary

Saudi Arabian journalist who fell foul of his country’s ruling dynasty after moving abroad so he could criticise it more freely

The Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi was well known for much of his adult life – certainly to anyone following the notoriously opaque politics of his native country. But the terrible circumstances of his death brought him instant fame that focused global attention on the conservative kingdom.

After denying they knew anything about the fate of Mr. Khashoggi, Saudi officials have finally tried to explain what happened. Does their story add up?
Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead, Saudi Arabia Says

The kingdom’s public prosecutor said Mr. Khashoggi died after an argument and fistfight inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
Uproar Over Dissident Rattles Saudi Royal Family

Members of the House of Saud are increasingly alarmed by the kingdom’s crown prince but can do little about it.
More Insulting Lies From Saudi Arabia

What we face now is a test for President Trump and America itself.

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