Riyadh and Moscow, pillars of the OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries, announced on Sunday the extension of their voluntary production cuts until mid-2024.
The Committee to Protect Journalists and other press freedom activists hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Saudi Embassy to mark the anniversary of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Wednesday evening in Washington, U.S., October 2, 2019. Reuters/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo
The widow of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been granted political asylum in the U.S., the Washington Post newspaper reported on Thursday.
It cited Hanan Elatr as saying "I couldn't really believe it" after she read the letter informing her of the decision. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, was murdered on the grounds of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul in 2018.
Reporting by David Ljunggren
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