Amid the conflict in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, CPJ publishes safety advice in English and العربية for journalists covering the fighting and related clashes. As Israeli air strikes destroy a building known by Israel to house The Associated Press and Al-Jazeera offices, CPJ demands Israeli authorities provide detailed and documented justification for the attack.
Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey On October 2, 2018, shortly after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the former editor-in-chief of the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan and a columnist for The Washington Post was killed.
Khashoggi had written critically about Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The CIA found that bin Salman ordered the journalist’s murder.