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A demonstrator holds a poster of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a gathering outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, on Oct. 25, 2018. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor, was killed on Oct. 2, 2018 after a visit to the Saudi consula

D.C. council renames the street in front of the Saudi embassy after Jamal Khashoggi

Dec 08, 2021
The decision marks a rebuke to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who according to U.S. intelligence approved the killing of the former Washington Post journalist and critic of Saudi policy.
Lawmakers and journalists are among those calling for penalties against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the 2018 killing of <em>Washington Post</em> columnist Jamal Khashoggi after a U.S. intelligence report finding the crown prince had approv

Report On Khashoggi Killing Prompts Calls For Penalties Against Crown Prince

Feb 27, 2021
Lawmakers and journalists are calling on President Biden to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a report found he had approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
After a <em>Washington Post </em>story reporting multiple instances of sexual harassment against female employees, the Washington NFL team's owner Dan Snyder said the alleged behavior had "no place in our franchise or society," and hired  independent inv

Washington NFL Owner Says Reported Harassment 'Has No Place' in Franchise

Jul 17, 2020
In a Washington Post report, 15 women alleged they were sexually harassed and verbal abused while working for the football team. Owner Dan Snyder and the NFL pledge action on the allegations.
Billionaire Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos talks during a dedication ceremony for newspaper's new headquarters in Washington in 2016.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Accuses National Enquirer Of Extortion Over Personal Photos

Feb 07, 2019
In purported emails posted online by Bezos, executives for National Enquirer parent company AMI threaten to publish intimate photos of Bezos if The Washington Post publishes a story about the tabloid.
A screenshot of the online version of a satirical edition of <em>The Washington Post</em> distributed around Washington, D.C., by political activists Wednesday.

Real Fake News: Activists Circulate Counterfeit Editions Of 'The Washington Post'

Jan 16, 2019
The phony paper, distributed in Washington, D.C., "reported" that President Trump had resigned under pressure from female political activists.
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Candles burn in a memorial to slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul in October 2018.

Trial Begins For 11 Suspects In Killing Of Saudi Journalist Khashoggi

Jan 03, 2019
Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecutor says it is seeking the death penalty for five of the suspects in the grisly killing of Jamal Khashoggi last year in Turkey.
White House reporters line up Friday in Washington in hopes of attending a briefing in press secretary Sean Spicer's office. The off-camera briefing was limited mostly to pool reporters, broadcast networks and conservative-leaning outlets, with reporters

Lashing Out Against Critical Reports, White House Bars Outlets From Briefing

Feb 24, 2017
The move blocked reporters from CNN, The New York Times and others from participating and was seen at least in part as retaliation for a Thursday CNN piece on White House-FBI communications.
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<em>The Washington Post</em> set records for traffic and digital advertising revenue in 2016. The <em>Post</em> moved to this new building on Washington's K Street in December 2015.

Big Newspapers Are Booming: 'Washington Post' To Add 60 Newsroom Jobs

Dec 27, 2016
After a record-setting year, the Post newsroom will grow by more than 8 percent. Other papers, including The New York Times, have also seen subscriptions soar since Donald Trump's election.
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Donald Trump is seen in New York in 1991, the year of a phone call in which Trump allegedly posed as his own spokesman. The presidential candidate denied it was him after <em>The Washington Post</em> published the recording.

Trump Denies Posing As His Own Spokesman, Rebuts Audio Recording

May 13, 2016
The apparent GOP presidential nominee denies he called reporters purporting to be a publicist for himself. The Washington Post has published a recording of one such call about Trump's romantic life.
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<em>The Washington Post</em>'s Jason Rezaian and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, during a news conference in Tehran, Iran, on Sept. 10, 2013. They were arrested in July 2014. Salehi has since been freed. Rezaian had his third court hearing Monday.

Iranian Court Holds Third Hearing In Case Of Jailed 'Post' Reporter

Jul 13, 2015
Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in July 2014, is accused of spying on Iran for the U.S. Today's hearing was inconclusive and no date has been set for a possible next hearing.