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Saudi crown prince ‘possibly involved’ in Bezos hacking – UN

Saudi crown prince ‘possibly involved’ in Bezos hacking – UN

Technology
The United Nations has said that it believes that the Saudi crown prince could be involved in the hacking of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' mobile phone.Mr Bezos, the world's richest man, allegedly received a WhatsApp message in 2018 that contained a malicious file, said to be from the personal account of the Saudi Arabian leader Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The UN said that it is "gravely concerned" by the information it received about the case from Mr Bezos' team, saying the hack is in contravention of "fundamental international human rights". Image: Jeff Bezos is the boss and founder of Amazon It also called for an immediate investigation by the US and other authorities into the incident.UN human rights experts said in a statement: "...
Saudi crown prince’s WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack

Saudi crown prince’s WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack

World
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The cellphone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked in what appeared to be an attempt by Saudi Arabia's crown prince to "influence, if not silence" the newspaper's reporting on the kingdom, two U.N. human rights experts said Wednesday. The U.N. experts called for an “immediate investigation” by the United States into a report commissioned by Bezos that showed the billionaire technology mogul's phone was likely hacked after he received an MP4 video file sent from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's WhatsApp account after the two men exchanged phone numbers during a dinner in Los Angeles in 2018. The video file was sent to Bezos' phone five months before Saudi critic and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi
WWE Crown Jewel: Brock Lesnar gets revenge, Bray Wyatt becomes Universal Champion

WWE Crown Jewel: Brock Lesnar gets revenge, Bray Wyatt becomes Universal Champion

Entertainment
Oct. 31 (UPI) -- WWE Crown Jewel took place live on Thursday from the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar kicked things off by defending his title against his UFC rival, Cain Velasquez. The MMA fighter had previously defeated Lesnar for the UFC Championship in 2010 with The Beast now looking for revenge. Velasquez was accompanied to the ring by his friend Rey Mysterio, who brought Velasquez to WWE after Lesnar had attacked Mysterio and his young son Dominic. Velasquez is the first WWE competitor to have his debut match be for the WWE Championship. Velasquez was able to get Lesnar on the ground and get in a few punches, however, Lesnar quickly put his rival into the Kimura Lock submission hold and won the match in mere minutes. Lesnar would not...
WWE Crown Jewel: Wrestling Twitter goes into overload after The Fiend Bray Wyatt defeats Seth Rollins to become Universal champion

WWE Crown Jewel: Wrestling Twitter goes into overload after The Fiend Bray Wyatt defeats Seth Rollins to become Universal champion

Sports
Fans have criticised WWE in the past for treating these Saudi Arabia shows like they are glorified house shows, but nobody can say that on this occasion. Not only did Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez make their WWE debuts from different sports, but we saw a new world champion in the main event. WWE The Fiend is your new Universal champion The Fiend Bray Wyatt won the Universal title from Seth Rollins with a match that largely mirrored their Hell in a Cell offering, but the closing moments were awesome. The Fiend has been one of the most popular characters in wrestling since debuting after WrestleMania and the company have done a masterful job of keeping him exciting. Wyatt was drafted to SmackDown in the draft that took place a couple of weeks ago, but ...
Saudi crown prince warns of ‘Iran threat’ to global oil

Saudi crown prince warns of ‘Iran threat’ to global oil

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Saudi Arabia's crown prince has warned that oil prices could rise steeply if the world does not act to deter Iran.Mohammed bin Salman said failure to act could embolden Iran and lead to war, which he said would ruin the global economy, following an attack on oil facilities which he blames on Tehran.Iran said the prince's remarks would "bring [the Saudis] nothing but shame".The prince also said he accepted some responsibility for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.But, speaking to CBS News, he denied personally ordering it.The prince, who is considered the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, is suspected of personally targeting Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist critical of the government in Riyadh.Mr Khashoggi was k...