Central Intelligence Agency chief briefs Trump on Khashoggi probe after Turkey trip

Satirist Known For Saudi Prince Jokes'Undeterred By Khashoggi's Killing

Satirist Known For Saudi Prince Jokes'Undeterred By Khashoggi's Killing

On Thursday, Saudi state TV quoted the Saudi public prosecutor as saying the killing was premeditated, and that prosecutors were interrogating suspects on the basis of information provided by a joint Saudi-Turkish task force.

The CIA's Haspel heard an audio recording of Khashoggi's death during a trip to Turkey this week, sources told Reuters.

A handout picture provided by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on October 23, 2018 shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meeting with family members of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh. Saudi authorities have fired five officials linked to Khashoggi's death and arrested 18 others while the crown prince said Saudi officials would continue to investigate the killing with Turkey.

The CIA chief held talks Tuesday in Turkey as global outrage mounted over the killing of Saudi palace critic Khashoggi inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, where he went to complete paperwork for his upcoming marriage.

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron tonight phoned King Salman of Saudi Arabia to urge his secretive regime to disclose information about Jamal Khashoggi's murder and threaten sanctions against those involved.

In his first public comments on the affair, more than three weeks after Khashoggi's disappearance, the crown prince on October 24 denounces the murder.

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'The Prime Minister said the current explanation lacks credibility so there remains an urgent need to establish exactly what happened, ' the spokesman said.

The statement is a further shift in the Saudi government's story about what happened to Khashoggi.

However, Trump also said that he wanted to believe that rogue operatives were behind the Khashoggi killing. Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman [MbS] runs everything in Saudi Arabia, and this action will not and never been without him knowing.

"First, we know that killing was in the consulate, which is representative of the state of Saudi Arabia", Callamard said.

"I think that time has come to restructure the sectors of the national security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in line with the economic sectors' growth in the kingdom", he said in his address to the Future Investment Initiative.

Later that day, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih admitted the scandal of Khashoggi's killing was a blow to the kingdom.

News of the call appeared to calm growing speculation that Turkey was edging toward implicating the crown prince, whose ambitions for a modernized Saudi Arabia have been undermined by his penchant for making enemies at home and overseas.

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