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US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi, including crown prince's top henchman who reportedly directed killing via Skype

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Trump administration on Thursday hit 17 Saudi officials with sanctions over their alleged involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Among those slapped with sanctions were Saud al-Qahtani, top henchman of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Qahtani reportedly ran the operation surrounding Khashoggi's killing via Skype.
The Trump administration on Thursday hit 17 Saudi officials with sanctions over their alleged involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
"The Saudi officials we are sanctioning were involved in the abhorrent killing of Jamal...
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Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia will seek the death penalty against five men suspected of killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, its top prosecutor said Thursday, while the U.S. slapped sanctions on 17 Saudi officials in the toughest action it has taken against the kingdom since the slaying.
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The Trump administration is trying hard not to blame the Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi's death

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

New U.S. sanctions stop short of implicating Mohammed bin Salman's senior aides in plans to kill Khashoggi. Meanwhile, NBC News drops a bombshell.
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U.S. Sanctions Suspects in Khashoggi Killing as Saudi Arabia Tries Desperately to Keep Crisis Away From Crown Prince

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Saudi Arabia and its ally the United States have a problem: How do they respond to the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi without implicating the country's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, despite some of his closest advisers apparently being involved in the operation?
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