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26 Feb 2021

US says Saudi de-facto leader responsible for Khashoggi murder

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

A US intelligence report says that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation to capture or kill the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

A summary of the US government’s findings was released to Congress an hour ago.

Visa restrictions are being placed on 76 Saudis believed to have threatened dissidents overseas. But American officials are briefing that the crown prince will not face financial sanctions.