Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered, blames rogues

Saudi official provides yet another version of Khashoggi's death

Saudi's official news agency said both King Salman and Prince Mohammed had phoned Khashoggi's son Salah to express their condolences.

Jubeir called Khashoggi's killing a "huge and grave mistake", but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the widening crisis, saying Mohammed bin Salman had not been aware.

The foreign minister called Khashoggi's murder a bad mistake and offered condolences to his family. Al-Falih said there's no intention of repeating the 1973 oil embargo, in which the kingdom and several regional allies squeezed supplies to the U.S. and Europe in retaliation for their support for Israel.

CNN has obtained and aired exclusive footage that showed an individual leaving the consulate wearing the same clothes, glasses and even having the same facial hair.

American intelligence officials have said they intercepted communications showing that Saudi officials were plotting to lure Khashoggi back to the kingdom - an operation that was ordered by the crown prince, the officials said.

The apparent Saudi aim was for footage of the man to be picked up by CCTV and distributed, thereby bolstering claims made in the days after Khashoggi's disappearance on 2 October that he had left the consulate unscathed.

Five Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul gave witness statements on Monday to investigators probing Khashoggi's killing.

"The threatening, attacking or killing of journalists, under any circumstances, is unacceptable and of utmost concern to our three nations".

Trump heralded Saudi Arabia's purchase of $110 billion worth of United States arms in 2017, though experts say that figure is inflated and some parts of the deal appear to still be up in the air.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he'll "go into details" about the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at meeting of his AKP party's parliamentary group on Tuesday, Haberturk newspaper reports.

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Salah and Van Dijk withdrew from their national teams over the worldwide break amid fitness concerns, but trained at Melwood on Thursday afternoon.

Oliver Sprague, Amnesty International UK's arms expert, said: "By backing continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Dominic Raab is wilfully ignoring the risk of these weapons fuelling further human rights violations in Yemen".

Mutrib was identified as one of the 15-member Saudi team that is believed to have been involved in the killing of the Saudi journalist. "Yes, I think he did it", Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN, referring to the crown prince.

In the past weeks, Turkish media and officials speaking to global media have claimed that audio recordings prove Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated although no concrete evidence of their existence has emerged.

Speaking late Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada, he said he will be talking to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman soon.

The source said dressing Madani up as Khashoggi and claiming he left the building was a plan hatched before Khashoggi's death, and shows that his killing was premeditated.

Speaking late Saturday Trump said he needs to learn more about the killing and will be working with Congress on the USA response.

"I am not satisfied until we find the answer".

Britain, France and Germany also urged Saudi Arabia to provide "credible" facts for its explanation about the killing of Khashoggi.

He reiterated Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement from Sunday, saying Berlin "at this stage will not approve further arms exports because we want to know what happened", adding that "all explanations so far have been unsatisfactory".

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