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Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman arrives in Algeria

Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman arrives in Algeria

The CIA has told lawmakers that it has medium to high confidence that Prince Mohammad ordered the killing.

Newly revealed WhatsApp messages sent by murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi just weeks before his death could provide a crucial insight into why he was killed. He is not, however, among those who have been charged in Saudi Arabia with his killing. "It remains an important relationship, and we're aiming to keep that relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia".

The Senate on Wednesday advanced a resolution that would end United States military support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen's civil war, issuing a rebuke to Trump after the White House opposed the bill.

The EU has stood firm in its preference for those accountable to be held responsible for Khashoggi's death. "It is distinct from any other factor going on", Mattis said in remarks at the Reagan National Defence Forum in California.

We expect that President Erdogan was given the word to "lighten up" on the Crown Prince.

He also questioned when the UK Government would follow other countries in stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia as he criticised the Prime Minister's actions at the two-day G20 summit in Argentina.

Qahtani has been one of Prince Mohammad's closest advisers.

The report states that the communication "seems to foreshadow the Saudi operation launched against Khashoggi", according to the Journal.

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But he criticised Prince Mohammed, saying that during the summit the Saudi heir apparent gave an "unbelievable explanation" on Khashoggi's killing.

Turkey acted professionally and followed a good media strategy for uncovering the truth in the case of Khashoggi, who was killed on October 2 in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Hassan al-Jabri, a Yemeni political analyst, told Anadolu Agency.

On his way to Algeria he had stopped over in Mauritania, where Saudi Arabia pledged to build a large hospital in the capital Nouakchott, state media said.

The Saudi crown prince is due to meet top Algerian officials to discuss bilateral relations and developments in the oil market as well as a couple of global issues, according to a statement from the Algerian Presidency Office. Trump said in a statement last month, adding that the true culprits might never be known.

The Saudi team was reportedly assembled from the Crown prince's top security men in the Royal Guard.

But the latest revelation of intelligence connecting Mohammed and his aide Qahtani to the killing may increase pressure on the administration to take more punitive steps. It has also intensified calls by members of Congress to have Haspel go to Capitol Hill to brief them.

His visit to Tunis was greeted by demonstrations against Khashoggi's murder and the war in Yemen.