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Saudi Arabia: Circle tightens for Khashoggi killers

Lingering hopes in Riyadh that the storm over the 2 October murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi might quickly blow over have been dashed, with the United States imposing sanctions on 17 of those involved and Turkey continuing to pile on the pressure. The key aim for Riyadh is protecting Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) from further fallout, amid allegations that he is responsible for the killing in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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