Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in consulate, Trump says Saudi account credible

Activists dressed as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands during a demonstration calling for sanctions against Saudi Arabia and to protest the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, outside the White House in Washington, U.S., October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

DUBAI/GLENDALE, Ariz./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Saturday a missing journalist had died in a fight inside its Istanbul consulate and it had fired two senior officials over his death, an account President Donald Trump said was credible but U.S. lawmakers found hard to believe. Saudi Arabia’s acknowledgement that Jamal Khashoggi died in the […]

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