U.S. imposes sanctions for Khashoggi killing, Saudis seek death penalty

A member of security staff stands at the entrance of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 28, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) – The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder. The U.S. Treasury Department sanctions were the first concrete response by the Trump administration […]

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