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Even if Saudi Arabia is behind Jamal Khashoggi's murder, experts say sanctions against Riyadh could backfire

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Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to admit that Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist and prominent Saudi critic who disappeared on October 2, was killed as a result of a botched interrogation effort .
The move would mark a shifting response from the Royal Court, which previously asserted - without proof - that Khashoggi had left the Saudi Consulate. Depending on the facts that emerge, any negative action Saudi Arabia may have taken could trigger retaliation from the US in the form of sanctions.
But experts say slapping sanctions on Riyadh could be an difficult option...
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Jamal Khashoggi's family says they are 'sadly and anxiously' awaiting official word on the fate of the Saudi journalist who disappeared 2 weeks ago

Jamal Khashoggi's family says they are 'sadly and anxiously' awaiting official word on the fate of the Saudi journalist who disappeared 2 weeks ago

7 monthes ago   |   By

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The family of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said they are "sadly and anxiously" waiting on official news about what happened to him.
Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, over two weeks ago
Turkey alleges Khashoggi was killed and dismembered by Saudi operatives at the consulate
The family of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist who hasn't been seen since walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago, said Monday night that they are "sadly and anxiously" waiting for official news about what happened to...
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