The New Paper

March 1, 2021

DNI releases report on Jamal Khashoggi killing

The Director of National Intelligence released a report on the 2018 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday, finding that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the operation. The report drew calls for accountability from a bipartisan group of lawmakers, and President Biden is expected to address US-Saudi relations more broadly today.

More context: Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi contributor to the Washington Post and prominent critic of Saudi leadership, was killed and dismembered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. The murder drew widespread international criticism, with several groups (including the UN) linking it to high-level Saudi officials.
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