U.S. Levels Sanctions on 17 Saudis for Alleged Involvement in Khashoggi Killing

(New York Times) Mark Landler and Gardiner Harris - The U.S. imposed sanctions on 17 Saudis accused of involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, hours after Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor announced that he would seek the death penalty for five people he said took part in Khashoggi's killing in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. A senior administration official said the U.S. was unlikely to take further steps against Saudi leaders, suggesting that both sides hope to put the episode behind them.

2018-11-16 00:00:00

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