SAUDI Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a White House report has found.
The explosive report claims that Royal Mohammed bin Salman viewed the dissident as a threat - and backed his killing.
Khashoggi, a U.S. resident who wrote opinion columns for the Washington Post critical of the crown prince's policies, was killed and dismembered by a team of operatives linked to the crown prince in the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.
Riyadh has denied any involvement by the crown prince, who is Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler.
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