Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi

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Trump initially said he believed the Saudi account, but on Saturday he said he still does not know where Khashoggi's body is.

The announcement comes more than two weeks after Khashoggi entered the consulate and was never seen again.

"Khashoggi was detained by the Saudi team inside the consulate building".

"WAN-IFRA calls on the Turkish authorities to urgently provide proof of its claims of Saudi state involvement in the murder of Mr. Khashoggi, as well as increased worldwide pressure for a full, verifiable accounting from the Saudi monarchy as to the events leading up to his death", the statement read.

Erdogan is expected to make a full statement to his party's MPs in parliament on Tuesday.

"We ought to suspend military sales, we ought to suspend certain security assistance and we ought to impose sanctions on any of those that were directly involved in this murder", Schiff said.

WAN-IFRA, in which The Globe and Mail is a member, condemned the "growing culture of impunity for crimes against journalists"; the Saudi officials presumably believed they would be protected by this.

On Sunday, the Saudis claimed the initial plan was to kidnap Khashoggi and try and persuade him to return to Saudi Arabia but to release him unharmed if he refused. King Salman, 82, has handed the day-to-day running of Saudi Arabia to him.

Saudi Arabia has been under pressure to explain what happened, having first said Mr Khashoggi was alive.

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Relations between Canada and Saudi Arabia have been tense in recent months.

"Obviously there's been deception and there's been lies", Mr Trump said on the shifting accounts offered by Riyadh.

For Saudi Arabia's allies - particularly in the West - the question will be whether they believe that the prince, who has painted himself as a reformer, has any culpability.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has defended his decision to attend an anti-terror summit in Saudi Arabia, despite global uproar over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Separately, the SPA also reported that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz made a telephone call to Mr Salah Khashoggi, in which the prince expressed his condolences to Salah and his family on the death.

During a joint interview with Britain and France, Mrs Merkel said that she condemned the killing of Mr Khashoggi "in the strongest terms".

Saudi Arabia said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials had been fired. Both areas are now being searched for Khashoggi's remains. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) said the Saudi ambassador should be formally expelled from the United States if an investigation shows the crown prince's involvement.

This narrative is the latest Saudi account that has changed multiple times.