Sen. Graham: Saudi crown prince 'has got to go' after Khashoggi's disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi is missing since October 2

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo will visit Saudi Arabia and Turkey because of the situation with the journalist Jamal Hackage.

On October 2, the International Day of Non-violence, journalist and a contributor to the Washington Post, Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey and he has not been seen since.

President Donald Trump suggested Monday that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the mysterious disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an explanation offering US ally Saudi Arabia a possible path out of a global diplomatic firestorm.

The incident has sparked a major diplomatic crisis between the US and Saudi Arabia. As MBS rose in prominence over the course of the last five years, Khashoggi fled into exile in the USA and continued penning articles critical of the royal family.

US Senator Lindsey Graham, pictured with fellow Republican Senator Marco Rubio in Washington in 2014, described Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a "wrecking ball". Trump himself suggested that Khashoggi, who had been critical of the Saudi regime, might have been a victim of "rogue killers".

Saudi Arabia previously called the allegation "baseless", but United States media reports suggest the Saudis may acknowledge Mr Khashoggi was killed there, perhaps as part of a botched interrogation.

A Turkish forensic police officer works in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Monday.

Police are planning a second search at the Saudi consul's home nearby, a Turkish Foreign Ministry official said.

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Turkish officials say they fear that Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist who had been in living self-imposed exile in the United States, was killed and dismembered after he entered the consulate.

The same team were due to search the residence of al-Otaibi later on Tuesday. "I'm going to sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia", Graham said.

However, he refused to list what measures he would take, only saying that he would not choose to impose sanctions on the country for fear of losing its military sales orders with US companies.

President Trump on Monday said he was "immediately" sending Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia to meet with King Salman, who he said "denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened to 'our Saudi Arabian citizen'". "I hope that the [Saudi] king and the crown prince didn't know about it. We're going to try getting to the bottom of it very soon, but his was a flat denial". The Saudi government didn't respond to a request for comment.

On Monday, sources told CNN that the report will acknowledge that Khashoggi died in a botched interrogation, one that was meant to lead to his abduction from Turkey.

The claim was strongly denied by Saudi Arabia, where a probe was ordered into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

A third source, also close to the Saudi government, told Atwood that the Saudis would claim the operation was planned and executed by a general close to the crown prince, and that MBS never authorized Khashoggi's murder. Both the Times and CNN caution that the details of the Saudi's report, based on tips from anonymous sources familiar with the Saudi investigation, could change. Germany, Britain and France issued a joint statement over the weekend expressing "grave concern" and calling for a credible investigation to ensure those responsible for the disappearance "are held to account".

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