- Well, the official Saudi report is that Jamal Khashoggi came to the meeting at the Saudi Consulate, got angry and got into a fight which lead to his death. Also: the sun will set in the east tonight,
DUBAI — Saudi Arabia said on Saturday preliminary results of investigations showed U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after a fight with people he met there, state media reported.
“The investigations are still underway and 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested,” a statement from the Saudi public prosecutor said, adding Royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani and deputy intelligence chief Ahmed Asiri have been sacked from their positions.
And you were expecting a weak explanation? Could you have expected that weak?
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