Al Jazeera has been told that a royal bodyguard controlled the operation, which allegedly led to Khashoggi’s torture and death in Istanbul.
He was last seen entering Saudi Arabia‘s consulate 15 days ago.
A joint Saudi-Turkish investigation team has searched the building, but complained of a lack of cooperation by the Saudis to the request to search the home of the Saudi consul general.
The kingdom continues to deny any links to the journalist’s disappearance.
And MBS is distancing himself from the scandal. Will it affect his grip on power?
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Mohammed Cherkaoui – professor of conflict resolution at George Mason University
Saeed Al Shehabi – columnist with Al Quds newspaper and leader of the Bahrain Freedom Movement
Soner Cagaptay – director of the Turkish research programme at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Source: Al Jazeera News