Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday the kingdom was in “crisis” in the face of global outrage over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Khashoggi, a columnist with the Washington Post, was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey, a move that has earned the Saudi’s worldwide criticism and condemnation.

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“As we know these are difficult days. We are going through a crisis,” Falih said at the Future Investment Initiative, calling Khashoggi’s killing “abhorrent”.