In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi attends a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. Photo: AFP

Saudi Arabia admits missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead but blames ‘fist fight’ at its Istanbul consulate

  • 18 Saudis have been arrested and a top intelligence official and royal adviser have been fired, as the kingdom expressed ‘deep regret’ over slaying
  • US President Donald Trump swiftly endorsed Saudi Arabia’s explanation about the death as credible
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In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi attends a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. Photo: AFP
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