Saudis will retaliate for action taken over Khashoggi case

“The kingdom confirms that if any action is taken against it, it will respond to it by a greater action,” SPA quoted an unnamed official as saying Sunday. The official doubled down on Riyadh’s denials of allegations regarding the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and categorically rejected threats of economic sanctions and political pressure. On Saturday, President Donald Trump said there would be “severe punishment,” for the Saudis if there is evidence proving they had a role in Khashoggi’s disappearance on Oct. 2.

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