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Saudi Arabia: The Khashoggi Disappearance Tarnishes Riyadh's 'Davos in the Desert'

Oct 18, 2018 | 21:29 GMT

Several high-profile political and business leaders have dropped out or withdrawn sponsorship of Saudi Arabia's "Davos in the Desert" Foreign Investment Initiative (FII) conference, citing the ongoing investigation into the disappearance and suspected death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The event is set for Oct. 23-25 in Riyadh, and an increasing number of accusers suggest that the conference's main sponsor, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was involved in the incident....

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