Jamal Khashoggi disappears after visiting Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A journalist critical of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince in columns for The Washington Post has gone missing after visiting the country’s consulate in Istanbul, the newspaper said Wednesday.

Jamal Khashoggi’s personal website bore a banner saying “Jamal has been arrested at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul!” without elaborating. The Post described the journalist’s friends as being worried “after losing contact with him” Tuesday.


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