Saudi crown prince greeted by hundreds of protesters during Tunisia visit
The kingdom’s ruler is blamed for the Yemen war and killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Hundreds of Tunisians protested on Tuesday against a visit by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, denouncing the kingdom’s de facto ruler as a murderer in a second straight day of demonstrations condemning the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, heir to the throne of the world’s top oil exporter, left Cairo on Tuesday and was expected in Tunis later in the afternoon on a tour that has also taken him to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. The killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a critic of the crown prince, at Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul six weeks ago has strained Saudi Arabia’s ties with the West and battered Prince Mohammed’s image abroad. Saudi Arabia has said the prince had no prior knowledge of the murder. After offering numerous contradictory explanations, Riyadh said in October that Khashoggi had been killed and his body dismembered when negotiations to persuade him to return to Saudi Arabia failed.
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