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Argentina considering probe into Saudi crown prince

28 November 2018

Prince Mohammed began his regional tour at the request of his father, King Salman, according to the Saudi Press Agency, which said he would visit "brotherly" Arab countries.

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Monday, Nov. 26 Bin Salman upon his arrival at Cairo International Airport.

The killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a critic of Prince Mohammed, has strained Saudi Arabia's ties with the West and battered the crown prince's image overseas.

"The Saudi media will focus on the official reception", Khashan said.

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"Saudi Arabia is a nation of security, safety, justice and rights".

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Citing Argentina's robust human rights law, Human Right Watch (HRW) filed a petition on Monday asking a federal prosecutor to bring charges against the crown prince, a close ally of President Donald Trump, for "violations of worldwide law committed during the armed conflict in Yemen" including the killings of more than 15,000 civilians and blockades which have pushed 14 million people to the brink of starvation.

"I never thought I'd see the day a White House would moonlight as a public relations firm for the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia", Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote on Twitter after Trump's comments on Tuesday.

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Erdogan and Prince Mohammed will attend the G20 meeting in Argentina later this week.

Protesters shout slogans and hold signs opposing the visit of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Tunis, Tunisia, November 26, 2018.

"He is coming to this country to dirty it, and acquire a false legitimacy", Tahar Yahya, of the Tunisian Order of Lawyers said Monday night.

The Tunisian journalists' union sent a letter to the president calling it an "attack on the principles" of the 2011 revolution that brought democracy and freedom of expression to Tunisia.

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Khashoggi's murder has also led to increased scrutiny of Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen's devastating war.

The complaint also accuses the crown prince and Saudi government of torture of Saudi citizens.

Senators from Donald Trump's own party are also not agreeing to the President's policy of - not rocking the boat with U.S.'s strongest ally in the Middle East. Senator Mike Lee from the Republican Party has called on Congress to take action.

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Argentina considering probe into Saudi crown prince