Turkey can not remain silent over Khashoggi's disappearance, Erdogan says

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"In most cases, their arrests have never been officially confirmed and no official has ever said where they are being held or what they are charged with", RSF, which defends press freedom around the world, said in a statement.

A contributor to The Washington Post, Khashoggi has not been seen since Tuesday last week, when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, to collect papers for his upcoming wedding.

Turkish officials said they had concrete evidence missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, with a friend of the prominent writer saying they think he might have been dismembered. But Riyadh insisted the 59-year-old journalist had left the building and the murder claims were "baseless". "It has to prove that Jamal wasn't oppressed at the consulate and that he left safely".

On camera: Video footage, shown by Turkey's TRT, shows the alleged hit squad's arrival.

About two hours later Aksam showed two vehicles, one of them a black Mercedes Vito van with tinted windows and diplomatic plates, leaving the consulate and entering the auto park of the residence shortly afterwards.

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News channel 24 aired the video, suggesting that Khashoggi was inside of the black Mercedes Vito, which resembled one parked outside of the consulate when the writer walked in on October 2.

Nour, along with a number of other activists, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman, demonstrated outside the Saudi consulate on Monday holding pictures of Khashoggi.

The pro-government newspaper - "Sabah", owned by the Turkish finance minister - published the names of the 15 Saudis, accompanied by still images from CCTV.

The Manbij deal between Turkey and the USA focuses on the withdrawal of the YPG from the city in order to stabilize the region. The station did not cite a source for its report.

Turkey says it will conduct a search of the Istanbul consulate, while Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry said the country was "open to co-operation" and a search of the building could go ahead. He was hoping to take care of all necessary paperwork before returning to Washington.

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But she also implored "President Trump and first lady Melania Trump to help shed light on Jamal's disappearance".

Khashoggi is a well-known critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (also widely known as MBS) and his reform program, as well as the kingdom's policies toward Qatar and the war in Yemen. "We have to see what happens".

The wealthy former government insider had been living in the U.S.in self-imposed exile.

The report adds new detail to Khashoggi's disappearance, directly implicating the crown prince, who is notably close to President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner.

The release of the photographs and video raises pressure on Saudi Arabia a week after Khashoggi disappeared during a visit to the consulate. It's unclear when such a search would take place.

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Embassies and consulates under the Vienna Convention are technically foreign soil and must be protected by host nations. Saudi Arabia, however, has been a major USA ally in the Middle East since WWII, including serving as the launching pad for the 1991 Gulf War and, most recently, as the linchpin of regime change efforts directed against Iran and Syria.

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