Dec 27, 2018

Saudi king shifts cabinet in the wake of Khashoggi killing

King Salman with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman

King Salman with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Photo: Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Kingdom Council via Getty Images

Saudi Arabia's King Salman made broad changes to his cabinet Thursday in the wake of the killing of reporter Jamal Khashoggi, the Associated Press reports.

Details: The kingdom's two supreme councils related to the economy and security saw the most overhaul, but both remain headed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who the CIA linked to Khashoggi's killing. Despite major changes to the councils, however, the crown prince's power remained untouched.

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