Jamal Khashoggi disappearance

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudi Arabia says journalist killed in fight - BBC News

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: The key events
2 October

03:28: A private jet carrying suspected Saudi agents arrives at Istanbul airport. A second joins it late afternoon
12:13: Several diplomatic vehicles are filmed arriving at the consulate, allegedly carrying some of the Saudi agents
13:14: Mr Khashoggi enters the building, where he is due to pick up paperwork ahead of his marriage
15:08: Vehicles leave the consulate and are filmed arriving at the nearby Saudi consul's residence
21:00: Both jets leave Turkey by 21:00
3 October

Turkish government announces Mr Khashoggi is missing, thought to be in the consulate
4 October

Saudi Arabia says he left the embassy
7 October

Turkish officials tell the BBC they believe Mr Khashoggi was killed at the consulate. This is later strongly denied by Saudi Arabia
13 October

Turkish officials tell BBC Arabic they have audio and video evidence of the killing. The existence of such tapes had previously been reported by local media
15 and 17-18 October

Forensic teams carry out searches of consulate
20 October

Saudi state TV reports an initial investigation shows Jamal Khashoggi died in the consulate
Two Saudi senior officials are dismissed and King Salman announces the formation of a ministerial committee to restructure the intelligence services