France frees man who was held over suspected Khashoggi link

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By Alain Acco and Tangi Sala√ľn PARIS (Reuters) – The Saudi man arrested at a Paris airport over suspected links to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was released on Wednesday after officials concluded it was a case of mistaken identity, Paris prosecutors said. French law enforcement sources on Tuesday named the man as Khaled Aedh Al-Otaibi, the same name as a former member of the Saudi Royal Guard listed in U.S. and British sanctions documents and a U.N.-commissioned report as having been involved in Khashoggi’s killing in Turkey. The Saudi Embassy in Paris had said late on Tuesday the…

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