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The text on the screen from source in Turkish reads: "nine people enter from airport's E Gate on October 2, 2018 around 03:37".

Other images revealed a black van later travelling from the Saudi consulate to the consul's home. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said last week the NEOM business zone will build two to three towns each year starting in 2020 and be fully complete by 2025.

The writer's Turkish fiancee Hatice Cengiz said he first visited the consulate on 28 September and returned on 2 October after being promised paperwork he required so that the two could marry. The men checked into hotels and left Turkey later that night.

It last sold a Sokol cargo for loading in late November at a premium of $5.80 to $5.90 a barrel to Dubai quotes to Chevron, they said. While Saudi Arabia accounts for the lion's share of OPEC production, some analysts are skeptical it has enough spare capacity to fill the gap while maintaining adequate reserves.

In the calls by Bolton, Kushner and Pompeo, she said, "they asked for more details and for the Saudi government to be transparent in the investigation process".

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While Russian President Vladimir Putin says impending USA sanctions on the Persian Gulf state is to blame for the gains, his American counterpart Donald Trump has attacked OPEC for letting prices surge.

Mr Trump, in comments in the Oval Office, told reporters he had raised Mr Khashoggi's case with Saudi Arabia "at the highest level" and a few times in recent days.

"We want to see what's going on".

With Iran sanctions still on the table, potential spare capacity constraints and also a slowdown in US drilling, USA bank J.P.Morgan said in its latest cross-asset outlook for clients that it recommended to "stay long Jan '19 WTI on supply risks to crude". "We demand to know the truth", he added. "We can't let this happen".

The photos surfaced in a newspaper closely aligned with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and appear to constitute part of a murder threat.

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Security camera footage released on Wednesday by Turkish television showed a man believed to be Khashoggi enter the consulate. The team is said to include a Saudi special forces officer, members of the royal guard and a senior forensics expert.


"Geopolitical changes" are the reason for the recent rise in crude prices, the state-run Qatar News Agency quoted him as saying. The channel said the van then drove some 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) to the consul's home, where it parked inside a garage. No footage has emerged of Khashoggi leaving the consulate.

Saudi officials have dismissed the allegations as baseless. The station did not cite a source for its report.

Prince Mohammed told Bloomberg: "The request that America made to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries is to be sure that if there is any loss of supply from Iran, that we will supply that".

Saudi Arabia, the biggest producer in the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, said last week it would increase crude output next month to 10.7 million bpd, a record.

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