UK sold at least £11m of arms to Saudi Arabia in weeks after Khashoggi murder

The UK government approved arms sales totalling at least £11.4m in the weeks after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Export licences for military vehicles, combat aircraft, ammunition and electronic warfare equipment were issued despite international condemnation of the killing. One £9.1m shipment of “patrol/ assault craft” was waved through just three days after the prominent journalist disappeared while visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey on 2 October. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form

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