Top Saudi Officials ‘Considered Assassinating Iran’s General Soleimani’


A year before Khashoggi, senior Saudi intel officials and a group of businessmen met discussed potential assassination strategy against Iran. An Israeli businessman was involved, the New York Times reports


Nov 12, 2018


A year before the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, senior Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a series of meetings with a group of businessmen to discuss the potential use of private companies to assassinate Iranian enemies, the New York Times reported Sunday.

According to the report, the businessmen, who also had intelligence backgrounds, considered giving $2 billion to the cause. Among those they mulled assassinating was Iran’s , chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force.



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