Saudi Arabia, Algeria Set up Joint Coordination Council

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According to Central Intelligence Agency intercepts leaked to the Wall Street Journal, embattled Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent at least 11 messages plotting the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to an associate who reportedly oversaw the murder.

The 33-year-old crown prince, who has been accused of playing the leading role in the killing of Khashoggi was received by the Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia in the capital Algiers.

The Saudi-Algerian business council also convened during Prince Mohammed's visit.

The Islamist-oriented Turkish leader, who has been vying for influence in the region with Saudi Arabia, said he did "not wish to cause any damage" to the royal family. Three agreements and memoranda of understanding were signed on the sidelines of the visit of the Crown Prince.

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The kingdom has acknowledged that its operatives killed Khashoggi, but it says the operation was not authorised by the crown prince and was undertaken by rogue actors.

The crown prince had been expected to arrive in Amman on Monday.

CNN reported a research fellow at the university's Citizen Lab, Bill Marczak said the software was deployed by the Saudi Government and had been used to target at least two dissidents.

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Mohamed Ould Sidi, president of the student association spearheading the anti-Crown Prince protests in Mauritania, told Mauritanian outlet Al-Araby al-Jadeed: "We Mauritanians will not stand by and let the murderer of Yemeni children pollute our soil".

"He loves force, oppression and needs to show them off.but tyranny has no logic", Khashoggi added, referring to bin Salman. He called the prince a "beast 'pac man, '" because "the more victims he eats, the more he wants". But in August, when he believed their conversations may have been intercepted by Saudi authorities, a sense of foreboding descends over Khashoggi.

Although the excerpts do not directly state that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the crown prince, the USA intelligence agency apparently had "medium-to-high" confidence that the crown prince had targeted the dissident writer and to the point of "probably ordering his death", the Journal reported.

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