Of course, the "heinous crime" is the apparent abduction, torture and murder of former Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
The eldest son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Salah, and his family have left the Gulf kingdom for the United States after the government lifted a travel ban, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.
'On the other hand, once light has been shed on the matter and has been corroborated by our services, based on the hypothesis that Saudi Arabia's responsibility has been proved, then we would draw the necessary conclusions and impose appropriate sanctions, ' he said.
US President Donald Trump has derided the killing as "one of the worst cover-ups" in history.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that her country is prepared to take "appropriate measures together with global partners" following the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.
The prince also said he was determined to continue with implementing economic reforms under his Vision 2030 programme, which is aimed at reducing the kingdom's total reliance on oil and expanding the role of the private sector.
Questioned about MBS's possible involvement in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Trump said: "Well, the prince is running things over there more so at this stage".
After weeks of speculation and uncertainty, it appears that WWE is moving forward with its scheduled show in Saudi Arabia on November 2.
Prince Mohammed said his country's national security agencies would be overhauled and "justice would prevail". The crown prince reportedly requested the call.
Investigators have taken water samples from a well at the Saudi consulate in the Turkish capital where the journalist was killed.
Mr Erdogan says that when diplomats in the consulate learnt Khashoggi would be coming in for a document, one flew back to Riyadh, where "a road map started to be established". A day later, he once again made clear he was not satisfied with the Saudi explanation.
"Jamal Khashoggi's body still hasn't been found".
The kingdom, who oiringally denied all knowledge of Khashoggi's whereabouts, has since admitted he was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, blaming a "rogue operation".
Turkish authorities briefed visiting Central Intelligence Agency chief Gina Haspel on the investigation into the killing and the evidence they have, a Turkish security official who was not authorized to speak to the media said on condition of anonymity. He has also refrained from naming the crown prince directly, although he referred to King Salman's "sincerity".
Through a steady stream of leaks to Turkish and foreign media, Turkish officials have mounted a compelling case that the Saudi agents planned to kill Khashoggi, dismember him and dispose of his remains.