Saudi king demotes Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

Former Finance Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf appointed to lead foreign ministry in first shake-up since Khashoggi killing.

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has announced a major reshuffle of government ministers.

    This comes in the wake of condemnation over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

    The most notable change - the demotion of Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir.

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.


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