The government agents had been sentenced to death for an operation that cast a cloud of suspicion over Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi forces killed an activist protesting displacement for a futuristic megacity. The project's board features high-profile Americans who remain silent on the shooting.
At least two Saudi royal family members viewed as threats to Muhammed bin Salman's claim to his father's throne have been arrested.
The embassy demanded a probe into stories that Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos' cellphone and the CNN host wasn't having it.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman allegedly personally hacked into the phone of the Washington Post owner in 2018, according to media reports.
The slam follows Trump's boast on Fox News that Saudi Arabia is paying "$1 billion" to some "bank" to get U.S. soldiers.
The country said it would push for accountability “regardless of how high it goes” in the murder of the Saudi journalist.
Three others were sentenced to prison. All can appeal the verdicts.
"The Khashoggi thing is over a year old," former adviser Susan Rice said when asked if Obama would weigh in on the Saudi journalist's murder.
Dara Khosrowshahi has come under fire for comparing the journalist's killing to a glitch in his company's self-driving cars.