It was the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
The exact reason why the tweezers were stuck is unknown.
Meet the key figures behind the scenes, from a journalist-turned-lobbyist to an evangelical writer, in the effort to preserve the kingdom's image after the killing.
"This was a heinous crime," bin Salman told "60 Minutes" in a new interview. "But I take full responsibility as a leader in Saudi Arabia."
A centerpiece of this year's U.N. schedule will be a Monday session on climate change that Trump plans to skip.
President Donald Trump's administration has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities.
The U.S. secretary of state said Iran was behind the missile strikes. Saudi officials said they had proof.
“If it’s very clearly a smoking gun, I don’t think you can have something that just goes unanswered," Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Tuesday.
The common belief that Trump will start a conflict on the kingdom's behalf is based on a misunderstanding that a confrontation helps the Saudis.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments follow reports about a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani.
The husband of Kellyanne Conway skewers the president for saying he's "waiting to hear from the Kingdom" about a response to the bombing of Saudi oil facilities.
"My fellow service members and I, we are not your prostitutes," said the Democratic presidential candidate.
He's changed his tune now as he waits to "hear from the Kingdom" regarding a response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Critics say Trump’s serial dishonesty makes it harder to gather allies to counter Iran’s likely role in an attack on Saudi Arabia.
The Democratic presidential candidate slammed Trump for assuring Saudi Arabia the U.S. is awaiting its direction following an attack on the kingdom's oil supply.
The announcement came as the U.S. released new evidence to support its allegation that Iran was responsible for the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil sites.
The president tweeted that he's authorized the release of strategic petroleum reserves "if needed" to stabilize energy markets after an attack on Saudi oil sites.
"Iran will not stop their misbehavior until the consequences become more real," the senator said after a drone attack on Saudi oil facilities.
A fiery drone strike disrupted oil production at two giant Saudi facilities over the weekend. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blames Iran.
Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks in Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field.