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  • Saudi Arabia sentences 18 to jail for militant offences

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti urged young people on Thursday to ignore calls to jihad from people representing "deviant principles", the latest salvo in an anti-militant campaign by the kingdom's religious establishment.
  • Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti denounces Iraq's Islamic State group

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday the militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda were "enemy number one of Islam" and not in any way part of the...

    Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported. The...

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to abide by U.N. blacklisting of citizens

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agreed to comply with a United Nations resolution aimed at stopping financing for Islamist militant groups in Syria and Iraq after four of their nationals were named among a group blacklisted by the...

    Sunni politician's abduction, rescue raise question of who controls Shiite militias

    BAGHDAD In southern Baghdad Saturday, a federal police commander was expounding to a visiting reporter on the controls the government exercises over resurgent Shiite Muslim militias to prevent them from intimidating Sunni civilians. But a few miles...