Tue 07 Jul 2020
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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Executes 37 Saudis on terrorism charges

الساعة 16:46 بتوقيت دمشق

Saudi Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia executed 37 Saudi citizens found guilty of terrorism charges .

The executed were accused of adopting extremist ideology, forming terrorist cells, provoking sectarian strife and as well as attacking security targets, according to state-run Saudi Press Agency. They were also accused of cooperating with “hostile parties” against the interests of the country.

Saudi security forces have been a frequent target of terror attacks by followers of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS) in the kingdom.