The Riyadh Specialized Criminal Court on Monday sentenced a citizen convicted of supporting Daesh terrorist group, committing criminal activities in the Kingdom and abroad, manufacturing explosives, financing terrorism and resisting arrest to 20 years in prison.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, has been awarded a CIA honor in recognition of his efforts to fight terrorism.
The Council of Senior Scholars has stressed the fact that takfir is a serious issue as it will legalize bloodshed, prevent inheritance and annul marriages.
Saudi Arabia has been able to thwart more than 95% of terrorist operations according to a security strategy praised by the world.
A forum entitled Fiqh of loyalty and citizenship, organized by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance in Taif over a span of two days with the participation of imams and preachers, recorded varying knowledge of some the participants on familiar challenges that threaten all societies, including facing takfirist thought, the promotion of citizenship, belonging and obedience, and other issues.