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Saudi Arabia concerned over female terrorism at universities, schools

King Salman chairs the Cabinet session in Riyadh on Tuesday. (SPA)
RIYADH: The Cabinet on Tuesday highlighted the threat of female terrorism at universities and schools and stressed the need to prevent women from becoming involved in terrorist and extremist acts.
King Salman chaired the Cabinet’s session on Tuesday afternoon at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh, which welcomed the success of the Arab counterterrorism meeting in Tunisia to discuss female terrorism.
At the start of the session, the king briefed the Cabinet on the outcomes of his talks with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Lebanese Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi.
The Cabinet hailed the Kingdom’s progress in the Protecting Minority Investors index, leading to a leap in its global ranking from 36 to 10, according to a report released by the World Bank Group this month.
The Cabinet reiterated Saudi Arabia’s condemnation of the explosion that led to a fire in one of the oil pipelines near Buri region in Bahrain, pledging its support for Bahrain against threats to its security and the safety of its citizens.
The king also approved measures to overcome the difficulties facing some camel owners and to help their participation in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) sponsored camel races and achieve the directives of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, which embody the leadership’s keenness to support this traditional Arab sport.

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