Muslim World League chief praised for global efforts to combat extremism

Guests watched a biographical documentary about Al-Issa and his efforts to combat intellectual extremism. (SPA)
Updated 08 November 2018
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Muslim World League chief praised for global efforts to combat extremism

  • Prince Khaled laid the foundation stone for the building of the Prince Khaled Al Faisal Institute for Moderation

JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has honored Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League (MWL), who was awarded the second version of the moderation prize 2018, at a ceremony at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah.
KAU President Abdulrahman Al-Youbi also thanked Al-Issa for his global efforts in highlighting the role of the Kingdom in the area of moderation.
Guests watched a biographical documentary about Al-Issa and his efforts to combat intellectual extremism and promote the values of moderation from religious teachings. AN Jeddah
Prince Khaled also laid the foundation stone for the building of the Prince Khaled Al Faisal Institute for Moderation, which will soon launch its first master’s program in moderation as well as professional diploma programs for specialists.


Four killed in failed terrorist attack on interior ministry building north of Riyadh

Updated 20 min 9 sec ago
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Four killed in failed terrorist attack on interior ministry building north of Riyadh

Four heavily armed attackers were killed in a failed terrorist attack on an interior ministry building in Zulfi, north of Riyadh, Al-Arabiya TV said.

Videos circulating on social media show the dead armed with machine guns, bombs and Molotov cocktails.

The suspects who were on board a car tried to crash through the main entrance of the General Directorate of Investigation’s Center in Riyadh, but were intercepted by security and prevented the vehicle from gaining access into the compund.

An ensuing firefight resulted in the death of the attackers Al-Arabiya added.