Body of Sheikh Al-Jirani found after security raid

Updated 20 December 2017

Body of Sheikh Al-Jirani found after security raid

JEDDAH: Arab News sources have confirmed that the body of Judge Sheikh Mohammed Al-Jirani, who was kidnapped in December, 2016, was found during a security raid in the Qatif governorate on Tuesday.

The sources told Arab News that the body of Al-Jirani was discovered buried at a site in Al-Awwamia town raided by security forces, during which the terrorist Salman Al-Faraj was killed.

A member of the Special Forces, Khalid Al-Sameti, also died during the raid.

The State Security presidency and the Ministry of the Interior are expected to release a statement with further details.

 


King Salman receives dignitaries in Riyadh

King Salman received scholars and senior citizens on Monday. Saudi Arabia is seeking to create a culture of tolerance in the country. (SPA)
Updated 13 min 40 sec ago

King Salman receives dignitaries in Riyadh

  • Saudi Arabia seeks to create a culture of tolerance in order to fight extremism and bring about international security and peace

RIYADH: King Salman received on Monday princes, the country’s grand mufti, scholars and citizens who came to greet him.
The Saudi leadership is working to bridge communication gaps between the government and citizens.
In recent years, the Kingdom has encouraged government officials to improve the quality of their services and to meet the needs of every citizen.
Saudi Arabia also seeks to create a culture of tolerance in order to fight extremism and bring about international security and peace.
In addition, the Kingdom aims to meet high standards of transparency and accountability in the country.