Saudi court sentences man to death for terrorism

Updated 22 March 2018

Saudi court sentences man to death for terrorism

JEDDAH: The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for being part of a terrorist cell in the town of Al-Awamiyah in the Eastern Province.
The cell attacked three security posts, and fired at security forces and their vehicles. The attacks targeted Al-Awamiyah police station, a checkpoint in the city of Safwa, and one in Al-Nasrah neighborhood.
The condemned also fired at two civilian cars in Al-Awamiyah, mistaking them for police cars.


Pakistan's PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia

Updated 19 min 59 sec ago

Pakistan's PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: King Salman met Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

The two men "discussed close relations between the two brotherly countries, aspects of bilateral cooperation, as well as the latest developments at the regional and international arenas," Saudi Press Agency reported.

Khan arrived in Riyadh earlier on Tuesday where he was met at King Khalid International Airport by the Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Bandar.