Middle East Updates / Saudi court jails 17 on militant Islamist charges

August 25, 2014 6:49 PM

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Middle East Updates / Saudi court jails 17 on militant Islamist charges

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9:47 P.M. A Saudi court has jailed 17 men for up to 33 years on a range of militant Islamist charges, including fighting in foreign conflicts and joining terrorist cells inside the kingdom, state news agency SPA reported on Monday.

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