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Prince Nayef announces bringing 90 Saudis to court over joining al-Qaida

Saudi Arabia’s minister of the interior Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz stressed yesterday that 90 Saudis were brought before the court after it was proved they have joined al-Qaida organization, among other 253 detainees who are still being interrogated, while other 150 Saudis were released. The Saudi minister called on the opposition to return back home but under the condition to “confess its wrong deeds.” Once again, the Saudi minister denied to have political prisoners in Saudi Arabia. He added “the others remaining ( in jails) are almost 200,” adding that all of them are accused of joining al-Qaida and they are not held under the category of political prisoners. In an interview with the Saudi daily Okaz issued yesterday, the Saudi minister accused foreign sides or organizations he did not identify of penetrating into the Saudi youths and misleading them. He said that the kingdom does not rule out terrorist attacks in case war erupts against Iraq and that it is ready to face all possibilities. Full Story

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