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Saudi Edict Urges Informing on Militants

Saudi Arabia’s top religious authority has issued an edict urging citizens and residents to inform authorities about suspected militants planning terror activities. The edict, or fatwa, was issued Friday by Sheik Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah Al al-Sheik, and called on “citizens and residents to inform on everyone planning or preparing an act of sabotage, to protect the people and the country from the devastating effects of these acts and to protect the planners from the results of their actions.” The edict was reported by the official Saudi Press Agency, which said it was issued following several inquiries from the public about “tragic events” in the kingdom of late and how to deal with them. Last week, suspected militants stormed offices of foreign oil companies and a resort in Khobar, eastern Saudi Arabia, and killed 22 people, mostly foreigners. Full Story

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