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Islamic Affairs Minister promotes ongoing counter-terrorism campaign

Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance Shaikh Saleh Al-AsShaikh yesterday visited an exhibition organized in Riyadh by the Ministry for the ongoing national solidarity campaign against terrorism. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister warned against the menace of terrorism, urging everyone to remain vigilant and highlighting the efforts exerted by the ulama (Muslim scholars) to make the campaign successful.

Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry announced today that Saudi security authorities had extradited to Yemen 19 Yemenis who had been detained for various security reasons, in accordance with the cooperation between the two countries in the fight against terrorism.