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Saudi Court Tries 67 Suspected Al-Qaeda Members, Arab News Says

May 01, 2012

A Saudi Arabian court began the trial of 67 suspected al-Qaeda militants accused of buying weapons and financing terrorist activities, Arab News reported.

A Jordanian and 66 Saudis are being tried at a special criminal court, the Jeddah-based newspaper reported. They are also accused of fighting in Iraq under the leadership of deceased Jordanian national Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

To contact the reporter on this story: Glen Carey in Riyadh at gcarey8@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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