Saudi Arabia: Two militants sentenced to death over terror attack

Cairo: A Saudi court today sentenced two militants to death on charges of involvement in a 2014 attack on a Shiite gathering and links to the terrorist Daesh group, the news portal Sabq reported.


Both convicts did not show up at a court session held last week when rulings against co- defendants were delivered, according to the report.



  • Pictures: Bombay High Court stays BMC demolition drive at Kangana Ranaut’s property

  • Meet the Vietnamese billionaire who helps the world beat COVID-19

  • IPL in UAE: All the past champions from the first IPL in 2008 to 2019

  • IPL in UAE: Mumbai Indians players spend quality time at the beach


Last Wednesday, the court handed down death sentences to seven other defendants and a 25-year-jail term to each of three others in the same case. All the rulings are preliminary.


The 2014 attack in the eastern Saudi region of Al Ihsa killed eight people, including three children.

Leave A Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *