SAUDI ARABIA: ‘ COURT SENTENCES 13 PEOPLE TO PRISON OVER PLOTTING AN AL-QAEDA ATTACK AGAINST US FORCES ‘
#AceWorldNews – SAUDI ARABIA – October 22 – A Saudi court has sentenced 13 people to between 18 months and 30 years in prison for plotting an Al-Qaeda attack against US forces, AFP said.
The defendants were convicted of “forming a terrorist cell” to target US forces in Qatar with hand grenades, rockets and other weapons, and they also planned to attack US forces in Kuwait, SPA news agency reported.
One of the group, a Qatari, was sentenced by a specialized terrorism court to 30 years in prison, while an Afghan received five years.
Eleven Saudis were jailed for between 18 months and 25 years.