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Saudi trial opens for ‘Al-Qaeda Lady’

A Saudi court opened the trial of the “Al-Qaeda Lady,” the first woman in the kingdom accused of involvement in terrorist activities, local media reported on Monday. The specialised criminal court began the trial Sunday of “a woman accused of joining Al-Qaeda, sheltering wanted elements and recruiting members of the terrorist Al-Qaeda network,” reported Al-Madina newspaper. The woman, who was not identified, is also accused of “financing terror and possessing weapons to use them in terrorist crimes,” the daily said. At her family’s request, the trial would take place in private and without media presence, it added.

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