Suicide bomber killed in Saudi Arabia

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A Yemeni man was executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday for plotting a suicide attack and being linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The AFP news agency quoted a Saudi interior ministry as saying.

The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement that Mohammed al-Saddam, a Yemeni national, had planned to carry out a suicide attack on a gathering of civilians at the behest of IS.

The death sentence was carried out in the capital, Riyadh, on Monday, the statement said.

The statement did not say when or where the man was arrested.

Saudi Arabia ranks first among the world’s top executioners. About 70 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia this year.

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was placed in isolation on Sunday and will now have to wait at home for the results of the Covid-19 PCR test.

The move comes after a 14-year-old girl was diagnosed with coronavirus infection. Khabar Haaretz.

On Sunday morning, Bennett went to the occupied Golan Heights for a weekly cabinet meeting, and quickly returned home after hearing that his daughter, Corona, had tested positive.

Omicron variants are spreading rapidly in Israel, despite the booster dose of the corona vaccine.

Bennett’s office said his daughter had been vaccinated against Covid 19. However, Bennett’s office did not say whether he was infected with the delta variant of the coronavirus or the Omicron variant.

Before the cabinet meeting began, Bennett and other members had a rapid antigen test, and all were found to be negative.

Naftali Bennett called on Israelis to avoid traveling abroad to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant. But his wife and daughter have gone abroad for vacation and he is facing public criticism for this.

There have been confirmed reports that 1,117 Israelis have been infected with the variant since Omicron spread.

A Yemeni man was executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday for plotting a suicide attack and being linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group. The AFP news agency quoted a Saudi interior ministry as saying.

The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement that Mohammed al-Saddam, a Yemeni national, had planned to carry out a suicide attack on a gathering of civilians at the behest of IS.

The death sentence was carried out in the capital, Riyadh, on Monday, the statement said.

The statement did not say when or where the man was arrested.

Saudi Arabia ranks first among the world’s top executioners. About 70 people have been executed in Saudi Arabia this year.

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