Saudi Arabia Shuts Local Al Jazeera Office For “Promoting Plots Of Terrorist Groups”

 

Shortly after Saudi Arabia announced it had cut ties with Qatar over Doha’s alleged support for Islamists and Iran, on Monday the kingdom said it had also shut the local office of Al Jazeera, Qatar’s influential satellite channel, and had revokved its license. Riyadh views Al Jazeera as critical of its government, but the outlet says it is an independent news service giving a voice to everyone in the region. The move was announced by state television.

From Saudi press agency SPA, google translated:

The Ministry of Culture and Information closed Al-Jazeera’s office in Saudi Arabia and withdrew its license.

The move comes after Al-Jazeera has promoted the plots of terrorist groups, supported and supported the Houthi militias in Yemen, and tried to break the Saudi internal ranks by inciting them to leave the country and harm the sovereignty of Saudi Arabia.

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