Saudi scholars to vet teaching of prophet Muhammad to curb extremism

A bit late considering they spent 100s of millions supporting schools all over the globe over the last 20 years – many which became hotbeds for fundamentalist terror teaching. But hope it does some good, even if late.

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Royal order decrees King Salman Complex be set up in holy city of Medina to root out ‘fake and extremist texts’

Saudi authorities have taken an “unprecedented” step to tackle Islamic extremism by setting up a council of scholars to vet religious teachings around the world.

A royal order issued this week by King Salman established a global body of elite scholars based in the holy city of Medina to root out and “eliminate fake and extremist texts”.

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