12.5 C
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
    HomeNewsAsiaSaudi Arabia condemns Nice church attack

    Saudi Arabia condemns Nice church attack

    - Advertisement -

    Police officers stand guard near the Notre Dame church in Nice, southern France, after a knife attack killed three on Thursday. (AP)

    Short Url

    The foreign ministry stressed the importance of rejecting practices that breed hatred, violence and extremism

    The Muslim World League (MWL) also condemned the attack and described it as a “terrorist crime”

    October 29, 2020

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia condemned an attack at a church in the southern French city of Nice that killed three people on Thursday.

    The Kingdom’s foreign ministry expressed its categorical rejection of the extremist attack in Notre Dame Basilica and others like it, and said that they are inconsistent with all religions, human beliefs and instincts.
    The ministry stressed the importance of rejecting practices that breed hatred, violence and extremism.

    The ministry also expressed its condolences to the families of victims and the French government and public, wishing those injured a speedy recovery.
    The Muslim World League (MWL) also condemned the attack and described it as a “terrorist crime.”

    The MWL added that Islam is innocent of such attacks and considers them “ugly crimes” that are a product of terrorist ideologies.

    The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) also condemned the attack and said it rejects extremism and terrorism in all shapes and forms regardless of motives.

    The Council of Senior Scholars condemned the Nice Attack and said it is the duty of people to practice tolerance and constructive cooperation in the world.

    It added that Islam places utmost importance on protecting civilians.

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Kuwait, Bahrain and Egypt also condemned the attack.



    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Keep exploring...

    Complete Guide to Eid Prayer: Rituals, Cleanliness, Process, and More

    Eid Prayer is a significant festival in Islam, marking the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. One of the most important aspects...

    Eid Al-Fitr: A Comprehensive Guide to Recommended Acts on the Day of Celebration

    Eid Al-Fitr, often referred to as "Eid," is one of the most significant and joyous festivals in the Islamic calendar. It marks the end...

    Related Stories

    ISIS Terrorist Shahnawaz’s Arrest Reveals Shocking Details: Conversion, Education, and Sinister Plans

    In a significant breakthrough, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police apprehended Shahnawaz, a...

    Grief Grips Jaipur as Thousands Gather to Bid Farewell to Slain Muslim Teen

    In a somber gathering that drew thousands to the heart of Jaipur, India, mourners...

    Gaza Erupts in Protest as Israeli Settlers Intrude Al-Aqsa Mosque during Sukkot Celebration

    In a powerful display of solidarity and resistance, hundreds of Palestinians gathered in Gaza...

    Incident in Karnataka: Aarti Gesture at Mosque Leads to Five Arrests in Gangavati

    In a recent development, the Koppal police have taken swift action by registering a...

    The Impact of Materialism on British Muslim Youth: Insights from Top Boy

    In today's society, British Muslim youth find themselves increasingly drawn to the allure of...

    Bangladesh Stands in Solidarity with Uyghur Muslims, Calls for Justice

    In a resounding display of solidarity and concern, Bangladesh recently bore witness to impassioned...

    Afghan Political Leaders Seek Dialogue with Islamic Emirate, But Differ on Key Agenda

    In the wake of the Islamic Emirate's ascent to power, a notable exodus of...

    Al-Aqsa Mosque Incident: Israeli Settlers Enter Amidst Heightened Tensions

    In a concerning turn of events, a significant number of Israeli settlers, totaling 595...

    Explore More Articles

    Welcome to the enlightening realm of our Islamic Articles Page – a digital sanctuary where knowledge, spirituality, and the rich tapestry of Islamic culture converge. In an era where information flows ceaselessly and the world seems to spin faster each day, our platform stands as a steadfast beacon of wisdom and reflection.