Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia include Muslim Brotherhood on list of terrorist organizations

RIYADH — The Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia issued a statement on Tuesday listing the Muslim Brotherhood as an extremist terrorist group.

The Council stated that since its founding, the Muslim Brotherhood has sought to sow discord and escalate tensions between communities in order to strengthen itself.

The statement concluded with a warning that those belonging to or sympathizing with the Muslim Brotherhood that they will be pursued and prosecuted.