Saudi Arabia detains two Libyan military officials doing Umrah in Mecca.

Saudi Arabia detains two Libyan military commanders performing Umrah in Mecca

Saudi Arabian authorities detained Sunday two Libyan military officials from western Libya – Al-Zawiya city.

The two officials are police captain, Mahmoud Ben Rajab, and the central security brigade of Al-Zawiya Mohammed Hussein.

Some sources said that the two Libyan officials were arrested by the Saudi Arabian government after an order by the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord led by Fayez Al-Serraj.

Some other sources also said that the arrest came on grounds of the two being named on the list of terrorists published by eastern Libyan government chaired by Abdullah Al-Thinni.

Saudi Arabia and other states in the Gulf as well as Egypt published a list of terrorists and named five Libyan figures on the list including Libya’s Mufti Al-Sadiq Al-Gharyani, Muslim Brotherhood cleric Ali Al-Salabi and others.

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