Saudi arrests 9 professors over links to Brotherhood

Saudi Arabia has arrested nine university professors for their alleged links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement, media reported yesterday.

Investigators found the professors, two Saudis and the rest from neighbouring countries, had been involved with “foreign organisations” based on “voice recordings and e-mails” linked to them, Okaz daily reported.

It identified the organisation as the Muslim Brotherhood, designated by the interior ministry in March as a “terror” group.