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Saudi cleric condemns terrorism

Aleading Saudi Arabian cleric yesterday condemned the use of terrorism to spread Islam when he preached from Mount Arafat, where more than 1.5 million Muslims prayed on the last day of the haj, the annual pilgrimage, AP reports from Mecca. 'Never ever was terrorism a facet of the call to the faith, or a means to it,' said Sheik Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah al-Sheikh.